Dividend ETFs Remain In Favor As Stocks Hit Record HighsThursday, March 14th, 2013
By Tom Lydon:
The Dow Jones Industrial Index has hit new highs along with a rebound in U.S. equity markets, while specific dividend exchange traded funds remain in favor. Certain funds are maintaining streams of inflows and performance while others within the same sector have fallen to the sidelines, indicating investors are still keen on an income stream.
“Seemingly, investors continue to embrace these products as a way to achieve equity appreciation with a lower level of risk. It also doesn’t hurt that many are concerned about the Fed looming over the market, causing some to reconsider their bond holdings for the long term,” Eric Dutram wrote for Zacks.
Investors are still on the hunt for income as interest rates are low and the outlook for dividends is bullish based on the funds that continue to see inflows. The following dividend ETFs have continued to see inflows in 2013, suggesting more