The investment seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield (before the fund's fees and expenses) of an equity index called the Morningstar(R) Dividend Leaders Index(SM). The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in common stocks that comprise the index. The objective of the index is to offer investors a benchmark for dividend portfolios as well as a means to invest in a portfolio of stocks that have a consistent record of growing dividends as well as the ability to sustain them. It is non-diversified.
Inception Date: 09/03/2006
Primary Benchmark: Morningstar Dividend Leaders TR USD
Primary Index: S&P 500 TR USD
Gross Expense Ratio: 0.48%
Management Expense Ratio: 0.45 %
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|VYM||Vanguard High Dividend Yield||0.08 %||
|SDY||SPDR S&P Dividend||0.35 %||
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|Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Large Value)
|Market Performance vs. Exchange (NYSE Arca)|
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|Trailing 12 Months|
|Trailing 5 Years|
|Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)|
|Risk Return Profile|
|Volatility (Standard Deviation)||7.05%||86%||B||85%||B|
|Risk Adjusted Return||170.50%||93%||A||97%||A+|
|Target Price Action||Rating Action||Analyst||Rating||Price||Date|
This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.
This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.
The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.
The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.
The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.
There is nothing we particularly dislike