Published Fri, 08 Mar 2013 02:08:53 -0500 on Seeking Alpha
This article will be similar to two other articles I wrote last year on dividends and buybacks, and fundamentals, technicals, and insider buying. For this article, I will be using the same process of looking at the holdings of select ETFs and see what stocks are included in each ETF. For this strategy, I will be using three ETFs that cover the following strategies: Low Volatility, Dividend Growth, and Technical Momentum.
For my low volatility ETF selection, I will use the most popular Low Volatility ETF, which is the PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio ETF (SPLV). ETF Description: "The Index is compiled, maintained, and calculated by Standard & Poor's and consists of the 100 stocks from the S&P 500® Index with the lowest realized volatility over the past 12 months." [SPLV Fund Page]
For my dividend growth ETF selection,... Read more
|Stock name||Last trade||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|SPDR S&P 500 ETF||210.24||4.20||2.01|
|VANGUARD DIVIDEND APPRECIATION ETF||81.96||1.64||2.01|