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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,...

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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
PRAXAIR 123.92   23.5 5.28 3.00 2.45
JM SMUCKER 130.49   21.2 6.14 3.00 2.33
SPDR S&P 500 ETF 226.51   0.0 0.00 4.42 1.97
VANGUARD DIVIDEND APPRECIATION ETF 86.78   321.4 0.27 0.00 1.82


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