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.
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|
|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%|
|Air Products and Chemicals Inc.||2.00%|
|Hormel Foods Corp.||1.99%|
|Leggett & Platt Inc.||1.98%|
|Genuine Parts Co.||1.92%|
|Index Sector Weightings §||Weight|
§ Sum of weightings may not equal 100% due to rounding.
• Leveraged investments provide magnified exposure to an asset or benchmark.
• Inverse investments provide inverse exposure to an asset or benchmark.