Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF - SMDV Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF

ProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF seeks investment results, before fees and expenses, that track the performance of the Russell 2000® Dividend Growth Index.

  • Invests exclusively in Russell 2000 companies with the longest track records of year-over-year dividend growth.
  • In recent years, companies that grew their dividends year over year outperformed those that didn't.
  • Each holding has increased dividends for at least 10 consecutive years and is equally weighted so performance is not overly dependent on just a few holdings.
  • Learn more about the Russell 2000's strongest dividend growers.
  • See rankings: ProShares Dividend Growers outperformed in three U.S. equity categories.
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Fund Snapshot

Ticker SMDV
Intraday Ticker SMDV.IV
CUSIP 74347B698
Inception Date 2/3/15
Expense Ratio * 0.40%
NAV Calculation Time 4:00 p.m. ET
Distributions Quarterly

* With Contractual Waiver ending 9/30/16.

Fund Sectors as of 5/27/16

Utilities 24.19%
Financials 21.49%
Industrials 20.39%
Consumer Staples 14.44%
Health Care 5.30%
Consumer Discretionary 5.05%
Materials 3.78%
Information Technology 1.94%
Telecommunication Services 1.74%

Fund SEC Yields as of 4/30/16

SEC 30-Day Yield 2.12%
SEC 30-Day Yield (Unsubsidized) 1.75%

Fund Characteristics as of 4/30/16

Number of Companies 56
Price/Earnings Ratio 21.34
Price/Book Ratio 2.13
Distribution Yield 1.45%
Weighted Average Market Cap $2.05 billion
12-Month Yield 1.72%

Price Information as of 5/27/16

NAV $44.74
NAV Change $0.32
Market Price Closing $44.76
Market Price Closing Change $0.30
Daily Trading Volume 19,984

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, 2014.