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This ETP offers an opportunity to access large cap U.S. stocks selected from the DJIA based on dividend yield. The ten companies that have the highest yield in the index of 30 companies are selected for inclusion in this fund. This means that, generally speaking, this fund will have very large and safe companies that pay out outsized yields relative to their blue chip brethren. While this may sound appealing, ultimately this ETN is little more than an expensive, gimmicky product that the ETF lineup could do without. All of the holdings in the fund are ones that investors could buy in their own portfolios very easily and a similar strategy wouldn't be that hard to do either, after all there are only ten securities in the fund at any given time. If you are interested in DOD, make sure to use limit orders; the spreads on this fund can be enormous. Other potential drawbacks include the credit risk component (DOD is an ETN) and a huge expense ratio. There are much better options out there for total market value exposure; steer clear of DOD at all costs.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for DOD on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Large Cap Value Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.View the Category Report
The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for this ETF and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.
This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.
There are 29 other ETFs in the Large Cap Value Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:
This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.
The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.
The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of DOD relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.
This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.
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