With the technology sector growing so fast last year, many advisers have urged their clients to engage in an asset-allocation process to lower their risk exposure to the technology sector, particularly if they are getting closer to retirement. Over the past few months, many advisers have moved their clients into Blue Chip domestic value stocks and ETFs. Many value positions have great financial statements but have lagged behind the market leaders since the COVID-19 market correction, and many value positions are still well below their two-year highs. With the release of new treatments and vaccines coming, here are a few possible emerging markets investments that should pay big dividends, which are still down from their prior two-year highs,
If you are looking for international and emerging market- related diversified holdings with some growth potential and great dividends, here are some ideas. However, remember that every ETF is priced based on income, revenue, costs, risk, balance sheet, and the political-legal environment. People with high income may want to keep these ETFs in their tax-deferred accounts to avoid undue income and dividend taxes. Some retirees, however, may want to own these stocks outright, just to have the dividend income stream taxed at the dividend rates. Below are the ETF symbols and the estimated dividend yield.
Disclaimer: For any of these positions, the writer either owns the position or is thinking about buying the position. Please consult with a licensed professional before making any important decision. Dividends are subject to change at any time. Dividend yield is based on Yahoo’s projected future dividend yields.
George Mentz JD MBA CWM Chartered Wealth Manager ® is a licensed attorney and CEO of GAFM ® global education, which is an ISO 29990 Certified professional development company operating in over 50 nations. Mentz is an award-winning author and advisory board member to several companies around the world in education, charities, and FinTech Companies.
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