The Canadian TSX Aristocrats: Part-1

This is a two-part series that examines the S&P TSX Canadian Dividend Aristocrats Index. Part-1 examines the index methodology. Part-2 of the series looks at CDZ, the iShares ETF which tracks this index. In a previous post, staff writer Hank Coleman covered the U.S. Dividend Aristocrats.  These stocks are based on the selection criteria of the S&P Dividend Aristocrats Index. As Hank wrote in his post, a company not only has to be a dividend payer for 25 years in row, it must also raise ...

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SDY: A U.S. Dividend Aristocrat ETF

The following post was written by Ben Carlson from A Wealth of Common Sense. Reader Question: What are the best ETFs to invest in the U.S. Dividend Aristocrats? A reader asked this follow-up question in reference to the recent Hank Coleman post, What is a Dividend Aristocrat? The closest ETF to investing in the U.S. dividend aristocrats is the SDPR S&P Dividend ETF (ticker SDY).  This ETF tracks the S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index (not to be confused with the Dividend Aristocrats ...

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