S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF - NOBL S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF

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

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. Visit S&P Dow Jones Indices to learn more about the index methodology.

Fundamentals as of 9/30/14

Total Number of Companies 54
Price/Earnings Ratio 19.03
Price/Cash Ratio 12.40
Price/Book Ratio 3.29
Dividend Yield (%) 2.30
Average Index Market Capitalization $60.13 billion

Index Holdings Information as of 9/30/14

Top 10 Index Companies Weight
Sigma-Aldrich Corp. 2.46%
Family Dollar Stores Inc. 2.28%
Cintas Corp. 2.07%
Lowe's Cos. Inc. 2.05%
Nucor Corp. 2.02%
Sherwin-Williams Co. 1.98%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. 1.96%
Cardinal Health Inc. 1.95%
VF Corp. 1.95%
Hormel Foods Corp. 1.94%

Index Sector Weightings § Weight
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 39.13%
Consumer, Cyclical 17.02%
Industrial 14.21%
Basic Materials 11.97%
Financial 10.60%
Energy 3.40%
Utilities 1.85%
Communications 1.81%

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