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Top Holdings Of Dividend ETFs (Part 1: The Top 50)

Published Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:30:19 -0500 on Seeking Alpha

From time to time, I compile a virtual portfolio of the top holdings of Dividend ETFs. I find the exercise insightful and certainly worth the effort. Comparing my portfolio to the virtual portfolio is informative, as it helps me to identify candidate stocks for analysis and possible investment.
Below, I'll provide a brief summary of the methodology. For a detailed description, please refer to previous editions in this series:
Top Holdings of Dividend ETFs (June 2018 Edition) Top Holdings of Dividend ETFs (November 2017 Edition) Top Holdings of Dividend ETFs (June 2017 Edition) Top Holdings of Dividend ETFs — published in December 2016 I have published similar articles using Real Estate ETFs and the public portfolios of Dividend Growth Bloggers as data sources.
Dividend ETF Analysis Dividend ETFs invest in stocks that pay dividends and regularly increase them. The issuers of ETFs provide data about each ETF's holdings, typically the ticker symbol, company name, the percentage of assets under management allocated to each holding, and the market value of the holding.
I collect these data from established Dividend ETFs and compile a spreadsheet with tickers of the top 25 holdings in each ETF, along with the market value of each holding. To rank the top holdings, I use the relative market value of each holding to score the corresponding ticker. This is a proportional scoring system that favors larger investments over smaller ones within the same ETF.
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Stock name Last trade   P/E Earnings/Share Dividend/Share Dividend yield
CENTURYLINK 11.59   0.0 -1.63 1.00 8.42
AT&T 30.79   10.7 2.87 2.04 6.36
FORD MOTOR 9.57   10.4 0.92 0.60 6.32
MACY'S 25.05   7.1 3.55 1.51 6.21
ALTRIA GROUP 54.71   14.9 3.68 3.20 5.86
ABBVIE 78.67   22.0 3.58 4.28 5.48
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL 84.45   17.1 4.95 4.56 5.41
PPL 30.95   12.0 2.57 1.65 5.35
ONEOK 70.03   25.3 2.77 3.46 4.92
DOMINION RESOURCES 76.29   20.4 3.73 3.67 4.91
SOUTHERN COMPANY 52.23   23.8 2.19 2.48 4.62
IBM 139.95   14.8 9.48 6.28 4.52
DUKE ENERGY 89.68   23.9 3.75 3.71 4.18
VERIZON COMM 57.08   14.7 3.88 2.41 4.13
REALTY INCOME 69.92   55.5 1.26 2.71 3.99
KOHL'S 73.28   15.1 4.86 2.68 3.97
EXXON MOBIL 81.76   16.8 4.88 3.28 3.96
CHEVRON 118.28   15.3 7.74 4.76 3.90
ENTERGY 94.64   20.4 4.63 3.64 3.89
CVS CAREMARK 52.93   0.0 -0.55 2.00 3.81
WELLS FARGO 47.48   10.5 4.52 1.80 3.81
FIRSTENERGY 40.86   408.6 0.10 1.52 3.74
PFIZER 39.37   21.2 1.86 1.44 3.69
COCA-COLA 47.98   30.6 1.57 1.60 3.38
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER 84.02   21.5 3.90 2.68 3.23
AES 17.73   9.8 1.81 0.55 3.09
DTE ENERGY 124.04   20.1 6.18 3.78 3.08
MERCK & CO 74.73   32.2 2.32 2.20 2.99
EXELON 50.07   24.1 2.08 1.45 2.93
PEPSICO 126.92   14.3 8.86 3.71 2.93
JPMORGAN CHASE 113.55   12.3 9.26 3.20 2.82
PROCTER & GAMBLE 103.69   24.7 4.20 2.98 2.81
LOCKHEED MARTIN 330.12   16.9 19.57 8.80 2.79
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 118.43   21.5 5.51 3.08 2.68
HOME DEPOT 206.72   21.2 9.73 5.44 2.66
3M 219.08   24.6 8.90 5.76 2.64
NEXTERA ENERGY 190.06   31.5 6.04 5.00 2.63
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 139.20   25.8 5.40 3.60 2.61
CISCO SYSTEMS 56.88   20.5 2.77 1.40 2.48
MCDONALDS 197.63   26.2 7.54 4.64 2.39
BOEING 375.46   21.0 17.88 8.22 2.19
INTEL 58.72   13.1 4.48 1.26 2.14
WAL-MART STORES 103.53   45.4 2.28 2.12 2.07
BANK OF AMERICA 30.02   11.2 2.69 0.60 2.00
COMCAST 41.85   16.6 2.52 0.84 2.00
UNION PACIFIC 176.84   21.6 8.18 3.52 1.98
LOWES COMPANIES 113.97   40.7 2.80 1.92 1.69
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP 230.35   17.9 12.88 3.60 1.59
MICROSOFT 125.01   29.0 4.31 1.84 1.49
APPLE 207.16   17.0 12.16 2.92 1.43
WALT DISNEY 135.10   18.5 7.31 1.76 1.34
VISA 161.49   34.8 4.64 1.00 0.62

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