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 focusing exclusively on the best dividend growers in the Russell 2000—quality companies that have not just paid dividends but grown them for at least 10 consecutive years.††
  • As a group, SMDV's holdings generally have had stable earnings, solid fundamentals, and strong histories of profit and growth.
  • SMDV's strategy has a demonstrated history of weathering market turbulence over time by capturing a significant portion of the gains of rising markets and fewer of the losses in falling 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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2019

Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Payable Date Dividend Long-Term Capital Gain Short-Term Capital Gain Return of Capital
09/25/19 09/26/19 10/02/19 0.299167 -- -- --
06/25/19 06/26/19 07/02/19 0.357256 -- -- --
03/20/19 03/21/19 03/27/19 0.191416 -- -- --

2018

Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Payable Date Dividend Long-Term Capital Gain Short-Term Capital Gain Return of Capital
12/26/18 12/27/18 01/03/19 0.374576 -- -- --
09/26/18 09/27/18 10/03/18 0.230106 -- -- --
06/20/18 06/21/18 06/27/18 0.298893 -- -- --
03/21/18 03/22/18 03/28/18 0.157447 -- -- --

2017

Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Payable Date Dividend Long-Term Capital Gain Short-Term Capital Gain Return of Capital
12/26/17 12/27/17 01/04/18 0.344393 -- -- --
09/27/17 09/28/17 10/05/17 0.278092 -- -- --
06/21/17 06/23/17 06/29/17 0.2325 -- -- --
03/22/17 03/24/17 03/30/17 0.162894 -- -- --

2016

Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Payable Date Dividend Long-Term Capital Gain Short-Term Capital Gain Return of Capital
12/21/16 12/23/16 12/30/16 0.259239 -- -- --
09/21/16 09/23/16 09/29/16 0.162194 -- -- --
06/22/16 06/24/16 06/30/16 0.146832 -- -- --
03/23/16 03/28/16 04/01/16 0.157047 -- -- --

2015

Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Payable Date Dividend Long-Term Capital Gain Short-Term Capital Gain Return of Capital
12/22/15 12/24/15 12/31/15 0.253341 -- -- --
09/23/15 09/25/15 10/01/15 0.182856 -- -- --
06/24/15 06/26/15 07/02/15 0.154832 -- -- --
03/25/15 03/27/15 04/02/15 0.137112 -- -- --

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