The First Trust NASDAQ Technology Dividend Index Fund (NYSEArca: TDIV) provides exposure to a number of tech stocks with dividend yields higher than the S&P 500. Top holdings include Cisco Systems (NasdaqGS: CSCO) 8.6%, Apple (NasdaqGS: AAPL) 8.1%, Microsoft (NasdaqGS: MSFT) 7.4%, Intel (NasdaqGS: INTC) 7.3% and International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM) 7.1%. TDIV has a 2.86% 30-day SEC yield and a 0.50% expense ratio.
The WisdomTree U.S. Dividend Growth Fund (NYSEArca: DGRW) selects stocks based on long-term earnings growth expectations and weights components by aggregate cash dividends paid. Top holdings include Apple 4.9%, Microsoft 4.0%, Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PGM) 3.6%, Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) 3.5% and Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO) 2.8%. Top sectors include industrials 20.1%, information technology 20.1% and consumer discretionary 19.9%. DGRW has a 2.0% 30-day SEC yield and a 0.28% expense ratio.
The Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (NYSEArca: VIG) tracks high quality companies with a record of increasing dividends for at least 10 years. Top holdings include Pepsico (NYSE: PEP) 4.2%, Procter & Gamble 4.2%, Coca-Cola 4.2%, Abbot Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) 4.1% and Wal-Mart 4.1%. Top sectors include consumer staples 21.9%, industirals 19.1% and consumer cyclical 15.4%. VIG has a 0.10% expense ratio and a 2.09% 12-month yield.
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Max Chen contributed to this article.