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Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF (SMDV)

BATS: SMDV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
64.49 0.23 (0.36%)
Oct 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Expense Ratio0.41%
PE Ratio17.81
Shares Out12.87M
Dividend (ttm)$1.31
Dividend Yield2.05%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 22, 2021
1-Year Return
Previous Close64.26
Day's Range64.20 - 64.53
52-Week Low47.13
52-Week High67.39
Inception DateFeb 5, 2015

About SMDV

The investment seeks investment results, before fees and expenses, that track the performance of the Russell 2000 ® Dividend Growth Index (the index). Under normal circumstances, the fund will invest at least 80% of its total assets in component securities of the index. The index contains a minimum of 40 stocks, which are equally weighted, and no single sector is allowed to comprise more than 30% of the index weight.

Asset ClassPortfolio-Multi Asset
SectorSmall Cap
RegionNorth America
Stock ExchangeBATS
Ticker SymbolSMDV
Index TrackedRussell 2000 Dividend Growth Index

Top 10 Holdings

12.85% of assets
Bryn Mawr BankBMTC1.37%
Federal Agricultural MortgageAGM1.35%
BancFirst CorporationBANF1.29%
Lakeland FinancialLKFN1.28%
Home BancsharesHOMB1.28%
Associated Banc-CorpASB1.27%
Applied Industrial TechnologiesAIT1.25%
Sandy Spring BancorpSASR1.25%
Independent BankINDB1.25%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 22, 2021$0.36863Sep 29, 2021
Jun 22, 2021$0.2941Jun 29, 2021
Mar 23, 2021$0.22651Mar 30, 2021
Dec 23, 2020$0.42389Dec 31, 2020
Sep 23, 2020$0.2253Sep 30, 2020
Jun 24, 2020$0.29329Jul 1, 2020
Full Dividend History


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