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SMDV - Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF

Stock Price: $65.26 USD -0.81 (-1.22%)
Updated Apr 20, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $923.77M
NAV $66.65
Expense Ratio 0.41%
PE Ratio 19.45
Beta (5Y) 0.78
Dividend (ttm) $1.17
Dividend Yield 1.75%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 23, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 20
Last Price $65.26
Previous Close $66.07
Change ($) -0.81
Change (%) -1.22%
Day's Open 65.96
Day's Range 64.92 - 66.12
Day's Volume 37,558
52-Week Range 41.22 - 68.11

Fund Description

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 Class
Portfolio-Multi Asset
Sector
Small Cap
Region
North America
Inception Date
Feb 5, 2015
Exchange
BATS
Ticker Symbol
SMDV
Index Tracked
Russell 2000 Dividend Growth Index

Top 10 Holdings

14.62% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
The Ensign GroupENSG1.53%
York Water CompanyYORW1.51%
Middlesex WaterMSEX1.47%
AvistaAVA1.47%
ABM IndustriesABM1.46%
Universal CorporationUVV1.46%
Portland General ElectricPOR1.44%
Bryn Mawr BankBMTC1.44%
H.B. FullerFUL1.44%
The Aaron's CompanyAAN1.41%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 23, 2021$0.226505Mar 30, 2021
Dec 23, 2020$0.42389Dec 31, 2020
Sep 23, 2020$0.225295Sep 30, 2020
Jun 24, 2020$0.293291Jul 1, 2020
Mar 25, 2020$0.277798Apr 1, 2020
Dec 24, 2019$0.406788Jan 2, 2020
Full Dividend History

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