Dividends https://www.benzinga.com/views/taxonomy/term/41 en Has The 737 Max Put Boeing's Dividend At Risk? https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/19/10/14638600/has-the-737-max-put-boeings-dividend-at-risk <p><strong>Boeing Co </strong>(NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/ba#NYSE">BA</a>) shares are down 11% in the past six months as the problems that grounded the 737 Max have proven more difficult to solve than many investors anticipated. Fortunately for Boeing bulls, one analyst said at least patient investors will likely continue to get paid to wait.</p> <h3>The Analyst</h3> <p>Bank of America analyst <a href="https://www.tipranks.com/analysts/ronald-epstein">Ronald Epstein</a> reiterated his Neutral rating and $370 price target for Boeing.</p> <h3>The Thesis</h3> <p>Boeing shares took a big hit last Friday after the FAA reported <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/government/19/10/14622672/faa-concerned-about-boeing-text-messages-that-may-indicate-company-misled-agency-on-737-max">&ldquo;concerning&rdquo; instant messages </a>between two Boeing employees that took place during the original certification of the 737 Max back in 2016. In response, Epstein lowered his price target for Boeing from $400 to $370 on Monday, noting that corporate governance concerns could ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/19/10/14638600/has-the-737-max-put-boeings-dividend-at-risk alt=Has The 737 Max Put Boeing&#039;s Dividend At Risk?>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> 737 MAX Analyst Color BA Bank of America Ronald Epstein Dividends Price Target Reiteration Top Stories Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas BA US0970231058 Analyst Color Dividends Price Target Reiteration Top Stories Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas Benzinga Tue, 22 Oct 2019 17:40:54 +0000 Wayne Duggan 14638600 at https://www.benzinga.com A Strong Q3 For Dividend ETFs https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/19/10/14590804/a-strong-q3-for-dividend-etfs <p>The July through September period was another solid stretch for dividend exchange traded funds as investors added $4.5 billion to the asset class. More importantly, payout growth continued a robust upward trajectory in the third quarter.</p> <h3>What To Know</h3> <p>Dividend growth is the name of the game with the <strong>ProShares S&amp;P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF </strong>(CBOE:NOBL). NOBL is the only ETF tracking the S&amp;P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Index, which features a stringent requirement of at least 25 years of dividend increases for admittance.</p> <p>&ldquo;According to S&amp;P Dow Jones, there were 426 dividend increases in the third quarter of 2019, down from 460 a year earlier. Meanwhile, this year there were 94 decreases, up from 67,&rdquo; <a href="https://www.cfraresearch.com/">said ...</a></p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/19/10/14590804/a-strong-q3-for-dividend-etfs alt=A Strong Q3 For Dividend ETFs>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Analyst Color CFRA Research Long Ideas NOBL Todd Rosenbluth Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Dividends Top Stories Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas ETFs NOBL Long Ideas Analyst Color Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Dividends Top Stories Analyst Ratings Trading Ideas ETFs Benzinga Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:15:26 +0000 ETF Professor 14590804 at https://www.benzinga.com 8 REITs With 10% Yields https://www.benzinga.com/real-estate/reit/19/10/14562046/8-reits-with-10-yields <p>Real estate investment trusts offer some of the highest yields in the market. Maybe the best part about these investments is that they&#39;re legally required to distribute at least 90% of their earnings to shareholders via dividends.