Dividend ETF Overview

With 148 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Dividend ETFs gather total assets under management of $163.69B. The average expense ratio is 0.55%. 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 $28.29B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Dividend ETF was the WBIY at 19.96%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Dividend space was the Cboe Vest S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income ETF KNG in 03/26/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

SMHDETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US Small Cap High Dividend ETN12.97%
XSHDInvesco S&P SmallCap High Dividend Low Volatility ETF6.60%
HDLVETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN5.89%
RDIVOppenheimer S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF5.40%
SMDVProShares Russell 2000 Dividend Growers ETF4.65%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

FIEGDeutsche Bank FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN-10.30%
SDEMGlobal X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF-5.28%
ENYInvesco Canadian Energy Income ETF-5.17%
LVHELegg Mason Emerging Markets Low Volatility High Dividend ETF-5.01%
DEMWisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund-4.90%

top creations

DGROiShares Core Dividend Growth ETF226.21
VYMVanguard High Dividend Yield ETF95.89
VYMIVanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF66.06
EUSCWisdomTree Europe Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund54.94
NOBLProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF49.99

top redemptions

SDYSPDR S&P Dividend ETF-1,046.19
SCHDSchwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF-347.80
DDWMWisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged International Equity Fund-259.08
HDViShares Core High Dividend ETF-177.85
DVYiShares Select Dividend ETF-145.75

AUM WINNERS

HDEFXtrackers MSCI EAFE High Dividend Yield Equity ETF740.49%
DHDGWisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged International Quality Dividend Growth Fund152.35%
GHIIInvesco S&P High Income Infrastructure ETF71.85%
IDIVU.S. Equity Cumulative Dividends Fund-Series 202762.48%
SDVYFirst Trust SMID Cap Rising Dividend Achievers ETF38.66%

AUM LOSERS

DDWMWisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged International Equity Fund-22.98%
DWXSPDR S&P International Dividend ETF-20.29%
EDOGALPS Emerging Sector Dividend Dogs ETF-14.13%
OEURO'Shares FTSE Europe Quality Dividend ETF-12.19%
DXJSWisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund-10.41%

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