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ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETFFund



  • Change -0.06 (-0.2%)
  • Volume 0.25 M

12:06 PM EDT Dec 19, 2014
U.S. Markets are open

  • Assets $833.6M
  • Expense Ratio 0.40%
  • Yield 3.29%
  • Vs 50 Day EMA %
  • Vs 200 Day EMA %

US Equity ETF

ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The ETF tracks the performance of the S-Network Sector Dividend Dogs Index. The ETF holds high dividend yielding large and mid-cap U.S. stocks. Its investments are selected using the `Dogs of the Dow Theory' on a sector-by-sector basis. The ETF weights these holdings equally.

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Last Close Volume
207,167 59.7%
Trend on Last Close
50 DAY 38.77 38.03 1.9% 12-18-2014
200 DAY 38.77 36.74 5.5% 10-20-2014
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  • Dividend Dogs ETF Barks its Way to $1 Billion in Assets

    11-25-2014 01:00 PM by Todd Shriber

    With low interest rates and anemic yields on U.S. Treasuries forcing investors to expand their yield-generating horizons, 2014 has been another strong year for inflows to dividend exchange traded funds. The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (NYSEArca: SDOG) proves as much. SDOG, w...

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  • Popular Commission-Free ETFs on Schwab OneSource

    09-29-2014 04:25 PM by Tom Lydon

    Earlier this month, Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW), one of the largest discount brokers in the U.S., unveiled a significant expansion of its Schwab ETF OneSource commission-free exchange traded funds platform. Already substantial in terms of number of offerings, OneSource added 6...

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  • ETF Spotlight: Dividend Dogs

    09-26-2014 09:30 AM by Tom Lydon

    ETF Spotlight on the ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (NYSEArca: SDOG), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $831.6 million Objective: The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF tries to reflect the performance of the S-Network Sector Dividend Dogs Index, which applies the "Dogs of the D...

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  • Throw a Bone to This International Dividend ETF

    06-18-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber

    The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (NYSEArca: SDOG) will soon celebrate its second anniversary, but it is accurate to call this dividend ETF a success. Nearly $721 million in assets under management, a two-year return north of 45% and the ETF hitting a new all-time high Tuesday...

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  • Donít Bark at These Global Dividend-Payers

    01-16-2014 03:07 PM by Todd Shriber

    Although much of the recent dividend focus has been on U.S. equities and the relevant exchange traded funds, investors may want to consider foreign dividend payers as well. There are a plethora of ETFs with which to do just that. One is a newer fund that builds on a concept th...

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  • Three Dividend ETFs up 30% This Year

    12-19-2013 01:59 PM by Tom Lydon

    Through November, nearly $210 billion has flowed into exchange traded products around the world and nearly a third of that total has been allocated to precision-driven, or smart beta, strategies. Dividend ETFs are capturing a significant of the flows to non-cap weighted ETFs. ...

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  • ALPS Plans EM Dividend Dogs ETF

    12-03-2013 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    ALPS is rounding out its "Dogs of the Dow" suite of exchange traded funds, filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch an emerging market-focused version. According to an SEC exemptive relief filing, the ALPS Emerging Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (NYSEArca: EDOG) ...

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  • Nine New Dividend ETFs With Staying Power

    10-30-2013 01:50 PM by Tom Lydon

    Some say this is the golden age of dividends. If that is true, dividend exchange traded funds are benefiting in a big way. Last week, it was reported that assets under management at dividend ETFs reached a combined $80 billion. Not only is that up noticeably from $55 billion l...

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  • A Dividend ETF for 'Dogs of the Dow' Theory

    05-23-2013 02:38 PM by Tom Lydon

    I do the "ETF of the Week" for MarketWatch every Thursday on Chuck Jaffe's MoneyLife Show where I highlight big movers and disappointments within the exchange traded fund market. This Thursday, I looked at the ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (NYSEArca: SDOG). SDOG basically a...

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  • Some Dividend ETFs Outperforming the S&P 500

    05-21-2013 01:47 PM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend investors typically give up on fast growth in favor of steady income. However, some dividend exchange traded funds have been outpacing the broader S&P 500 so far this year. Of the almost 50 dividend-focused ETFs on the market, 18 are outperforming the S&P 500,...

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  • Dow 'Dividend Dogs' ETF Launches

    07-02-2012 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon

    Dividend hunters seeking exposure to high quality firms may take a look at the new ALPS dividend exchange traded fund that follows the "Dogs of the Dow" theory. Dividend ETFs have been very popular over the past year and this is the latest twist on the theme. According to a...

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Number of Holdings: 51

Real Estate 41.5%
Technology 18.3%
Utilities 12.3%
Utility 9.5%
Restaurants 3.7%
Unknown 2.7%
Consumer Discretionary 2.2%
Materials and Processing 2.1%
Waste & Disposal Services 2.1%
Regional Banks 1.9%
Financials 1.9%
Telecommunications 1.8%
Telecom Carriers 10.4%
Large Pharma 8.2%
Tobacco 7.7%
Midstream - Oil & Gas 6.3%
Integrated Utilities 5.6%
Semiconductor Devices 4.2%
Utility Networks 3.9%
Banks 3.9%
Restaurants 3.7%
Cable & Satellite 2.2%
REIT 2.2%
Computer Hardware & Storage 2.2%
Defense Primes 2.1%
Investment Management 2.1%
Steel Producers 2.1%
Precious Metal Mining 2.1%
Home & Office Furnishings 2.1%
Waste Management 2.1%
Payment & Data Processors 2%
Basic & Diversified Chemicals 2%
Diversified Banks 2%
Base Metals 2%
Health Care Supplies 2%
Specialty Chemicals 1.9%
Electrical Power Equipment 1.9%
Packaged Food 1.9%
P&C Insurance 1.9%
Office Electronics 1.9%
Infrastructure Software 1.9%
Consumer Electronics 1.8%
Exploration & Production 1.8%
Oil & Gas Services & Equip 1.6%
Unknown 0.3%
United States 99.4%
Unknown 0.6%
Large-cap 77.2%
Mid-cap 22.2%
Unknown 0.6%

Number of Holdings: 51





Market Cap


2.4% DRI Darden Restaurants I... Restaurants 7762530000 United States
2.3% LEG Leggett & Platt Inc Real Estate 5747220000 United States
2.3% MO Altria Group Inc Real Estate 100938330000 United States
2.3% ETR Entergy Corp Utility 14929400000 United States
2.3% ABBV AbbVie Inc Technology 111079530000 United States
2.2% EXC Exelon Corp Utility 30588350000 United States
2.2% PAYX Paychex Inc Technology 17198030000 United States
2.2% RAI Reynolds American In... Real Estate 35542870000 United States
2.2% TE TECO Energy Inc Utility 4614050000 United States
2.2% FE FirstEnergy Corp Utility 15569320000 United States

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