Like, NOBL, REGL tracks a Dividend Aristocrats Index. The mid-cap Dividend Aristocrats Index, though, only requires 15 consecutive years of increased dividends for inclusion. The ETF has a 1.53% 12-month yield.

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SMDV, a dividend spin on the Russell 2000, the benchmark U.S. small-cap index, tracks the Russell 2000 Dividend Growth Index. The index includes small-cap firms with dividend increase streaks of at least a decade. SMDV has a 1.66% 12-month yield.

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