An Effective International Dividend ETF

The forecast for dividend growth in 2018 underscores potential advantages with an ETF like VYMI.

“Emerging markets are projected to outperform developed markets in dividend growth. Among emerging markets, the Americas is expected to lead (17 percent), followed by Asia (12 percent) and EMEA (12 percent). The Eurozone is expected to lead in developed markets (15 percent), followed by APAC (10 percent),” according to Markit.

VYMI allocates 18.7% of its weight to emerging markets and 54.6% to European stocks. The ETF charges 0.32% per year, or $32 on a $10,000 investment, making it cheaper than 74% of competing strategies, according to issuer data.

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