Energy ETF Cheat Sheet: Expenses, Dividends And Returns
By Michael Johnston:Energy stocks have struggled mightily so far in 2012, as soft demand for petroleum products and progress toward alternative sources of energy have weighed on this sector. Despite the recent challenges, allocations to energy stocks remain a key component of many investing strategies, and this sector is well represented in the portfolios of both buy-and-hold investors and more active tactical traders [see Energy Bull ETFdb Portfolio]. For those seeking to overweight energy stocks, there are a number of ETFs that offer exposure to this sector. The Energy Equities ETFdb Category consists of nearly 30 exchange-traded products, including domestic and international funds, as well as products targeting narrow segments of this market such as exploration and production, natural gas, and coal.
Cheapest Energy Equity ETFs
There is a wide range of expenses in this ETFdb Category; some funds charge as little as 18 basis points while others have expense ratios overComplete Story »