</p> <p>JPMorgan<a href="http://www.benzinga.com/analyst-ratings/analyst-color/19/10/14560456/jpmorgan-reits-set-up-well-in-this-environment"> said this week</a> that the economic environment is set up well for REITs heading into 2020 given the combination of rising share prices and falling interest rates has provided historically low cost of capital for REITs. Within the REIT group, JPMorgan is most bullish on ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/real-estate/reit/19/10/14562046/8-reits-with-10-yields alt=8 REITs With 10% Yields>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> AGNC CIM IVR MAC MFA NLY NRZ REIT TWO Education Dividends Trading Ideas General Real Estate AGNC US02503X1054 CIM US16934Q1094 IVR US46131B1008 MAC US5543821012 MFA US55272X1028 NLY US0357104092 TWO US90187B1017 NRZ REIT Education Dividends Trading Ideas General Real Estate Benzinga Tue, 08 Oct 2019 20:25:07 +0000 Wayne Duggan 14562046 at https://www.benzinga.com 3 Real Estate ETFs Entering The All-Time High Club https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/10/14557511/3-real-estate-etfs-entering-the-all-time-high-club <p>Low interest rates, investors&#39; thirst for above-average yields and heavily domestic revenue streams are among the reasons real estate investment trusts and <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/09/14439807/why-5g-is-meaningful-for-this-high-flying-real-estate-etf">the related exchange traded funds</a> are thriving this year.</p> <p>As a sector, real estate is small in terms of weight in the S&amp;P 500, but mighty in another: defensive traits and that&#39;s another reason why investors have flocking to the group this year. The MSCI US REIT Index, one of the most widely real estate benchmarks, is up more than 25% year to date, beating the S&amp;P 500 by more than 800 basis points.</p> <p>Though it was just one day, Monday was a microcosm of that theme. Just nine ETFs hit record highs, but seven of those funds were real estate products.</p> <p>Let&#39;s look at a trio of REIT ETFs ascending into the prestigious all-time high club.</p> <h3><strong>FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund (GQRE)</strong></h3> <p>The <strong>FlexShares Global Quality Real Estate Index Fund</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/gqre#NYSE">GQRE</a>) has been a steady performer this year, beating the ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/10/14557511/3-real-estate-etfs-entering-the-all-time-high-club alt=3 Real Estate ETFs Entering The All-Time High Club>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> GQRE NETL PPTY REIT Sector ETFs Dividends Top Stories Trading Ideas ETFs Real Estate NETL GQRE PPTY Sector ETFs REIT Dividends Top Stories Trading Ideas ETFs Real Estate Benzinga Tue, 08 Oct 2019 16:25:08 +0000 ETF Professor 14557511 at https://www.benzinga.com The Other Shareholder Reward To Consider https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/10/14535510/the-other-shareholder-reward-to-consider <p>When it comes to the two primary forms of shareholder rewards &ndash; buybacks and dividends &ndash; dividends seem to get most love because, most of the time, they&#39;re delivered in cash and also because buybacks have recently drawn the ire of politicians from both parties.</p> <p>Still, there is no denying tax efficiencies and potency of buybacks. In the world of exchange traded funds, some ETFs address dividends, others focus on buybacks while other funds combine the two into a concept known as shareholder yield. The <strong>WisdomTree U.S. Quality Shareholder Yield Fund</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/qsy#NYSE">QSY</a>) is one of those funds.</p> <p>QSY&#39;s components generally have quality traits ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/10/14535510/the-other-shareholder-reward-to-consider alt=The Other Shareholder Reward To Consider>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Long Ideas QSY Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Dividends Buybacks Top Stories Trading Ideas ETFs QSY Long Ideas Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Dividends Buybacks Top Stories Trading Ideas ETFs Benzinga Thu, 03 Oct 2019 13:01:35 +0000 ETF Professor 14535510 at https://www.benzinga.com Quality Reigns In This Dividend ETF https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/10/14517522/quality-reigns-in-this-dividend-etf <p>The quality factor and dividend stocks often intersect, but some exchange traded funds make a point of combining those traits. The <strong>Global X S&amp;P 500 Quality Dividend ETF</strong> (CBOE: QDIV) is one of those funds.</p> <h3>What Happened</h3> <p>QDIV, which debuted in July 2018, tracks the S&amp;P 500 Quality High Dividend Index. That benchmark is comprised of 200 S&amp;P 500 members that score well based on a combination of quality traits and dividend yield.