Dividend increases are projected for significant percentages of XLF and VFH’s weight with research firm Markit forecasting a 25% rise in XLF’s payout.

Even if the CCAR results are not revealed this month, XLF is worth holding onto into April because it is that month’s second-best SPDR, according to CXO.

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ETF Trends editorial team contributed to this post.

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