Category Archives: Dividend ETFs
Dear ETF Industry,
There is a vibrant market for an ETF or mutual fund that implements a sensible dividend growth strategy. With all due respect, the myriad “dividend” products that you have created until now don’t cut it. I spent some time this past spring looking for good dividend growth ETFs (I, II, III), but I finally gave up in frustration.
I am happy enough being an individual dividend growth investor myself, and I don’t personally need a good dividend growth ETF at the moment. But many other investors could use such a product. And some day I will die. I would like to be able to tell my wife, who is not very interested in investing, to “just put it into XXX.” But a suitable XXX does not exist.
This is the third and last in a series of articles that look under the hoods of ETFs with “dividend” in their names. This time, I decided to focus on one fund company, WisdomTree, because my impression has been that they have been active in pursuing the income-seeking market with their growing menu of ETF offerings.
The ultimate goal of these articles is to discover if there is a dividend ETF that closely replicates the strategies, processes, and/or results of the many dividend growth investors who frequently write and comment here at Seeking Alpha. Earlier articles in the series are: