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: 0.08 %
|WMT||Walmart Inc.||4.00 %|
|JNJ||Johnson & Johnson||4.00 %|
|MSFT||Microsoft Corporation||3.94 %|
|PEP||PepsiCo Inc.||3.49 %|
|MMM||3M Company||2.95 %|
|MCD||McDonald's Corporation||2.80 %|
|MDT||Medtronic plc.||2.45 %|
|UNP||Union Pacific Corporation||2.36 %|
|ABT||Abbott Laboratories||2.36 %|
|TXN||Texas Instruments Incorporated||2.30 %|
|SPY||SPDR S&P 500||0.09 %||
|IVV||iShares Core S&P 500||0.05 %||
|VTI||Vanguard Total Stock Market||0.04 %||
|VOO||Vanguard S&P 500||0.04 %||
|IWB||iShares Russell 1000||0.15 %||
|RSP||PowerShares S&P 500 Equal Weig..||0.33 %||
|USMV||iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA||0.15 %||
|ITOT||iShares Core S&P Total U.S. St..||0.03 %||
|SCHX||Schwab U.S. Large-Cap||0.03 %||
|VV||Vanguard Large-Cap||0.05 %||
|Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Large Blend)
|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)||7.18%||94%||A||83%||B|
|Risk Adjusted Return||147.58%||83%||B||93%||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 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 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.