This ETF offers a way to access stocks of U.S. companies that have increased dividends consistently over time, focusing in on a select group of companies that have a solid track record as a source of consistent dividends and may offer attractive current yields relative to the broader market. Stocks are selected based on dividend yield and consistent dividend growth, resulting in a portfolio that should exhibit a beta less than 1.0 and offer a much higher distribution yield than broad-based market ETFs such as SPY or IWV. As such PEY may be an attractive option for investors looking to scale back risk while still maintaining exposure to equities, and it may also be effective for investors seeking to enhance current returns from the equity portion of a portfolio in low interest rate environments. There are dozens of ETFs that offer exposure to dividend-paying companies, including products linked to dividend-weighted indexes and benchmarks that employ a wide variety of screens to ensure that component companies offer attractive dividend yields. A comparison of the relevant yield metrics, expenses, and balance of exposure is worthwhile for any investors seeking to implement a dividend-intensive strategy through ETFs. In return for the enhanced current returns and specialized exposure, investors can expect to pay a bit more; PEY is more expensive than cap-weighted ETFs by a material margin.
The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for PEY 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 All Cap 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 14 other ETFs in the All Cap 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.
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The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of PEY 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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