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The Sweet Spot In High Quality, High Capital Return Stocks

Aug. 04, 2021 12:40 AM ETWTV2 Comments
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  • The WisdomTree U.S. Quality Shareholder Yield Fund (QSY), which targets high-quality companies with high levels of capital return, has experienced an even greater buyback rebound than the S&P 500.
  • QSY’s 1-YR performance ranks in the top decile of funds within Morningstar’s Large Value category – it ranks 10th of the 107 ETFs included in the category (as of 6/30/2021).
  • Over the trailing one-year period, QSY has returned 48.9%, outperforming the S&P 500 (35.9%) and Russell 1000 Value (37.3%) Indices by at least 1,150 basis points.

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By Kara Marciscano, CFA

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P) recently released data about buybacks in the S&P 500 Index. The headline reads: “Q1 2021 S&P 500 Buybacks Double Their Post-Covid Low; Companies repurchased 36.5% more shares than in Q4

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Comments (2)

Where do those parameters fit this high Market Prices: having a magic lamp with a genie would be helpful.
Terrible performance since inception. It could not beat a diversified bond CEF (MMT) and it's crazy expensive now. I would not touch it with a 10 feet pole. Prime example of why most smart beta ETFs suck.
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