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DIV: Income Generation, Inflation Risks And Volatility Risks

Dec. 01, 2021 7:57 PM ETGlobal X SuperDividend™ U.S. ETF (DIV)VYM


  • If you're an income-oriented investor, the Global X Super Dividend U.S. ETF is appealing with its 5.5% dividend yield.
  • Although under the unfolding macroeconomic conditions, the income needs to be carefully examined and adjusted for potential inflation risks.
  • In addition, you also need to be aware of its volatility risks, both price volatility and dividends volatility, to be fully prepared when you rely on this fund’s income.
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The investment thesis

The Global X Super Dividend U.S. ETF (NYSEARCA:DIV) attempts to achieve three attractive traits in one income fund – high dividend yield (5.5% as of this writing), the dividend paid on a monthly basis, and low volatility.

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