S&P 500 Aristocrats ETF

ProShares S&P 500® Aristocrats seeks investment results, before fees and expenses, that track the performance of the S&P 500® Dividend Aristocrats® Index.

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Index/Benchmark Summary

The S&P 500® Dividend Aristocrats® Index, constructed and maintained by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC, targets companies that are currently members of the S&P 500®, have increased dividend payments each year for at least 25 years, and meet certain market capitalization and liquidity requirements. The index contains a minimum of 40 stocks, which are equally weighted, and no single sector is allowed to comprise more than 30% of the index weight. The index is rebalanced each January, April, July and October, with an annual reconstitution during the January rebalance.

Fundamentals as of 3/31/14

Total Number of Companies 54
Price/Earnings Ratio
Price/Book Ratio
Dividend Yield (%)
Average Index Market Capitalization $59.59 billion

Index Holdings Information as of 3/31/14

Top 10 Index Companies Weight
Brown-Forman Corp.-Class B 2.19%
C. R. Bard Inc. 2.03%
Walgreen Co. 2.01%
Air Products and Chemicals Inc. 2.00%
Hormel Foods Corp. 1.99%
Leggett & Platt Inc. 1.98%
Kimberly-Clark Corp. 1.93%
AT&T Inc. 1.92%
Genuine Parts Co. 1.92%
Dover Corp. 1.92%

Index Sector Weightings § Weight
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 39.51%
Consumer, Cyclical 16.37%
Industrial 14.85%
Basic Materials 11.23%
Financial 10.70%
Energy 3.60%
Communications 1.92%
Utilities 1.82%

§ Sum of weightings may not equal 100% due to rounding.