ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF company info

What does ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF do?
ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (NYSE:SDOG) focuses on investing in shares of companies across various sectors known for high dividend yields. The ETF employs a strategy that seeks to track the performance of the S-Network Sector Dividend Dogs Index, which emphasizes selecting the five highest yielding stocks from each of the ten sectors of the S&P 500, except the Real Estate sector. The objective of SDOG is to provide investors with a diversified portfolio that aims for high dividend yields while possessing the potential for capital appreciation. The fund is managed with the intention of mirroring the index's composition, aiming to offer investors an efficient way to tap into the dividend-paying potential of some of the highest yielding equities across diverse sectors.
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Is ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF a public or private company?

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Ownership
Public

How many people does ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF employ?

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Employees
224

What sector is ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF in?

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Sector
ETF

Where is the head office for ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF?

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Head Office
Denver, United States

What year was ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF founded?

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Year Founded
2012
What does ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF specialise in?
/Dividend Stocks /Investment Management /High Yield /Equity ETF /Sector Rotation /Value Investing

What are the products and/or services of ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF?

Overview of ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF offerings
High Dividend Exposure Across 10 Sectors: SDOG focuses on selecting the five highest-yielding stocks within each of the ten sectors of the S&P 500 Index. This strategy prioritizes investment in companies with a history of paying high dividends, offering the potential for regular income generation within a diversified portfolio.
Equal-Weighting Methodology: Unlike traditional market capitalization-weighted ETFs, SDOG allocates an equal weight to each of the 50 holdings within the fund. This approach aims to reduce the influence of large companies and potentially provide more balanced exposure across the chosen sectors.
Passive Management: The ETF tracks an index, meaning it doesn't attempt to actively select or outperform individual stocks based on predictions or market timing. This typically results in lower fees compared to actively managed funds.
Rebalancing: The holdings of the ETF are reviewed and rebalanced annually, typically on the third Friday of December. This ensures that the five highest-yielding stocks within each sector remain the primary focus and maintains the equal-weighting methodology.
Exchange-Traded: Shares of SDOG are traded on a stock exchange like any other stock, allowing for easy buying and selling throughout the trading day. This provides flexibility for investors managing their portfolios.
Transparency: The holdings of the ETF are publicly disclosed, allowing investors to understand the specific companies and sectors they are indirectly invested in through SDOG.