Dividend ETF Overview

With 142 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Dividend ETFs gather total assets under management of $211.58B. The average expense ratio is 0.58%. Dividend ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Asset Allocation
  • Alternatives

The largest Dividend ETF is the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF VIG with $51.56B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Dividend ETF was the TDV at 26.27%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Dividend space was the T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth ETF TDVG in 08/04/20.

Top ETF Performers

SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 39.46%
HDLB ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN Series B 25.73%
PYPE ETRACS NYSE Pickens Core Midstream Index ETN 20.93%
RDOG ALPS REIT Dividend Dogs ETF 20.62%
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF 19.63%

Bottom ETF Performers

DFND Siren DIVCON Dividend Defender ETF 0.41%
OEUR O’Shares Europe Quality Dividend ETF 2.43%
TADS Trend Aggregation Dividend Stock ETF 2.57%
PQDI Principal Spectrum Tax-Advantaged Dividend Active ETF 2.69%
OUSA O’Shares U.S. Quality Dividend ETF 2.86%

Top Creations

SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 947.40
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 330.37
SCHD Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF 261.38
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 215.29
VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF 128.67

Top Redemptions

DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -162.22
DON WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund -125.48
DVYE iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -79.82
HDV iShares Core High Dividend ETF -76.38
WDIV SPDR S&P Global Dividend ETF -55.64

AUM Winners

DJD Invesco Dow Jones Industrial Average Dividend ETF 47.85%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 39.53%
DIVO Amplify CWP Enhanced Dividend Income ETF 30.44%
HDLB ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN Series B 25.76%
TDVG T. Rowe Price Dividend Growth ETF 22.17%

AUM Losers

EEMD AAM S&P Emerging Markets High Dividend Value ETF -41.32%
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund -26.59%
DFE WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund -11.86%
TADS Trend Aggregation Dividend Stock ETF -11.52%
DDIV First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum & Dividend ETF -11.08%

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