Dividend ETF Overview

With 150 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Dividend ETFs gather total assets under management of $166.13B. The average expense ratio is 0.56%. Dividend ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Asset Allocation
  • Fixed Income
  • Alternatives

The largest Dividend ETF is the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF VIG with $27.81B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Dividend ETF was the DGS at 28.78%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Dividend space was the Horizons Cadence Hedged U.S. Dividend Yield ETF USDY in 02/14/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

EDIVSPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF1.49%
SDEMGlobal X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF0.97%
USDYHorizons Cadence Hedged U.S. Dividend Yield ETF--
IDIVU.S. Equity Cumulative Dividends Fund-Series 2027--
XDIVU.S. Equity Ex-Dividend Fund-Series 2027--

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

FIEGDeutsche Bank FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN-21.34%
SMHDETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US Small Cap High Dividend ETN-13.51%
ENYGuggenheim Canadian Energy Income ETF-9.50%
FIHDUBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN-8.78%
HDLVETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN-8.51%

top creations

SDYSPDR S&P Dividend ETF1,194.61
DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETF284.25
SCHDSchwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF277.46
SPYDSPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF153.79
VYMIVanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF112.03

top redemptions

VYMVanguard High Dividend Yield ETF-376.59
DVYiShares Select Dividend ETF-340.54
OUSAO'Shares FTSE US Quality Dividend ETF-78.94
HDViShares Core High Dividend ETF-73.65
SPHDPowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio-42.50

AUM WINNERS

DFNDReality Shares DIVCON Dividend Defender ETF54.45%
GARDReality Shares DIVCON Dividend Guard ETF37.96%
FLQDFranklin LibertyQ Global Dividend ETF33.62%
LEADReality Shares DIVCON Leaders Dividend ETF27.77%
RNDVFirst Trust U.S. Equity Dividend Select ETF26.83%

AUM LOSERS

HGSDWisdomTree Global Hedged SmallCap Dividend Fund-35.04%
GSDWisdomTree Global SmallCap Dividend Fund-32.33%
XSHDPowerShares S&P SmallCap High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio-12.27%
ENYGuggenheim Canadian Energy Income ETF-10.74%
AMLXAmplify YieldShares Oil Hedged MLP Income ETF-9.86%

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