Six Easy Ways To Target Low-Volatility Stocks With ETFs

April 17, 2012


The U.S. stock market has lost its upward momentum and has turned lower, as brewing concerns over the situation in Spain and a slowing Chinese economy compound. Investors worried about the shakiness of the market may want to aim for low-volatility ETFs, according to an article on Zacks.

The article highlights the following for U.S.-focused low-volatility ETFs:

  • PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: SPLV)
  • Russell 2000 Low Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: SLVY)
  • Russell 1000 Low Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: LVOL)


International low-volatility ETFs:

  • Russell Developed ex-U.S. Low Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: XLVO)
  • PowerShares S&P Emerging Market Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: EELV)
  • PowerShares S&P International Developed Low Volatility Portfolio (NYSEArca: IDLV)


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