Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF (NYSE:SCHD) invests in stocks that are included in the index. The index is designed to measure the performance of high dividend yielding stocks issued by U.S. companies that have a record of consistently paying dividends, selected for fundamental strength relative to their peers, based on financial ratios. The fund invests at least 90% of its net assets in these stocks.

finviz dynamic chart for SCHD

The Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF was designed to track the returns created by the Dow Jones U.S. Dividend 100 Index, providing exposure to some of the strongest dividend payers in the United States.

Fund Overview

  • Net Assets: 31.28 Billions
  • YTD Daily Total Return: 0.82%
  • Yield: 2.89%
  • Annual Expense Ratio: 0.06%

Performance Overview

  • 0.82% YTD Daily Total Return
  • 28.22% 1-Year Daily Total Return
  • 23.92% 3-Year Daily Total Return

This ETF tracks large-cap dividend stocks listed on the Dow Jones U.S. Dividend 100 index. The holdings in the ETF consist of large-cap U.S.-based companies that are known for paying dividends. The investments in its portfolio are relatively large, stable, U.S.-based companies that don’t tend to experience wide swings in value.

Top 10 Holdings (40.88% of Total Assets)

NameSymbol% Assets
Merck & Co IncMRK4.24%
The Home Depot IncHD4.19%
Texas Instruments IncTXN4.16%
Broadcom IncAVGO4.15%
Amgen IncAMGN4.11%
PepsiCo IncPEP4.09%
BlackRock IncBLK4.05%
Pfizer IncPFE3.97%
Cisco Systems IncCSCO3.96%
Verizon Communications IncVZ3.96%

This ETF has relatively consistent dividend growth. During the COVID-19 (the year 2020), SCHD ETF’s dividend continue to grow but many other ETFs were hit pretty hard. Therefore, this is the best dividend ETF to own for 2022.

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