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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 11.10   0.0 -7.51 1.00 9.29
MACY'S 21.77   6.2 3.54 1.51 6.89
AT&T 32.35   12.1 2.68 2.04 6.34
ALTRIA GROUP 50.86   15.5 3.28 3.20 6.20
FORD MOTOR 10.06   12.9 0.78 0.60 6.05
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL 77.59   15.7 4.95 4.56 5.84
KOHL'S 48.73   10.2 4.79 2.68 5.59
ABBVIE 78.69   22.6 3.49 4.28 5.45
PPL 31.11   12.2 2.56 1.65 5.39
ONEOK 65.03   22.1 2.94 3.46 5.26
DOMINION RESOURCES 76.66   36.5 2.10 3.67 4.89
IBM 135.76   14.3 9.48 6.48 4.77
EXXON MOBIL 74.35   17.1 4.34 3.48 4.70
SOUTHERN COMPANY 55.15   16.9 3.27 2.48 4.55
DUKE ENERGY 87.87   21.4 4.11 3.71 4.28
VERIZON COMM 57.62   14.8 3.88 2.41 4.24
CHEVRON 120.81   16.7 7.23 4.76 3.96
WELLS FARGO 45.29   10.0 4.52 1.80 3.89
REALTY INCOME 72.70   54.2 1.34 2.72 3.75
CVS CAREMARK 54.17   0.0 -0.44 2.00 3.73
ENTERGY 102.04   19.6 5.22 3.64 3.59
FIRSTENERGY 43.35   433.5 0.10 1.52 3.56
3M 166.69   17.7 9.43 5.76 3.41
PFIZER 42.50   21.8 1.95 1.44 3.37
AES 17.09   16.9 1.01 0.55 3.26
COCA-COLA 51.31   32.7 1.57 1.60 3.10
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER 90.58   21.9 4.14 2.68 3.00
DTE ENERGY 129.54   20.3 6.37 3.78 2.93
JPMORGAN CHASE 109.54   11.8 9.26 3.20 2.89
EXELON 50.80   21.1 2.41 1.45 2.87
PEPSICO 132.94   15.0 8.86 3.82 2.87
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS 107.31   19.5 5.51 3.08 2.79
HOME DEPOT 202.35   20.4 9.92 5.44 2.75
PROCTER & GAMBLE 110.91   26.4 4.20 2.98 2.73
INTEL 46.19   10.4 4.42 1.26 2.72
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 140.71   26.1 5.40 3.80 2.72
MERCK & CO 82.90   26.2 3.17 2.20 2.65
LOCKHEED MARTIN 349.08   17.8 19.57 8.80 2.56
CISCO SYSTEMS 54.75   18.9 2.90 1.40 2.51
NEXTERA ENERGY 204.77   33.9 6.04 5.00 2.48
BOEING 347.16   19.9 17.48 8.22 2.37
MCDONALDS 204.49   27.1 7.54 4.64 2.28
BANK OF AMERICA 28.04   10.4 2.69 0.60 2.15
UNION PACIFIC 167.15   20.4 8.18 3.52 2.06
COMCAST 42.31   16.1 2.63 0.84 2.03
LOWES COMPANIES 98.62   33.8 2.92 2.20 1.99
WAL-MART STORES 108.65   37.6 2.89 2.12 1.96
APPLE 192.74   16.2 11.89 3.08 1.59
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP 244.96   19.0 12.88 4.32 1.46
MICROSOFT 132.45   29.4 4.50 1.84 1.40
WALT DISNEY 141.74   15.9 8.91 1.76 1.30
VISA 169.35   35.0 4.84 1.00 0.59

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