Q: Pat, may I have your view of the ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF? If one were considering a “Dogs of the Dow” approach, would this be an alternative? Thanks.

A: The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF, $39.83, symbol SDOG on New York (Units outstanding: 23.6 million; Market cap: $940.0 million; www.alpssectordividenddogs.com), is an ETF that applies the “Dogs of the Dow” theory on a sector-by-sector basis using the stocks in the S&P 500.

The fund… Read More

These spinoffs will thrive post-COVID

Multinational chemical maker DowDupont (now DuPont de Nemours) unlocked value for its investors in 2019 with not one but two spinoffs. Each of the new firms is now free to focus on improving its own operations and cutting costs to lift profitability.
Shareholders received one share… Read More

These safety-conscious stocks remain buys

OVINTIV INC., $14.66, is a buy. The energy producer (Toronto symbol OVV; Shares outstanding: 259.8 million; Market cap: $3.8 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 3.6%) recently became a U.S. company and changed its name from Encana Corp.
A key reason for the move to the U.S. was to… Read More

Now is a good time to buy

Here’s an Excerpt from a recent issue of Advice for Inner Circle Pro Members:
“You may recall that we said in mid-March that ‘…the bulk of the damage to the stock market may be behind us.’ The Dow and other indexes hit bottom within a week. Generally… Read More

Still a time for buying

Here’s an Excerpt from the May 20 issue of Advice for Inner Circle Pro Members:
“You may recall that we said in mid-March that ‘…the bulk of the damage to the stock market may be behind us.’ The Dow and other indexes hit bottom within a week… Read More

Still a time for buying

Here’s an Excerpt from the May 20 issue of Advice for Inner Circle Pro Members:
“You may recall that we said in mid-March that ‘…the bulk of the damage to the stock market may be behind us.’ The Dow and other indexes hit bottom within a week… Read More