Dividend ETF Overview

With 152 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Dividend ETFs gather total assets under management of $231.29B. The average expense ratio is 0.58%. Dividend ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Asset Allocation
  • Fixed Income
  • Alternatives

The largest Dividend ETF is the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF VIG with $44.27B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Dividend ETF was the XDIV at 29.64%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Dividend space was the Source Dividend Opportunity ETF DVOP in 12/27/19.

Top ETF Performers

SMHD ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN 5.98%
RDOG ALPS REIT Dividend Dogs ETF 5.14%
IDIV U.S. Equity Cumulative Dividends Fund-Series 2027 5.02%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 4.75%
XDIV U.S. Equity Ex-Dividend Fund-Series 2027 4.58%

Bottom ETF Performers

SEA Invesco Shipping ETF -14.84%
PYPE ETRACS NYSE Pickens Core Midstream Index ETN -8.26%
EEMD AAM S&P Emerging Markets High Dividend Value ETF -6.31%
SDEM Global X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF -6.30%
DEM WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund -5.86%

Top Creations

SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 786.10
SPHD Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF 634.92
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 461.46
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 326.13
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF 293.33

Top Redemptions

VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF -408.52
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -232.98
VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF -175.62
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund -112.16
SDOG ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF -25.65

AUM Winners

QDIV Global X S&P 500 Quality Dividend ETF 95.69%
YLDE ClearBridge Dividend Strategy ESG ETF 27.22%
EMDV ProShares MSCI Emerging Markets Dividend Growers ETF 23.73%
DDLS WisdomTree Dynamic Currency Hedged International SmallCap Equity Fund 15.43%
PFFR InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF 14.43%

AUM Losers

GHII Invesco S&P High Income Infrastructure ETF -44.36%
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund -32.68%
SEA Invesco Shipping ETF -29.52%
AXJL WisdomTree Asia-Pacific ex-Japan Fund -13.88%
ALTY Global X SuperDividend Alternatives ETF -7.90%


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