ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF (SMDV)

BATS: SMDV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.73 (1.20%)
At close: Dec 7, 2023, 3:57 PM
-0.36 (-0.59%)
After-hours: Dec 7, 2023, 7:06 PM EST
Assets $756.31M
Expense Ratio 0.40%
PE Ratio 13.90
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $1.66
Dividend Yield 2.70%
Ex-Dividend Date Sep 20, 2023
Payout Ratio 37.98%
1-Year Return -3.80%
Volume 39,569
Open 60.94
Previous Close 60.73
Day's Range 60.58 - 61.52
52-Week Low 53.09
52-Week High 66.96
Beta n/a
Holdings 103
Inception Date Feb 5, 2015

About SMDV

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The ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF (SMDV) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the Russell 2000 Dividend Growth index. The fund tracks an index of US small-cap stocks with a 10-year record of increasing dividends. Stocks are equally weighted. SMDV was launched on Feb 5, 2015 and is issued by ProShares.

Asset Class Equity
Category Small Blend
Region North America
Stock Exchange BATS
Ticker Symbol SMDV
ETF Provider ProShares
Index Tracked Russell 2000 Dividend Growth Index

Top 10 Holdings

11.66% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Universal Corporation UVV 1.21%
HNI Corporation HNI 1.20%
Kadant Inc. KAI 1.19%
Glacier Bancorp, Inc. GBCI 1.18%
Cambridge Bancorp CATC 1.17%
Griffon Corporation GFF 1.16%
Peoples Bancorp Inc. PEBO 1.15%
Cadence Bank CADE 1.14%
United Bankshares, Inc. UBSI 1.13%
Insperity, Inc. NSP 1.13%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Sep 20, 2023 $0.42563 Sep 27, 2023
Jun 21, 2023 $0.37498 Jun 28, 2023
Mar 22, 2023 $0.30844 Mar 29, 2023
Dec 22, 2022 $0.54989 Dec 30, 2022
Sep 21, 2022 $0.38955 Sep 28, 2022
Jun 22, 2022 $0.30517 Jun 29, 2022
Full Dividend History


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