Dividend payments are a way for companies to share profits with shareholders. This return of capital allows shareholders to receive income from their equity investments, which can be saved, spent, or reinvested.
Reinvested dividends have historically driven a significant portion of stock market returns.
A dividend growth approach offers access to companies we believe have the potential for increasing dividend payments. This approach can allow investors to participate in up markets and mitigate risk during down markets.
Earn income and access a stable growth profile through a high-caliber strategy
We believe GDIV has the potential to offer income by investing in companies with growing dividends
Companies that can increase dividend payments faster than the overall rate of inflation can help investors to maintain purchasing power amidst high inflationary environments
Companies that have a historical record of regularly increasing their dividends may prove more resilient to periods of economic weakness
Legal Notices & Disclosures
Investments involve risk including the possible loss of principal. There is no guarantee the investment objective of the Fund will be achieved. The Fund's emphasis on dividend paying stocks involves the risk that such stocks may fall out of favor with investors and under-perform the market. There is no guarantee that a company will pay or continually increase its dividend. The Fund may invest in a limited number of companies or at times may be more heavily invested in particular sectors. As a result, the Fund's performance may be more volatile, and the value of its shares may be especially sensitive to factors that specifically effect those sectors. The Fund may invest in foreign securities which may be more volatile and less liquid due to currency fluctuation, political instability, government sanctions, social and economic risks. Foreign currencies can decline in value and can adversely affect the dollar value of the fund.
Unlike mutual funds, ETFs may trade at a premium or discount to their net asset value.
Dividend Yield is the percentage a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its stock price.
Dividend Growth is the annualized percentage rate of growth of a stock’s dividend over a period of time.
Westfield Capital Management is a third-party subadvisor to the Harbor Dividend Growth Leaders ETF.
Investing involves risk and the potential loss of capital.
Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of a fund before investing. To obtain a summary prospectus or prospectus for this and other information, click here or call 800-422-1050. Read it carefully before investing.