These funds may offer some downside protection at a time when stock and bond yields are low and valuations full.
I tell you where you can find them, what you will find, and my favorite features of each.
S&P 500 dividend payouts hit a record in the third quarter
This fund manages to target high-yielding stocks while maintaining broad diversification.
Putting too much emphasis on dividend yield can harm the total return of your equity income investment.
This exchange-traded fund offers profitable dividend-paying stocks with durable competitive advantages at a low fee.
This fund’s weighting approach skews it toward the larger and more profitable dividend-payers.
This ETF balances its yield mandate with profitability to reduce risk.
Despite their popularity, the average dividend-focused fund isn’t trading at a premium relative to the broad market.