The sector has also been a leader in buybacks with 175.5% growth in quarterly repurchase speeding during Q1. Valuation Looks Attractive Out of 10 S&P sectors, Information Technology is currently rather attractively valued with its P/E at 16.6x and 14.8X respectively for 2014 and 2015 expected earnings. Compare this to 19.5X and 16.5X respectively for Consumer Discretionary and 19.1X and 16.1X respectively for Materials. Consider These Top Ranked ETFs Below we have highlighted two Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) ETFs that provide a broad exposure to the technology sector. These ETFs invest primarily in well-known, high-quality, large cap technology companies and not so much in smaller, higher-risk, speculative stocks. (Read: Facebook beats but lofty valuation puts these ETFs on watch ) Vanguard Information Technology ETF ( VGT ) With an expense ratio of just 14 basis points, this is one of the cheapest option in the space.
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Vanguard Total International Bond ETF (BNDX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 01, 2014 – NASDAQ.com
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ETF Preview: Broad Market ETFs Decline in Line With Stock Futures – NASDAQ.com
A cash dividend payment of $1E-06 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 07, 2014. This marks the 6th year that VCLT the same dividend. The previous trading day’s last sale of VCLT was $90.3, representing a -1.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $91.29 and a 13.39% increase over the 52 week low of $79.64. For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the VCLT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.
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A cash dividend payment of $1E-06 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 07, 2014. This marks the 6th year that BNDX the same dividend. The previous trading day’s last sale of BNDX was $51.63, representing a -0.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.75 and a 6.43% increase over the 52 week low of $48.51. For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BNDX Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today. The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond ETF (VCLT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 01, 2014 – NASDAQ.com
Among energy ETFs , one ETF more following the sector is the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF ( AMEX: XLE ), which is down 1.1% on the day, and up 11.38% year-to-date. Marathon Petroleum, meanwhile, is down 6.87% year-to-date, and Tesoro is up 6.41% year-to-date. Combined, MPC and TSO make up approximately 2.5% of the underlying holdings of XLE. The next best performing sector is the Utilities sector, losing just 0.9%. Among large Utilities stocks, NRG Energy ( NYSE: NRG ) and Pepco Holdings ( NYSE: POM ) are the most notable, showing a gain of 0.9% and 0.3%, respectively.