Among the largest underlying components of XLB, in trading today Dow Chemical Co. (Symbol: DOW) is up about 1%, Monsanto Co. (Symbol: MON) is up about 0.5%, and DuPont (Symbol: DD) is up by about 0.6%. The chart below shows the one year price performance of XLB, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, XLB’s low point in its 52 week range is $40.48 per share, with $50.66 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $50.61. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average .
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The chart below shows the one year price performance of VNQ, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, VNQ’s low point in its 52 week range is $63.40 per share, with $77.84 as the 52 week high point – that compares with a last trade of $77.41. Comparing the most recent share price to the 200 day moving average can also be a useful technical analysis technique — learn more about the 200 day moving average . Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just like stocks, but instead of ”shares” investors are actually buying and selling ”units”. These ”units” can be traded back and forth just like stocks, but can also be created or destroyed to accommodate investor demand. Each week we monitor the week-over-week change in shares outstanding data, to keep a lookout for those ETFs experiencing notable inflows (many new units created) or outflows (many old units destroyed).
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One of that indexs mandates is that constituent firms have a minimum of five years of uninterrupted dividend growth . Hence, the ETFs relatively light weight of 6.9% to the financial services sector. The minimum dividend increase streak featured by DGRO is not a trait of rival dividend growth ETFs, but the funds underlying index does employ other important screens to go along with the increase streak requirement, which can be seen as backward-looking. For example, the Morningstar US Dividend Growth Index does not include companies with yields that rank in the top 10% of the eligible inclusion universe and only companies with a payout ratio of less than 75% can be included, according to Morningstar.
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The puts could be an outright bearish bet or a hedge to protect a long position in the exchange-traded fund or its component stocks. Intel, Micron, Texas Instruments, and more Applied Materials are among the ETF’s largest holdings. (See our Education section) The SMH rose 0.29 percent to close at $51.82 yesterday after reaching $52.08 in the morning, its highest price since June 2001. The fund fell from the $51 level in late July as the broader market sold off, but the stock then bounced sharply at $48. Yesterday’s total option volume in the SMH was 8 times its daily average for the last month.
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The Russell 2000 is lower by 0.7%, while the S&P 500 holds a loss of 0.3% with eight sectors trading in the red. Overall, cyclical sectors began the session behind their defensively-geared counterparts. Energy (-0.5%), financials (-0.4%), and industrials (-0.5%) displayed early weakness, while telecom services (unch) and utilities (+0.2%) opened ahead of the broader market. Treasuries continue holding modest gains with the 10-yr yield down one basis point at 2.63%.