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

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

  • The only ETF that invests exclusively in S&P 500 companies with the longest track records of year-over-year dividend growth, the Aristocrats.
  • Since its inception, NOBL's index has outperformed the S&P 500 with lower volatility.
  • Each holding has increased dividends for at least 25 consecutive years and is equally weighted so performance is not overly dependent on just a few holdings.
  • Learn more about the S&P 500's strongest dividend growers.
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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. Visit S&P Dow Jones Indices to learn more about the index methodology.

Fundamentals as of 12/31/15

Total Number of Companies 51
Price/Earnings Ratio 21.76
Price/Cash Ratio 12.94
Price/Book Ratio 3.35
Dividend Yield (%) 2.61
Average Index Market Capitalization $62.76 billion

Index Holdings Information as of 12/31/15

Top 10 Index Companies Weight
AbbVie Inc. 2.32%
Hormel Foods Corp. 2.28%
Cardinal Health Inc. 2.20%
Becton Dickinson and Co. 2.17%
The Sherwin-Williams Co. 2.08%
C.R. Bard Inc. 2.08%
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. 2.07%
Kimberly-Clark Corp. 2.07%
McDonald's Corp. 2.07%
Medtronic plc 2.06%

Index Sector Weightings § Weight
Consumer Staples 25.43%
Industrials 15.34%
Health Care 14.88%
Financials 13.53%
Consumer Discretionary 11.77%
Materials 9.50%
Energy 3.80%
Telecommunication Services 2.01%
Utilities 1.89%
Information Technology 1.85%

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