Published Thu, 19 Dec 2013 08:41:45 -0500 on Seeking Alpha
A few days ago, I wrote a post titled Are Dividend Growth Investors Doing It All Wrong?, which cast some questions at the methods of dividend growth investors. Let's take a quick look at some of the issues I brought up, and then delve into the meat of easily replacing a dividend growth portfolio with a single ETF. I brought up two major points, which were: The lack of diversification in many dividend growth portfolios. The focus on the dividend, and the lack of focus on total return. I pointed out that many dividend growth portfolios are focused too much on consumer names, something that happens because I believe dividend growth investors (like many other investors) place a premium on businesses that they personally are familiar with. Dividend growth investing largely ignores entire sectors (like technology) and anything smaller than the largest of mid cap stocks. This is a...
|Stock name||Last trade||P/E||Earnings/Share||Dividend/Share||Dividend yield|
|VANGUARD DIVIDEND APPRECIATION ETF||85.36||316.1||0.27||1.78||2.08|
Older articles featuring Vanguard Dividend Appreciation Etf (VIG):Dividend Health Checkup Podcast - Episode 47 With Guest Attorney Steve Rasher (Part 1)
Are Dividend Stocks Expensive? A View From The Top
Dividend Growth Or Closed-End Funds: What's Your Time Horizon?
Why Is Dividend Investing So Popular?
Combining Index Investing And Dividend Investing In Your Portfolio
Top 5 Dividend ETFs As Of The Summer Of 2016
The Dividend Growth 50 Trumps The Market By Nearly 300%
Face-Off: Dividend Growth And Buyback ETF
Top 13 Dividend ETFs For 2016
Focusing On Dividends Is A Poor Investment Strategy