March 27, 2013 at 07:00 AM EDT
Dividend “High Yielders”: Head-To-Head
Interest in dividend-focused strategies has surged in recent years, as investors continue to look for ways to enhance their portfolio’s yield without taking on excessive risk. As such, the ETF industry has responded to this demand, pumping out a wide array of products that offer the stable and attractive yields many are looking for. A closer look at the yields and performance metrics of these products, however, reveals significant differences [see 101 High Yielding ETFs For Every Dividend Investor]. When it comes to dividend investing strategies, there are two primary groups of thought: consistency and yield. It’s important to note the distinction between consistency of distributions and quantity of distributions; often, those firms that have regularly increased cash payments to shareholders won’t always be the stocks with the most attractive distribution yields. For those looking to maximize dividends, we take a closer look at six of the most popular “high yielders”. [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: 4 Dividend ETFs With Higher Yields Than LQD Tax Reform And Dividend ETFs: Cause For Concern? iShares Debuts Dividend ETF (HDV) Dividend ETFs: Going Beyond The United States E*TRADE Joins Commission Free ETF Party
Interest in dividend-focused strategies has surged in recent years, as investors continue to look for ways to enhance their portfolio’s yield without taking on excessive risk. As such, the ETF industry has responded to this demand, pumping out a wide array of products that offer the stable and attractive yields many are looking for. A closer look at the yields and performance metrics of these products, however, reveals significant differences [see 101 High Yielding ETFs For Every Dividend Investor]. When it comes to dividend investing strategies, there are two primary groups of thought: consistency and yield. It’s important to note the distinction between consistency of distributions and quantity of distributions; often, those firms that have regularly increased cash payments to shareholders won’t always be the stocks with the most attractive distribution yields. For those looking to maximize dividends, we take a closer look at six of the most popular “high yielders”. [...]

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