S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats ETF - REGL S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats ETF

ProShares S&P MidCap 400 Dividend Aristocrats ETF seeks investment results, before fees and expenses, that track the performance of the S&P MidCap 400® Dividend Aristocrats® Index.

  • The only ETF that focuses exclusively on companies in the S&P MidCap 400 Index that have grown dividends for at least 15 consecutive years.††
  • Historically, companies that grew their dividends outperformed those that didn't.
  • REGL is part of the largest suite of ETFs focused on dividend growers, covering U.S. and international markets.
  • Learn more about the S&P 400's strongest dividend growers.
  • Watch the video: "Mid/Small-Cap Dividend Growers Outlook, and Hedged Bonds."
  • Read the report: “Mid Caps: Hitting the Sweetest Spot with Dividend Aristocrats.”

Index/Benchmark Summary

The index targets companies that are currently members of the S&P MidCap 400 Index and have increased dividend payments each year for at least 15 years. The index contains a minimum of 40 stocks, which are equally weighted. No single sector is allowed to comprise more than 30% of the index's weight. If there are fewer than 40 stocks with at least 15 years of dividend growth, or if sector caps are breached, the index will include companies with shorter dividend growth histories. The index is rebalanced each January, April, July and October, with an annual reconstitution during the January rebalance.

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Fundamentals as of 12/30/16

Total Number of Companies 44
Price/Earnings Ratio 22.61
Price/Book Ratio 2.88
Dividend Yield (%) 2.05
Average Index Market Capitalization $5.18 billion

Index Holdings Information as of 12/30/16

Top 10 Index Companies Weight
Bank of the Ozarks Inc. 2.85%
CLARCOR Inc. 2.79%
Prosperity Bancshares Inc. 2.60%
WGL Holdings Inc. 2.58%
Brown & Brown Inc. 2.53%
Meredith Corp. 2.52%
Commerce Bancshares Inc. (MO) 2.52%
MSA Safety Inc. 2.47%
Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. 2.44%
West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. 2.43%

Index Sector Weightings § Weight
Financials 26.42%
Industrials 18.84%
Utilities 17.89%
Materials 10.39%
Consumer Discretionary 6.78%
Consumer Staples 6.65%
Health Care 4.63%
Real Estate 3.94%
Information Technology 2.24%
Telecommunication Services 2.22%

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

†† If fewer than 40 stocks meet the criteria, the index may include companies with shorter dividend growth histories.

Source: Ned Davis Research analysis of companies underlying the Russell 3000 Index, a measure of the broad U.S. equities market. Data is from February 2, 1987 through December 31, 2015.