Has Volatility Met Its Match: A Case for Dividend Growth Investing

Faced with ongoing political uncertainty, corporate earnings pressure and more, the bull market of the past decade seems to be showing signs of increasing uncertainty. Where can you turn to manage potential volatility and market change? The Dividend Aristocrats® are a group of companies with a simple but distinctive mark of quality—the longest track records of consistent dividend growth. Join Aye Soe of S&P Dow Jones Indices and Kieran Kirwan of ProShares to discuss how strategies focused on the Dividend Aristocrats indexes could help investors weather market uncertainty. Moderated by Dave Nadig of ETF.com, the discussion will cover:
  •  What 2019 could still hold in store for equities
  •  The elite nature of companies that have raised dividends  for at least 25 consecutive years
  •  How the Dividend Aristocrats indexes performed in the  most recent downturn and during a range of other  markets over time

Speakers:  Kieran Kirwan, Director, Proshares
 Aye Soe, Managing Director, S&P DJI
 Dave Nadig, Managing Director, ETF.com

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm ET

Duration: 60 minutes



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