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A Winning Combination Of ETFs: Low Volatility, Dividend Growth, And Momentum

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. ETF Selections: Low Volatility: 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] Dividend Growth: For my dividend growth ETF selection,... Read more

Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
JM SMUCKER 124.46   11.2 11.11 3.12 2.51
VANGUARD DIVIDEND APPRECIATION ETF 103.96   0.0 0.00 0.00 2.10
PRAXAIR 153.61   35.6 4.32 3.30 2.05
SPDR S&P 500 ETF 273.11   0.0 0.00 4.80 1.76


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