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 $89.93B. The average expense ratio is of 1.2%. 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 $20.18B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing High Dividend Yield ETF was the FIHD at 40.55%. The most-recent ETF launched in the High Dividend Yield space was the WBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF WBIY in 12/19/16.


SCHDSchwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF1.75%
FIEGDeutsche Bank FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN0.67%
DVYLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETN0.46%
HILOColumbia EM Quality Dividend ETF0.35%
WDIVSPDR S&P Global Dividend ETF0.30%


SDEMGlobal X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF-4.43%
HDEEXtrackers MSCI Emerging Markets High Dividend Yield Hedged Equity ETF-3.02%
EFASGlobal X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF-2.88%
SDIVGlobal X Superdividend ETF-2.80%
IDViShares International Select Dividend ETF-2.16%

top creations

VYMVanguard High Dividend Yield ETF181.49
SCHDSchwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF114.83
FVDFirst Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund90.19
IDViShares International Select Dividend ETF77.33
FIHDUBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN54.06

top redemptions

DVYiShares Select Dividend ETF-147.10
DHSWisdomTree U.S. High Dividend Fund-24.92
PEYPowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio-15.54
FDLFirst Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund-5.81
RDIVOppenheimer Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF-3.44


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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