ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG)

NYSEARCA: SDOG · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.01 (0.02%)
At close: Aug 5, 2022 4:00 PM
+0.23 (0.44%)
After-hours: Aug 8, 2022 8:00 PM EDT
Assets $1.23B
NAV $51.54
Expense Ratio 0.40%
PE Ratio 20.17
Shares Out 23.96M
Dividend (ttm) $2.06
Dividend Yield 4.00%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 23, 2022
1-Year Return -0.84%
Volume 29,744
Open 51.75
Previous Close 51.53
Day's Range 51.54 - 52.15
52-Week Low 48.78
52-Week High 58.04
Beta 1.00
Holdings 53
Inception Date Jun 29, 2012

About SDOG

The underlying index generally consists of 50 stocks on each annual reconstitution date, which is the third Friday of December each year. The underlying index's stocks must be constituents of the S&P 500 Index, the leading benchmark index for U.S. large capitalization stocks. The underlying index methodology selects the five stocks in ten of the eleven GICS sectors that make up the S&P 500 which offer the highest dividend yields as of the last business day of November.

Asset Class Equity
Sector Income
Region North America
Issuer ALPS Holdings
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol SDOG
Index Tracked S-Network Sector Dividend Dogs Index

Top 10 Holdings

22.07% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Cardinal Health CAH 2.30%
Franklin Resources BEN 2.30%
The Southern Company SO 2.21%
Huntington Ingalls Industries HII 2.20%
3M Company MMM 2.20%
Truist Financial TFC 2.19%
Huntington Bancshares HBAN 2.18%
Cummins CMI 2.18%
Snap-on SNA 2.17%
Best Buy Co. BBY 2.14%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Jun 23, 2022 $0.5214 Jun 30, 2022
Mar 24, 2022 $0.5348 Mar 31, 2022
Dec 22, 2021 $0.5213 Dec 29, 2021
Sep 23, 2021 $0.4841 Sep 30, 2021
Jun 17, 2021 $0.4599 Jun 24, 2021
Mar 18, 2021 $0.4757 Mar 25, 2021
Full Dividend History


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Dividend Strategies Outperform in First Half

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These Were ALPS' 3 Most Popular ETFs in June

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Dogs of the Dow Are 2022's Best in Show

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Fox Business: Todd Rosenbluth Dives Into Dividends and Volatility

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Don't Just Blindly Choose the Largest High-Dividend ETF

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Income Investors Don't Want to Miss Out on These 2 ETFs

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The Top 3 ALPS ETFs By May Flows

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Old School Strategy Suits This ETF Quite Well

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This Dog Is Proving Durable

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Q1 Dividend Growth Impresses

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This Dog Has an Inflation-Protection Bite

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Which ALPS ETFs Took in the Most Flows in March?

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Still Plenty of Value in Value Stocks

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This Dividend ETF Has Inflation-Fighting Credentials

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Look to SDOG During Commodity Booms

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Big Dividends, Other Benefits With SDOG

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