Dividend ETF Overview

Dividend ETFs are income-focused funds, typically investing in companies with either high or stable and growing dividends.

With 150 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Dividend ETFs have total assets under management of $286.67B. The average expense ratio is 0.50%. 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 $63.17B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Dividend ETF was SMHB at 147.99%. The most recent ETF launched in the Dividend space was the Nuveen ESG Dividend ETF NUDV on 09/27/21.

Top ETF Performers

PYPE ETRACS NYSE Pickens Core Midstream Index ETN 12.75%
AMND ETRACS Alerian Midstream Energy Dividend Index ETN 11.58%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 7.94%
SCDL ETRACS 2x Leveraged U.S. Dividend Factor TR ETN 6.19%
DDIV First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum & Dividend ETF 5.66%

Bottom ETF Performers

DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund -6.71%
EFAD ProShares MSCI EAFE Dividend Growers ETF -3.19%
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund -3.16%
DFND Siren DIVCON Dividend Defender ETF -2.63%
EUDV ProShares MSCI Europe Dividend Growers ETF -2.09%

Top Creations

SCHD Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF 964.54
VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF 524.14
RDVY First Trust Rising Dividend Achievers ETF 371.60
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 221.34
VYMI Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF 159.35

Top Redemptions

QDF FlexShares Quality Dividend Index Fund -117.00
SRET Global X SuperDividend REIT ETF -30.59
QDEF FlexShares Quality Dividend Defensive Index Fund -25.22
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund -16.88
DEW WisdomTree Global High Dividend Fund -14.40

AUM Winners

RIET Hoya Capital High Dividend Yield ETF 4,093.87%
QDPL Pacer Metaurus US Large Cap Dividend Multiplier 400 ETF 78.11%
WKLY SoFi Weekly Dividend ETF 41.75%
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund 37.75%
SDVY First Trust SMID Cap Rising Dividend Achievers ETF 36.47%

AUM Losers

DEW WisdomTree Global High Dividend Fund -20.51%
XDIV Metaurus U.S. Equity Ex-Dividends Fund-Series 2027 -18.31%
TDV ProShares S&P Technology Dividend Aristocrats ETF -15.66%
FDVV Fidelity High Dividend ETF -14.64%
DOO WisdomTree International Dividend ex-Financials Fund -5.16%

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