High Dividend Yield ETF Overview

High-dividend-yield ETFs invest in stocks that pay out higher dividends than your typical dividend-paying stock.

With 39 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, High Dividend Yield ETFs gather total assets under management of $92.93B. The average expense ratio is of 0.57%. High Dividend Yield ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Commodities

The largest High Dividend Yield ETF is the Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF VYM with $20.98B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing High Dividend Yield ETF was the FIEG at 38.65%. The most-recent ETF launched in the High Dividend Yield space was the WBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF WBIY in 12/19/16.


WBIYWBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF11.64%
SDYLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged S&P Dividend ETN8.72%
DVYLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETN8.15%
RDIVOppenheimer Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF7.17%
FIEGDeutsche Bank FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN6.97%


HDEFXtrackers MSCI EAFE High Dividend Yield Hedged Equity ETF-2.44%
HDAWXtrackers MSCI All World ex U.S. High Dividend Yield Hedged Equity ETF-1.87%
HDEEXtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets High Dividend Yield Hedged Equity ETF-1.73%
SDEMGlobal X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF-1.64%
DVYEiShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF-1.55%

top creations

VYMVanguard High Dividend Yield ETF334.18
SCHDSchwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF154.14
VYMIVanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF59.20
FIHDUBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN32.88
IDViShares International Select Dividend ETF26.60

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
FIGYBarclays ETN+FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN-9.78


VYMIVanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF10.18%
FIHDUBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN7.73%
SDEMGlobal X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF6.62%
SCHDSchwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF6.03%
DVYEiShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF5.25%


RDIVOppenheimer Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF-1.02%
DHSWisdomTree U.S. High Dividend Fund-0.92%
LVLGuggenheim S&P Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF-0.59%
PEYPowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio-0.25%
FDLFirst Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund-0.05%

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