REGL: A Dividend Growth ETF Beating Its Peers In 2022


  • REGL is an equal-weight mid-cap dividend-growth ETF.
  • Its top 3 sectors are financials, industrials and utilities.
  • Valuation and quality metrics are average, and so is total return relative to competitors.
  • However, its volatility is quite low and the dividend growth rate is excellent.
  • It has outperformed several popular dividend-growth ETFs in 2022.
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