Dividend ETF Overview

With 148 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Dividend ETFs gather total assets under management of $162.20B. The average expense ratio is of 0.56%. Dividend ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest Dividend ETF is the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF VIG with $26.89B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Dividend ETF was the FIEG at 38.65%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Dividend space was the AAM S&P Emerging Markets High Dividend Value ETF EEMD in 11/28/17.


SMHDETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US Small Cap High Dividend ETN13.93%
WBIYWBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF10.46%
SDYLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged S&P Dividend ETN8.54%
DODElements Dogs of the DOW Dow Jones High Yield Select 10 Total Return ETN7.80%
DVYLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETN7.62%


ENYGuggenheim Canadian Energy Income ETF-6.63%
SEAGuggenheim Shipping ETF-4.92%
GHIIGuggenheim S&P High Income Infrastructure ETF-3.82%
HDEEXtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets High Dividend Yield Hedged Equity ETF-3.73%
OASIO'Shares FTSE Asia Pacific Quality Dividend-3.70%

top creations

VYMVanguard High Dividend Yield ETF334.18
SCHDSchwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF154.14
DFJWisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund89.49
DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETF80.09
GDVDPrincipal Active Global Dividend Income ETF75.15

top redemptions

HDViShares Core High Dividend ETF-64.49
DVYiShares Select Dividend ETF-51.90
SDYSPDR S&P Dividend ETF-51.83
DHSWisdomTree U.S. High Dividend Fund-21.18
SPHDPowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility Portfolio-18.76


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%


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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