In a recent article on CSD, the stock spin-off exchange traded fund, Claymore/Clear Spin-Off, Michael Johnston has given a very concise and complete look at the ETF.
CSD, can serve the value investor seeking better than average returns in several ways.
- Of course, you can simply buy the fund.
- You can also use its portfolio as one source for building your watch list.
- And, the content of its quarterly and annual reports is a good source of educational information on spin-off stocks.
Depending on when you got into CSD it has been a very rough or a very rewarding ride for investors so far as shown by the chart below.