ETF Trends
ETF Trends
  • Vanguard Group unveils two international ETF options 
  • VIGI to follow an income investing strategy, focusing on companies with high dividend yields
  • VYMI will emphasize stocks exhibiting dividend growth

The Vanguard Group is expanding its line of popular dividend exchange traded funds to include two international options that mirror U.S.-focused offerings.

Vanguard has launched the Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation ETF (NasdaqGM: VIGI) and Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF (NasdaqGM: VYMI), according to a press release.

VIGI will follow the Nasdaq International Dividend Achievers Select Index, which is comprised of over 200 all-cap developed and emerging market company stocks with a history of growing dividends.

VYMI will reflect the performance of the FTSE All-World ex US High Dividend Yield Index, which is composed of over 800 of the highest yielding large- and mid-cap developed and emerging market securities.

“The Vanguard International High Dividend Yield Index Fund will follow an income investing strategy, focusing on companies with high dividend yields, while Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation Index Fund will emphasize stocks exhibiting dividend growth,” said Vanguard said in a previous statement. [Vanguard to Introduce International Dividend ETFs]

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