Income ETF Overview

There are 27 Income ETFs which can be found in the following ETF.com analytics segments:

  • Asset Allocation: Target Outcome
  • Leveraged Asset Allocation: Target Outcome

The largest Income ETF is the First Trust Multi-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund (MDIV) with $769.09 M in assets under management and an expense ratio of 0.70% with a trailing 12 month gain of 0.36%. The best-performing ETF over the last 12 months was the First Trust International Multi-Asset Diversified Income ETF (YDIV) with a total return of 14.57%. The most-recent ETF launched was the U.S. Equity Cumulative Dividends Fund-Series 2027 (IDIV) in February 2018.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

IDIVU.S. Equity Cumulative Dividends Fund-Series 2027--
WBIIWBI Tactical Income Shares-1.83%
CEFSSaba Closed-End Funds ETF-1.99%
CWAICWA Income ETF-2.15%
YLDPrincipal EDGE Active Income ETF-2.34%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

DVHLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Diversified High Income ETN-9.78%
AMLXAmplify YieldShares Oil Hedged MLP Income ETF-9.28%
GYLDArrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF-7.11%
HIPSGraniteShares HIPS U.S. High Income ETF-5.88%
GCEClaymore CEF Index-Linked GS Connect ETN-5.72%

top creations

GYLDArrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF19.45
PCEFPowerShares CEF Income Composite Portfolio13.26
CEFLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Closed-End Fund ETN6.03
YLDPrincipal EDGE Active Income ETF4.16
IYLDiShares Morningstar Multi-Asset Income ETF3.87

top redemptions

CVYGuggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF-10.30
MDIVFirst Trust Multi-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund-6.72
WBIIWBI Tactical Income Shares-5.03
DWINPowerShares DWA Tactical Multi-Asset Income Portfolio-1.35
QXMIQuantX Risk Managed Multi-Asset Income ETF-0.00

AUM WINNERS

CWAICWA Income ETF16.90%
YDIVFirst Trust International Multi-Asset Diversified Income ETF14.71%
CEFSSaba Closed-End Funds ETF10.93%
QXMIQuantX Risk Managed Multi-Asset Income ETF10.85%
FCEFFirst Trust CEF Income Opportunity ETF6.63%

AUM LOSERS

AMLXAmplify YieldShares Oil Hedged MLP Income ETF-9.86%
FDIVFirst Trust Strategic Income ETF-6.14%
DVHLETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Diversified High Income ETN-6.01%
GYLDArrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF-3.91%
DWINPowerShares DWA Tactical Multi-Asset Income Portfolio-3.23%

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