Dividend ETF Overview

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

With 155 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Dividend ETFs have total assets under management of $315.29B. The average expense ratio is 0.52%. Dividend ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity
  • Asset Allocation
  • Fixed Income

The largest Dividend ETF is the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF VIG with $59.03B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Dividend ETF was PYPE at 23.47%. The most recent ETF launched in the Dividend space was the KraneShares S&P Pan Asia Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF KDIV on 09/15/22.

Top ETF Performers

EMCA Emerge EMPWR Sustainable Dividend Equity ETF --
KDIV KraneShares S&P Pan Asia Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF --
NDIV Amplify Natural Resources Dividend Income ETF --
TADS The Active Dividend Stock ETF 0%
IDVO Amplify International Enhanced Dividend Income ETF --

Bottom ETF Performers

SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B -28.04%
IPDP Dividend Performers ETF -20.67%
HDLB ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN Series B -20.22%
SCDL ETRACS 2x Leveraged U.S. Dividend Factor TR ETN -18.13%
FIHD UBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN -17.57%

Top Creations

SCHD Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF 1.42K
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 745.98
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 361.42
DGRW WisdomTree US Quality Dividend Growth Fund 262.28
FDL First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund 194.35

Top Redemptions

SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF -1,458.58
SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF -1,167.89
SPHD Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF -816.01
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -206.10
DNL WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Fund -19.84

AUM Winners

KDIV KraneShares S&P Pan Asia Dividend Aristocrats Index ETF 4,842,994.00%
DVND Touchstone Dividend Select ETF 106.55%
NDIV Amplify Natural Resources Dividend Income ETF 84.45%
IDVO Amplify International Enhanced Dividend Income ETF 45.97%
GDVD R3 Global Dividend Growth ETF 15.31%

AUM Losers

TADS The Active Dividend Stock ETF -89.73%
EUSC WisdomTree Europe Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund -46.72%
DFND Siren DIVCON Dividend Defender ETF -27.43%
EUDG WisdomTree Europe Quality Dividend Growth Fund -24.68%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B -20.97%

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