Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF (SMDV)
|Ex-Dividend Date||Sep 22, 2021|
|Day's Range||64.20 - 64.53|
|Inception Date||Feb 5, 2015|
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.
Top 10 Holdings12.85% of assets
|Bryn Mawr Bank||BMTC||1.37%|
|Federal Agricultural Mortgage||AGM||1.35%|
|Applied Industrial Technologies||AIT||1.25%|
|Sandy Spring Bancorp||SASR||1.25%|
|Sep 22, 2021||$0.36863||Sep 29, 2021|
|Jun 22, 2021||$0.2941||Jun 29, 2021|
|Mar 23, 2021||$0.22651||Mar 30, 2021|
|Dec 23, 2020||$0.42389||Dec 31, 2020|
|Sep 23, 2020||$0.2253||Sep 30, 2020|
|Jun 24, 2020||$0.29329||Jul 1, 2020|
Small-cap value was hot earlier this year. It then cooled off, but there are signs that favored factor combination could heat up again into year-end.
Smart Beta ETF report for SMDV
Smart Beta ETF report for SMDV
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