DGRW: Clever Marketing But Not Recommended

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  • DGRW claims to be a quality dividend growth fund.
  • The factors they use to measure quality are questionable.
  • The factors they chose have not resulted in additional returns.
  • The way they remove risk is to limit value stocks.
  • The weighting scheme overshadows all else, making this a boring large-cap fund.
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The name of this ETF, WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Fund (NASDAQ:DGRW), suggests that you are getting quality dividend stocks that have strong growth characteristics. But when you look under the hood of this fund, you will find that this

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