Equity: Emerging Markets - High Dividend Yield

EDIV Top Performer Intra-day
Price $31.23
Today’s Change +0.44%
4:00pm 12/13/2017
HDEE Bottom Performer Intra-day
Price $23.33
Today’s Change 0.00%
4:00pm 12/13/2017

ETF.com Insight

With 6 ETFs and over $2.83B in combined AUM, the Equity: Emerging Markets - High Dividend Yield segment provides exposure to the Emerging Markets space with a focus on High Dividend Yield securities.

Year-to-date, the best-performing ETF in the segment is the Columbia EM Quality Dividend ETF (HILO), with a total return of 23.39%. Meanwhile, the most popular ETF is the WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund (DEM) with $1.98BB in assets under management.

Investors should take a look at the WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund (DEM). This fund has been chosen as the best ETF for the average investor in this market segment, thus carrying the analyst pick badge. DEM has an expense ratio of 0.63% and tracks the WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Index.

ETF.com Efficiency Insight

The average efficiency score in the Equity: Emerging Markets - High Dividend Yield segment is 76 out of 100, with the WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund(DEM) obtaining the highest rating of 85 out of 100.

Costs dominate the discussion around efficiency. ETFs in the segment have an average expense ratio of 0.63% per year, with the iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF (DVYE) having the lowest expense ratio, charging investors 0.49% yearly.

Investors should look for funds with tight tracking, such as the Columbia EM Quality Dividend ETF (HILO), with a 12-month median tracking difference of -2.47%.

Tracking Difference (12 Month)

ETF.com Tradability Insight

The average tradability score in the Equity: Emerging Markets - High Dividend Yield segment is 66 out of 100, with the WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund(DEM) obtaining the highest rating of 85 out of 100.

The WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund (DEM) is the undisputed segment leader when it comes to liquidity. The fund trades 6.99M in daily average volume. Investors should also find ample liquidity in the iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF (DVYE), with $1.90M in daily dollar volume.

Use limit orders to trade funds such as the Columbia EM Quality Dividend ETF(HILO), due to their double-digit market spreads.

ETF.com/ Block Liquidity

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EDIV
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DVYE
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HDEE
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HILO
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SDEM
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This measurement shows how easy it is to trade 25,000 shares of each ETF.

ETF.com Fit Insight

The MSCI Emerging Markets High Dividend Yield has been selected as the index that most accurately represents the market in question. The benchmark has been selected by the ETF Analytics team at FactSet, according to a series of guidelines to ensure this index accurately captures its market.

Investors trying to match a broad market exposure should pay attention to DEM. This fund obtains a high Fit score and investors should capture market-like returns.

Other funds diverge from the market, by nature of their investment mandates; for example, HILO follows a Multi-factor strategy and obtains a low Fit score compared with our neutral benchmark.

Index Methodology