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 Value Line® Dividend Index. The fund will normally invest at least 90% of its net assets (including investment borrowings) in the common stocks and depositary receipts that comprise the index. The index seeks to measure the performance of the securities ranked #1 or #2 according to the index provider's proprietary Value Line® Safety™ Ranking System (the Safety Ranking System) that are also still expected to provide above-average dividend yield.
|LMT||Lockheed Martin Corporation||0.53 %|
|AIZ||Assurant, Inc||0.52 %|
|ARGO||Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd||0.52 %|
|CINF||Cincinnati Financial Corporation||0.52 %|
|UTX||United Technologies Corporation||0.51 %|
|RDS-A||Royal Dutch Shell plc||0.51 %|
|O||Realty Income Corporation||0.51 %|
|RE||Everest Re Group, Ltd||0.51 %|
|CNA||CNA Financial Corporation||0.51 %|
|VTV||Vanguard Value Index Fund ETF ..||0.04 %||
|IWD||iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF||0.19 %||
|VYM||Vanguard High Dividend Yield I..||0.06 %||
|DIA||SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Aver..||0.17 %||
|SDY||SPDR S&P Dividend ETF||0.35 %||
|IVE||iShares S&P 500 Value ETF||0.18 %||
|SCHD||Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ET..||0.06 %||
|DGRO||iShares Core Dividend Growth E..||0.08 %||
|HDV||iShares Core High Dividend ETF||0.08 %||
|SCHV||Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Value ET..||0.04 %||
|Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Large Value)
|Market Performance vs. Exchange|
|Value||Sector Median||Percentile Rank||Grade||Market Median||Percentile Rank||Grade|
|Trailing 12 Months|
|Trailing 5 Years|
|Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)|
|Risk Return Profile|
|Volatility (Standard Deviation)||6.31%||96%||A||88%||B+|
|Risk Adjusted Return||179.95%||100%||A+||99%||A+|
|Letter Grade||Percentage||Letter Grade||Percentage||Letter Grade||Percentage|
|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 is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.
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 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.
The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.
The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.