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With stocks near record highs and some valuations stretched, investors should consider high-quality stock exposure, such as exchange traded funds that track dividend growers, as a way to limit risks while participating in any upside potential.

Investors may also consider consistent dividend growers as a way to gain exposure to this group of quality companies as dividend growers and high quality stocks share a number of similar characteristics.

“VYM is an excellent ETF with a great expense ratio. However, most of the domestic equity market has seen share prices rise to the point where there just isn’t much potential left for growth unless corporate profits grow substantially faster than GDP or P/E ratios across the economy reach absurd valuations,” adds Seeking Alpha.

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Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF