Dividend ETFs, How to Decide Which is Best for You.

By Herbert Blank Dividend ETFs have seen major inflows in recent years.  At a time when most fixed income ETFs have historically low yields, that interest is easy to understand.  There are more than 100 US-listed ETFs categorized by Morningstar, ETF.com, ETF Stream and others as Dividend ETFs.  Many of these use very different methodologies to satisfy … Read more

Making Sense of ESG ETFs and Impact ETFs 12/14/2020

By Herbert Blank There are more than 100 US-listed ETFs categorized by Morningstar and others under ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance).  All have an element of attempting to align investments with personally held social values. Under the hood, there are huge differences between many and subtle huge differences between others. Its a big subject, to … Read more

Stong Markets This Week! ValuEngine stock recommendations 11/23/2020

5000 stocks and 500 ETFs updated on www.ValuEngine.com The stock market had a great week.  Perhaps there is light at the end of the tunnel for the virus with all sorts of positive vaccine news reaching the public this week.  The economy is not out of the woods yet, but any investment professional or informed individual … Read more

Low Volatility ETFs 11/13/2020

By Herbert Blank Welcome Herb to ValuEngine! Please see below for the first of many articles/blogs by Herb Blank. There are more than a dozen US ETFs with “Low Volatility” in their names.  It made a difference this year as many Low Vol ETFs struggled to keep up with during this year’s “downturn” when one would … Read more

Stocks/ETF’s for Uncertain Times 11/02/2020

Are you uncertain what the next few weeks will bring to your investments? Most are. A very contentious election tomorrow combined with increasing Covid numbers across the country are unsettling. Yet the markets have come on strong since earlier this year, and no one likes to miss out. ValuEngine Capital Management (VECM) has begun to … Read more

Dividend Stock Pick ValuEngine Update 10/26/2020

Markets are volatile and risky.  I have made a stock pick today that has good dividend payments, which helps to offset market risk. But, the stock is risky in other ways not necessarily associated with overall markets. FNHC (FedNat Holding Company) is an insurance company operating in the southeast US. The annual dividend is almost … Read more

ValuEngine Weekly Update 10/16/2020

For a change of pace, today we will talk about an ETF. Yes, that is right, ValuEngine.com now covers over 500 ETF’s with the same award winning quantitative research process. Our ETF research involves using our stock research process, and applying it to each holding in the ETFs under coverage. We basically treat the ETF … Read more

ValuEngine Weekly Update 10/12/2020

Airline stocks continue to appeal to ValuEngine models at these prices. Today’s stock pick is LUV (Southwest Airlines). Read on for fully updated numbers on the markets and today’s stock pick. All of the approximately 5,000 stocks, 16 sector groups, and 140 industries have been updated on www.ValuEngine.com. New: Over 500 ETF reports updated weekly. Details … Read more

ValuEngine Weekly Update 10/02/2020

It has been a while since we discussed overall Sector group valuations. Utilities remains near the top. Risky and volatile markets are usually when we see that happen, and we certainly have that. Retail/Wholesale is near the bottom, and that is also understandable. Computers and Technology is the third worst sector according to ValuEngine models, … Read more

ValuEngine Weekly Update 09/18/2020

Markets have faltered a bit this past week. What to do? Read on for our stock pick for this week, and overall market and sector valuations. Over 500 ETF reports (Exchange Traded Funds) are now available to professional level subscribers on www.ValuEngine.com, free trials available. All of the approximately 5,000 stocks, 16 sector groups, and … Read more