Dividend Growth Strategies: A Big Idea for Small and Mid Caps
2020 promises to be complex, with an upcoming election, slowing corporate earnings, and an aging bull market. Despite strong returns, earnings growth was flat, which has pushed valuations higher. Where can investors look for opportunities in this market? Small- and mid-cap equities—especially the quality ones that consistently grow their dividends—have shown resiliency in tough markets and may be worthy of consideration.
Rolf Agather, managing director of North American Research at FTSE Russell, joins ProShares’ Simeon Hyman and Kieran Kirwan to discuss how quality dividend growth strategies in small and mid caps are well positioned for this market environment.
Moderated by Tom Lydon of ETF Trends, their discussion will cover:
The forces driving today’s markets—why there’s reason for both optimism and concern.
The appeal of mid- and small-cap dividend growth strategies and their historical ability to weather market turmoil.
How REGL and SMDV, ProShares’ mid-cap and small-cap dividend growth ETFs, could help complement equity holdings over the long term.
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Simeon Hyman, CFA
Global Investment Strategist
Kieran Kirwan, CAIA
Director, Investment Strategy
Rolf Agather, CFA
Managing Director of North American Research
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