Dividend ETF Overview

With 143 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Dividend ETFs gather total assets under management of $174.96B. The average expense ratio is 0.57%. 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 $41.13B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Dividend ETF was the DODXF at 17.57%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Dividend space was the Trend Aggregation Dividend Stock ETF TADS in 05/08/20.

Top ETF Performers

PYPE ETRACS NYSE Pickens Core Midstream Index ETN 26.27%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 20.85%
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund 7.54%
ALTY Global X SuperDividend Alternatives ETF 7.23%
DFJ WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund 6.86%

Bottom ETF Performers

IDIV U.S. Equity Cumulative Dividends Fund-Series 2027 -6.01%
PEY Invesco High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers ETF -3.75%
SDYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged S&P Dividend ETN -3.41%
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -3.39%
LVHD Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF -3.21%

Top Creations

SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 1.21K
VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF 850.60
VIGI Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation ETF 141.90
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Dividend Fund 73.56
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF 56.01

Top Redemptions

DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -437.50
HDV iShares Core High Dividend ETF -375.39
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF -295.16
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF -278.22
IDV iShares International Select Dividend ETF -148.63

AUM Winners

SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 69.90%
PYPE ETRACS NYSE Pickens Core Midstream Index ETN 29.64%
DNL WisdomTree Global ex-US Quality Dividend Growth Fund 28.67%
DIVO Amplify CWP Enhanced Dividend Income ETF 17.29%
KBWD Invesco KBW High Dividend Yield Financial ETF 13.14%

AUM Losers

FIYY Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN Series B -94.85%
FIHD UBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN -93.30%
VPC Virtus Private Credit Strategy ETF -62.94%
DFND Reality Shares DIVCON Dividend Defender ETF -13.66%
EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -13.60%

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