</p> <p>&ldquo;Focusing on quality and dividend yield, the S&amp;P 500 Quality High Dividend Index has delivered significant outperformance over the long term relative to the broader market,&rdquo; <a href="https://www.indexologyblog.com/2019/09/30/sp-500-quality-high-dividend-index-in-volatile-markets/">said S&amp;P Dow Jones in a recent note</a>. &ldquo;In nearly 25 years of history, the strategy produced an annualized return of 13.26%, compared with 9.89% from the overall ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/10/14517522/quality-reigns-in-this-dividend-etf alt=Quality Reigns In This Dividend ETF>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Long Ideas QDIV Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Dividends Top Stories Trading Ideas ETFs QDIV Long Ideas Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Dividends Top Stories Trading Ideas ETFs Benzinga Tue, 01 Oct 2019 17:00:51 +0000 ETF Professor 14517522 at https://www.benzinga.com What Makes This High Yield Dividend ETF Tick https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/09/14485841/what-makes-this-high-yield-dividend-etf-tick <p>High dividend exchange traded funds are coming back into style amid Federal Reserve rate cuts and declining Treasury yields. One such ETF that is flying under the radar is the <strong>SPDR Portfolio S&amp;P 500 High Dividend ETF</strong> (NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/spyd#NYSE">SPYD</a>).</p> <h3>What Happened</h3> <p>SPYD, which tracks the S&amp;P 500 High Dividend Index, may not be getting much press, but the fund is up more than 6% this month, a move that has boosted its year-to-date return into the double digits. With a dividend yield of 4.7%, SPYD is undoubtedly attractive in today&#39;s low yield environment, but investors considering the fund should examine how <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/09/14477125/why-this-dividend-etf-consistently-works">sector and security selection</a> impact returns.</p> <p>&ldquo;We analyzed the returns for the S&amp;P 500 High Dividend Yield Index (&#39;the high dividend strategy&#39;) and the ...</p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/09/14485841/what-makes-this-high-yield-dividend-etf-tick alt=What Makes This High Yield Dividend ETF Tick>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Long Ideas SPYD Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Dividends Top Stories Trading Ideas ETFs SPYD Long Ideas Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Dividends Top Stories Trading Ideas ETFs Benzinga Wed, 25 Sep 2019 12:43:06 +0000 ETF Professor 14485841 at https://www.benzinga.com Why This Dividend ETF Consistently Works https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/09/14477125/why-this-dividend-etf-consistently-works <p>The <strong>SPDR S&amp;P Dividend ETF </strong>(NYSE: <a class="ticker" href="https://www.benzinga.com/stock/sdy#NYSE">SDY</a>) has been getting some press lately and one reason for that is the fund&#39;s impressive mandate of only holding stocks that have boosted payouts for 20 consecutive years.</p> <p>Well, that&#39;s the mandate of SDY&#39;s index, the <a href="https://spdji.com/indices/strategy/sp-high-yield-dividend-aristocrats-index">S&amp;P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats</a>, but you get the picture.</p> <h3>What Happened</h3> <p>Another reason for SDY&#39;s recent batch of acclaim is <a href="https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/09/14448270/why-this-dividend-etf-can-work-in-a-variety-of-climates">the ETF&#39;s durability across</a> multiple market settings. Of course, that&#39;s a nice trait, but knowing why SDY has that durability is important, too.</p> <p>&ldquo;The S&amp;P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats has diversified sector exposures, with some sector bets, given different dividend-paying practices among sectors,&rdquo; <a href="https://www.indexologyblog.com/2019/09/23/sp-high-yield-dividend-aristocrats-part-iii-sector-composition-performance-attribution-and-factor-exposure/">said S&amp;P ...</a></p><p><a href=https://www.benzinga.com/trading-ideas/long-ideas/19/09/14477125/why-this-dividend-etf-consistently-works alt=Why This Dividend ETF Consistently Works>Full story available on Benzinga.com</a></p> Long Ideas SDY Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Dividends Top Stories Trading Ideas ETFs SDY US78464A7634 Long Ideas Broad U.S. Equity ETFs Dividends Top Stories Trading Ideas ETFs Benzinga Tue, 24 Sep 2019 17:00:38 +0000 ETF Professor 14477125 at https://www.benzinga.com