What if we say focusing on the sustainability of yield — rather than the level of the yield alone — may deliver more sustainable benefits for investors seeking income?
The SPDR® S&P Global Dividend Fund (Ticker: WDIV) closely tracks the S&P Global Dividend Aristocrats Index which is designed to target consistent dividend paying global companies, who have shown increasing or stable dividends for at least 10 consecutive years.
This high standard for inclusion means this exchange traded fund (ETF) is built with yield sustainability at its core.
Earn potential semi-annual income from 100 relatively high dividend yielding global companies.
Robust Stock Selection
Invest in global companies with increased dividends or those who have maintained stable dividends for at least 10 consecutive years.
Individual stocks capped at 3% and maximum 25% in each Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS) sector.1
The number of stocks from each country capped at 20.
Capture stock price growth opportunities over the long-term.
Registered and regulated in Australia (no W-8 BEN form).
Building an Income Portfolio: Are you Avoiding the Yield Trap?
With little expectation that the economic environment will change any time soon, income portfolios need to evolve. It’s an opportunity for investors to rethink their return expectations and home biases, be more selective of their investments, and open up to a wider set of opportunities beyond Australia. At the same time, investors should take care to avoid “yield traps”.
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1 At rebalancing date.
2 ETFs managed by State Street Global Advisors have the oldest inception dates within the US, Hong Kong, Australia, and Singapore. State Street Global Advisors launched the first ETF in the US on January 22, 1993; launched the first ETF in Hong Kong on November 11, 1999; launched the first ETF in Australia on August 24, 2001; and launched the first ETF in Singapore on April 11, 2002.
3 Source: Morningstar Direct as of period end 30 September 2019 for North America, EMEA, Latin America and APAC. This figure is presented as of (September 30, 2019) and includes approximately $45 billion of assets with respect to SPDR products for which State Street Global Advisors Funds Distributors, LLC (SSGA FD) acts solely as the marketing agent. SSGA FD and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.
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