Global X SuperDividend ETF: High Yield With Risk

Global X SuperDividend ETF: High Yield With Risk

A Seeking Alpha Contribution


  • SDIV offers a global portfolio of high yield securities and currently yields more than 6%.
  • SDIV invests heavily in sectors such as utilities and telecom, as well as REITs and mortgage REITs.
  • Although SDIV is not a high risk fund, it does have significant interest rate and currency risk.

Global X SuperDividend ETF is a three year-old fund that sweeps the globe for high yield stocks. The result is a portfolio with a high dividend yield, but it comes with higher volatility than the average global fund.

Index & Strategy

SDIV tracks the Solactive Global SuperDividend Index. The index tracks the 100 highest yielding companies who can pass the index’s dividend outlook screen. Other basic criteria such as a $500 million market cap and $1 million average daily volume also trims the list of potential holdings. Foreign withholding taxes are counted against a stock when assessing its yield, which tilts the field toward lower tax countries and domestic shares in the U.S.

The holdings are weighted equally and checked for sustainability quarterly, but otherwise the fund is rebalanced annually… To Continue Reading, Please Click Here.

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