March 19, 2013 at 07:00 AM EDT
Ultimate Guide To The Spin-Off ETF (CSD)
Spin-offs may be somewhat common among publicly-traded corporations, but they tend to offer uncommon returns to savvy investors. According to a 25-year study entitled “Restructuring Through Spinoffs,” published in 1993 by Penn State University, spin-offs tend to outperform peers and the S&P 500 by approximately 10% per year in the first three years after the spin-off. A second study of 168 restructurings conducted in 1999 by McKinsey confirmed these trends, showing two-year annualized returns of 27%, compared to 14% for the Russell 2000 and 17% for the S&P 500 over the same time period. The Claymore Beacon Spin-Off ETF (CSD) was designed to capitalize on these trends and offer investors an easy way to gain exposure [Download How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time]. In a Nutshell The Claymore Beacon Spin-Off ETF seeks to replicate the performance of the Beacon Spin-Off Index, which consists of stocks that have been spun-off, [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: Daily ETF Roundup: Stocks Close Lower on Cyprus Fears Surprising Standouts Among Agribusiness ETFs Daily ETF Roundup: Dow Snaps Its 10-Day Win Streak Daily ETF Roundup: Dow Sets Yet Another Record Daily ETF Roundup: Dow Posts First 9-Day Win Streak Since 1996
Spin-offs may be somewhat common among publicly-traded corporations, but they tend to offer uncommon returns to savvy investors. According to a 25-year study entitled “Restructuring Through Spinoffs,” published in 1993 by Penn State University, spin-offs tend to outperform peers and the S&P 500 by approximately 10% per year in the first three years after the spin-off. A second study of 168 restructurings conducted in 1999 by McKinsey confirmed these trends, showing two-year annualized returns of 27%, compared to 14% for the Russell 2000 and 17% for the S&P 500 over the same time period. The Claymore Beacon Spin-Off ETF (CSD) was designed to capitalize on these trends and offer investors an easy way to gain exposure [Download How To Pick The Right ETF Every Time].  In a Nutshell The Claymore Beacon Spin-Off ETF seeks to replicate the performance of the Beacon Spin-Off Index, which consists of stocks that have been spun-off, [...]

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