'DGRW' Dividend ETF Has the Right Stuff

“DGRW has a trailing 12-month yield of 2.22%, which surpasses both the average (and weighted average) of the 10 largest Equity U.S. Income Lipper funds and the S&P 500,” according to WisdomTree.

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Technology, industrial and consumer discretionary names combine for about 53% of DGRW’s weight, highlighting the fund’s cyclical tilt. The fund’s performance underscores the notion that dividend ETFs do not need to be heavily defensive to deliver for investors.

“We believe that by focusing more on fundamentally sound companies poised for dividend growth, and less on who pays the highest dividends, investors can strike the perfect balance between quality and growth in their overall equity income exposure,” according to WisdomTree.

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Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of DGRW.