Franklin U.S. Low Volatility High Dividend Index ETF (LVHD)

NASDAQ: LVHD · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
35.12
+0.09 (0.24%)
Feb 27, 2024, 12:46 PM EST - Market open
0.24%
Assets $701.83M
Expense Ratio 0.27%
PE Ratio 15.64
Shares Out 19.00M
Dividend (ttm) $1.38
Dividend Yield 3.93%
Ex-Dividend Date Feb 8, 2024
Payout Ratio 61.58%
1-Year Return -5.96%
Volume 57,134
Open 35.07
Previous Close 35.03
Day's Range 35.07 - 35.19
52-Week Low 32.58
52-Week High 38.64
Beta 0.68
Holdings 120
Inception Date Dec 29, 2015

About LVHD

Fund Home Page

The Franklin U.S. Low Volatility High Dividend Index ETF (LVHD) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the QS Low Volatility High Dividend index. The fund tracks an index of roughly 50-100 US stocks selected from across the market cap spectrum. Stocks are selected and weighted to emphasize profitability, high dividends, low price volatility and low earnings volatility. LVHD was launched on Dec 29, 2015 and is issued by Franklin Templeton.

Asset Class Equity
Category Large Value
Region North America
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol LVHD
ETF Provider Franklin Templeton
Index Tracked QS Low Volatility High Dividend Index

Top 10 Holdings

25.90% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 2.68%
American Electric Power Company, Inc. AEP 2.66%
International Business Machines Corporation IBM 2.65%
The Kraft Heinz Company KHC 2.63%
The Coca-Cola Company KO 2.62%
Exelon Corporation EXC 2.61%
Altria Group, Inc. MO 2.53%
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company BMY 2.53%
PepsiCo, Inc. PEP 2.52%
General Mills, Inc. GIS 2.49%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Feb 8, 2024 $0.13793 Feb 13, 2024
Dec 28, 2023 $0.21071 Jan 3, 2024
Nov 2, 2023 $0.3854 Nov 7, 2023
Aug 3, 2023 $0.36458 Aug 8, 2023
May 4, 2023 $0.28053 May 9, 2023
Feb 2, 2023 $0.04805 Feb 7, 2023
Full Dividend History

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