The investment seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of common stocks of companies that have a record of increasing dividends over time. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Nasdaq US Dividend Achievers Select Index, which consists of common stocks of companies that have a record of increasing dividends over time. The adviser attempts to replicate the target index by investing all, or substantially all, of its assets in the stocks that make up the index, holding each stock in approximately the same proportion as its weighting in the index.
Inception Date: 21/04/2006
Primary Benchmark: NASDAQ US Div Achievers Select TR USD
Primary Index: S&P 500 TR USD
Gross Expense Ratio: 0.09%
Management Expense Ratio: 0.06 %
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|Volatility (Standard Deviation)||7.28%||69%||D+||83%||B|
|Risk Adjusted Return||149.26%||99%||A+||98%||A+|
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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 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 stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.