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5 Essential Strategies for ETF Income Investors

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5 Essential Strategies for ETF Income Investors

#4 Look Overseas for Higher Dividends

iShares185 5 Essential Strategies for ETF Income Investors As domestic equities hit new highs, many yields on equity-income funds have fallen significantly due to the price appreciation of the underlying securities. To combat this effect, income investors may want to consider an ETF such as the iShares International Select Dividend ETF (IDV).

This fund currently pays a yield of 4.64% and has exposure to 100 dividend stocks of foreign developed nations. Top country weightings include: Australia, United Kingdom, France, and Germany. The significantly higher yield and diversification outside of the U.S. make IDV an attractive dividend-paying equity holding with the potential for additional price appreciation.


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