New ETFs On The Block: Hedged Dividend Income ETF (DIVA)

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FFCM LLC, the Boston, MA-based investment advisor to QuantShares, recently rolled out its fifth exchange-traded fund that takes a unique long-short strategy in dividend investing. The newly launched QuantShares Hedged Dividend Income Fund (DIVA) takes refined approach that is likely to attract investors looking for dividend income. The passively-managed DIVA tracks the INDXX Hedged Dividend Income Index, which was created …

New ETFs On The Block: Reality Shares DIVS ETF (DIVY)

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San Diego-based Reality Shares Advisors, LLC, a new player in the exchange traded funds business, recently launched its first product that offers retail investors a unique investment option; eliminate the noise from dividend investing. Founded by Smith and Barney and Morgan Stanley veteran Eric Ervin and his colleagues in 2012, the firm took two and a half years to launch …

New ETFs On The Block: ProShares MSCI EAFE Dividend Growers ETF (EFAD)

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ProShares, the Maryland-based largest US provider of alternative exchange-traded funds, recently expanded its line-up of non-inverse and non-leveraged ETFs with the launch of the ProShares MSCI EAFE Dividend Growers ETF (EAFD). The new passively-managed income-oriented fund invests in developed-market stocks that have a solid history of growing dividend payouts, thus potentially offering investors another option to boost returns in a …

New ETFs On The Block: iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF (DGRO)

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iShares, BlackRock’s exchange traded funds unit, recently expanded its fairly-successful core suite of ETFs to help long-term investors keep more of what they earn. The world’s largest issuer of ETFs added 10 new funds to its Core suite of products to take its ‘broad and cheap’ approach one step further and added investment strategies such as value, growth and dividends …

New ETFs On The Block: Advisorshares Yieldpro ETF (YPRO)

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AdvisorShares, the Bethesda, Maryland-based issuer better known for its offerings in actively-managed exchange-traded funds, has expanded its portfolio range with the launch of the AdvisorShares YieldPro ETF (YPRO). The new fund provides investors a new play in the high yield space while controlling volatility. California-based investment advisory firm The Elements Financial Group LLC, which is also advisor for the AdvisorShares …