Dividend ETF Overview

With 148 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Dividend ETFs gather total assets under management of $197.43B. 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 $39.06B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Dividend ETF was the HDLV at 23.43%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Dividend space was the KFA Large Cap Quality Dividend Index ETF KLCD in 06/12/19.

Top ETF Performers

FDD First Trust Stoxx European Select Dividend Index Fund 4.51%
SMHD ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN 4.05%
SEA Invesco Shipping ETF 3.78%
DRW WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Real Estate Fund 3.36%
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund 3.32%

Bottom ETF Performers

PYPE ETRACS NYSE Pickens Core Midstream Index ETN -7.26%
FTRI First Trust Indxx Global Natural Resources Income ETF -2.95%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B -2.36%
EDOG ALPS Emerging Sector Dividend Dogs ETF -2.09%
DVYE iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -1.96%

Top Creations

VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF 732.47
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 576.57
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 466.25
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 359.19
SCHD Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF 244.81

Top Redemptions

FIHD UBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN -505.69
FIYY Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN Series B -449.23
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -76.87
IDV iShares International Select Dividend ETF -44.19
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -41.32

AUM Winners

DDIV First Trust Dorsey Wright Momentum & Dividend ETF 22.18%
PFFR InfraCap REIT Preferred ETF 18.06%
FID First Trust S&P International Dividend Aristocrats ETF 17.07%
TPHD Timothy Plan High Dividend Stock ETF 16.63%
DIVB iShares U.S. Dividend and Buyback ETF 15.75%

AUM Losers

GULF WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund -18.73%
PYPE ETRACS NYSE Pickens Core Midstream Index ETN -9.26%
HDAW Xtrackers MSCI All World ex U.S. High Dividend Yield Equity ETF -7.96%
WBIY WBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF -7.26%
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -5.94%

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