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 $94.99B. The average expense ratio is 0.54%. High Dividend Yield ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest High Dividend Yield ETF is the Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF VYM with $24.52B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing High Dividend Yield ETF was the WBIY at 19.02%. The most-recent ETF launched in the High Dividend Yield space was the Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN Series B FIYY in 03/15/18.


RDIVOppenheimer S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF5.01%
FIEGDeutsche Bank FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN4.38%
SDYLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged S&P Dividend ETN3.74%
WBIYWBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF3.19%
SCHDSchwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF2.71%


SDEMGlobal X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF-6.50%
EDIVSPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF-5.65%
DEMWisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund-4.86%
HILOColumbia EM Quality Dividend ETF-4.33%
FDDFirst Trust Stoxx European Select Dividend Index Fund-4.26%

top creations

VYMVanguard High Dividend Yield ETF95.89
VYMIVanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF66.06
FIHDUBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN45.21
RDIVOppenheimer S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF18.35
FDVVFidelity High Dividend ETF10.23

top redemptions

SDYSPDR S&P Dividend ETF-1,046.19
SCHDSchwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF-347.80
HDViShares Core High Dividend ETF-177.85
DVYiShares Select Dividend ETF-145.75
FDLFirst Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund-42.20


HDEFXtrackers MSCI EAFE High Dividend Yield Equity ETF731.58%
FDLFirst Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund20.07%
VYMVanguard High Dividend Yield ETF16.76%
FDVVFidelity High Dividend ETF11.68%
RDIVOppenheimer S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF9.97%


DWXSPDR S&P International Dividend ETF-18.91%
HILOColumbia EM Quality Dividend ETF-8.90%
EDIVSPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF-7.41%
LVLInvesco S&P Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF-6.73%
SDEMGlobal X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF-5.71%

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