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Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF - VYM

Posted on the 14 April 2012 by Divstkforcomman @DivStkForComMan
Vanguard High Dividend Yield Index Fund is an open-end investment company. VYM seeks to track the performance of an index that measures the investment return of common stocks of companies that are characterized by high dividend yield. Investor Shares are available to any investor who meets the fund’s minimum purchase requirements. VYM focuses on investment approach designed to track the performance of the FTSE High Dividend Yield Index. VYM investment advisor is The Vanguard Group, Inc. Mouse here to learn more about VYM directy from Vanguard.
VYM - Current Statistics:
Range47.12 - 47.49 as of 4/13/12
52 week38.30 - 48.83
Mkt cap3.30B
Div  32.8 cents/share
Number of stocks held within VYM: 440! (Click here for a complete listing!)
Fund total net assets: $4.1 billion
Net assets of ten largest holdings: 34.2%
Foreign holdings: 0.3%
Month-end ten largest holdings: (34.2% of total net assets) as of 2/29/2012
1 Exxon Mobil Corp
2 Microsoft Corp
3 Chevron Corp
4 General Electric Co
5 Procter & Gamble Co/The
6 AT&T Inc
7 Johnson & Johnson
8 Pfizer Inc
9 Coca-Cola Co/The
10 Wal-Mart Stores Inc
You gotta love it! Some of the best dividend payers in the game today prop up this ETF winner.
As previously stated, but very important, VYM seeks to track the performance of the FTSE High Dividend Yield Index, which measures the investment return of common stocks of companies characterized by high dividend yields. VYM provides a convenient and easy way to track the performance of stocks with histories of above-average dividend yields. Vanguard follows a passively managed, full-replication approach. VYM currently pays a 33 cents per share per quarter. This dividend payment
Click on the links below to learn more about VYM and why others agree that VYM should be core holding within your Roth IRA. Retirement will hit you in the face if you are not ready for it. You should be financially ready to live off of your smart working career investments. Avoid taxes for the next 30-40 years by investing post-tax dollars into your Roth IRA.
A Proven Wealth-Creator for Your IRA
Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM) by Vanguard
This Dividend ETF Can Double as a Core Holding
It would take you years to try to mimick VYM's diversification. Investing in VYM covers you if there is a market down turn. It's better to be invested in a handful of stocks rather than one individual stock (perfect example WORLDCOM in 2002 (click here). This Vanguard ETF is definitely a long-term investment and I view it as very safe investment. A slow, lumbering giant in the making that should slowly but steadily increase the wealth of anyone wise enough to BUY and HOLD. No drama with this ETF.
Feel free to watch the hand picked Vanguard VYM YouTube videos below. Get educated about ETFs and perform your due diligence, but I'm telling you now, that VYM is where it's at. It will be around for your entire working and retirement career.
I do not work for Vanguard, I am not promoting VYM for personal gain, I am simply looking out for you, the Common Man! Until next time friends, keep saying as much money as you can because you will need it later in life!

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