iShares Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend (DE) is an exchange traded fund (ETF) that aims to track the performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index as closely as possible. The ETF invests in physical index securities. The Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index offers exposure to the 100 highest dividend-paying stocks in the Dow Jones U.S. Index. Only companies are included that have a non-negative historical five-year dividend-per-share growth rate and an average dividend to earnings-per-share ratio of less than 60% %, paid dividends in each of the previous five years and meet trading volume criteria. The index is weighted according to dividend yield. iShares ETFs are funds managed by BlackRock. They are transparent, cost-efficient, liquid vehicles that trade on stock exchanges like normal securities. iShares ETFs offer flexible and easy access to a wide range of markets and asset classes.