January 28, 2013 at 07:00 AM EST
Ultimate Guide To TDIV
One of the common historical criticisms of tech stocks is that they by and large do not pay dividends. That has changed dramatically in recent years, as the blue chip tech stocks of the 1980s and 1990s have matured and accumulated more cash than they can effectively reinvest. With numerous tech stocks now offering dividends, it is a relevant consideration as to how to best build a portfolio of dividend-paying tech stocks. This is where the Nasdaq Technology Dividend Index Fund (TDIV) from First Trust comes into play [see How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. In a Nutshell TDIV seeks to replicate the NASDAQ Technology Dividend Index; this benchmark is a modified dividend value-weighted index that may include up to 100 companies. To be on the list, a stock has to be listed on a major U.S. exchange (the NYSE or Nasdaq), have a minimum daily average volume of $1 [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Tech ETFs: Watch Your Apple Weight ETFs For The Touchscreen Revolution Tech ETFs In Focus Ahead Of Google Earnings Report Thursday’s ETF Chart To Watch: Technology Select Sector SPDR (XLK) First Trust Launches Technology Dividend ETF (TDIV)
One of the common historical criticisms of tech stocks is that they by and large do not pay dividends. That has changed dramatically in recent years, as the blue chip tech stocks of the 1980s and 1990s have matured and accumulated more cash than they can effectively reinvest. With numerous tech stocks now offering dividends, it is a relevant consideration as to how to best build a portfolio of dividend-paying tech stocks. This is where the Nasdaq Technology Dividend Index Fund (TDIV) from First Trust comes into play [see How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. In a Nutshell TDIV seeks to replicate the NASDAQ Technology Dividend Index; this benchmark is a modified dividend value-weighted index that may include up to 100 companies. To be on the list, a stock has to be listed on a major U.S. exchange (the NYSE or Nasdaq), have a minimum daily average volume of $1 [...]

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