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.

  • The only ETF that focuses exclusively on companies in the Russell 2000 Index that have grown dividends for at least 10 consecutive years.††
  • Historically, companies that grew their dividends outperformed those that didn't.
  • SMDV is part of the largest suite of ETFs focused on dividend growers, covering U.S. and international markets.
  • Learn more about the Russell 2000's strongest dividend growers.
  • Read Kiplinger's feature on why dividend growers have performed so well and why investing in dividend paying stocks may be a "terrific strategy."
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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

Fund Sectors as of 7/18/19

Utilities 23.64%
Industrials 17.27%
Financials 12.25%
Consumer Staples 10.66%
Real Estate 6.25%
Materials 6.19%
Health Care 4.54%
Consumer Discretionary 3.17%
Information Technology 3.08%
Communication Services 1.60%

Fund Characteristics as of 6/30/19

Number of Companies 60
Price/Earnings Ratio 21.15
Price/Book Ratio 2.25
Distribution Yield 2.42%
Weighted Average Market Cap $2.34 billion
SEC 30-Day Yield 2.24%

Index Fundamentals as of 6/28/19

Index Dividend Yield (%) 2.19

Price Information as of 7/18/19

NAV $59.19
NAV Change $0.15
Market Price Closing $59.20
Market Price Closing Change $0.13
Daily Trading Volume 99,660


SMDV Performance Chart

Chart data from Thomson Reuters. Chart is updated nightly to reflect the more recent of the previous day's market closing price or the closing price on the day the fund was last traded. Data is delayed at least 15 minutes.

†† 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, 2017.