8 Dividend ETFs With Minimal Financial Exposure
Many dividend-focused ETFs have significant exposure to financial institutions, since this sector generally has a long history of making substantial cash payouts to shareholders. But investors looking to lower overall volatility and focus on more stable companies may find big allocations to the financial sector to be incompatible with their risk tolerance [see Free Report: How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. Fortunately, there are a number of ETFs that offer exposure to dividend-paying stocks with little or no allocations to the financial sector. Below, we profile eight of them: 1. iShares High Dividend Equity Fund (HDV) This ETF is linked to the Morningstar Dividend Yield Focus Index, a benchmark that is designed to target U.S. stocks that have provided relatively high yields on a consistent basis. That methodology results in top holdings such as AT&T, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson, but relatively little weighting to banks and financial [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: ETFs For Consistent Dividend Payers Ex-Financials ETFs For Cautious Bulls Highlighting Seven Unique Dividend ETFs Why Some Dividend ETFs Have Puny Dividend Yields The 18 Most Successful New ETFs Of 2011
Many dividend-focused ETFs have significant exposure to financial institutions, since this sector generally has a long history of making substantial cash payouts to shareholders. But investors looking to lower overall volatility and focus on more stable companies may find big allocations to the financial sector to be incompatible with their risk tolerance [see Free Report: How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. Fortunately, there are a number of ETFs that offer exposure to dividend-paying stocks with little or no allocations to the financial sector. Below, we profile eight of them: 1. iShares High Dividend Equity Fund (HDV) This ETF is linked to the Morningstar Dividend Yield Focus Index, a benchmark that is designed to target U.S. stocks that have provided relatively high yields on a consistent basis. That methodology results in top holdings such as AT&T, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson, but relatively little weighting to banks and financial [...]

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