The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the total return performance of the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index. The fund generally invests substantially all, but at least 80%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index. The index is designed to measure the performance of the highest dividend yielding S&P Composite 1500? Index constituents that have followed a managed-dividends policy of consistently increasing dividends every year for at least 20 consecutive years. The fund is non-diversified.
Inception Date: 08/11/2005
Primary Benchmark: S&P High Yield Dividend Aristcrts TR USD
Primary Index: S&P 500 TR USD
Gross Expense Ratio: 0.35%
Management Expense Ratio: 0.35 %
|T||AT&T Inc.||2.22 %|
|SKT||Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc.||1.87 %|
|O||Realty Income Corporation||1.79 %|
|NNN||National Retail Properties||1.68 %|
|TGT||Target Corporation||1.64 %|
|IBM||International Business Machines Corporation||1.62 %|
|PBCT||People's United Financial Inc.||1.56 %|
|ORI||Old Republic International Corporation||1.50 %|
|ABBV||AbbVie Inc.||1.42 %|
|XOM||Exxon Mobil Corporation||1.39 %|
|IWD||iShares Russell 1000 Value||0.20 %||
|VTV||Vanguard Value||0.05 %||
|DIA||SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Aver..||0.15 %||
|VYM||Vanguard High Dividend Yield||0.08 %||
|IVE||iShares S&P 500 Value||0.18 %||
|SCHD||Schwab US Dividend Equity||0.07 %||
|SPLV||PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volati..||0.25 %||
|HDV||iShares Core High Dividend||0.10 %||
|PRF||Powershares FTSE RAFI US 1000 ..||0.39 %||
|SCHV||Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Value||0.05 %||
|Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Large Value)
|Market Performance vs. Exchange (NYSE Arca)|
|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)||6.76%||92%||A-||85%||B|
|Risk Adjusted Return||142.69%||77%||C+||92%||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 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 company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.