Dividend ETF Overview

With 151 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Dividend ETFs gather total assets under management of $219.51B. The average expense ratio is 0.59%. 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 $40.80B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Dividend ETF was the FIYY at 27.10%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Dividend space was the ProShares S&P Technology Dividend Aristocrats ETF TDV in 11/05/19.

Top ETF Performers

SEA Invesco Shipping ETF 4.46%
DFE WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund 3.14%
HDLV ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN 2.78%
HDLB ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN Series B 2.65%
YLDE ClearBridge Dividend Strategy ESG ETF 2.51%

Bottom ETF Performers

SMHD ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN -8.45%
LVHI Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETF -4.37%
EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -3.79%
DVYA iShares Asia/Pacific Dividend ETF -3.17%
EMDV ProShares MSCI Emerging Markets Dividend Growers ETF -3.03%

Top Creations

VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 1.27K
VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF 532.32
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 373.98
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF 261.69
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 237.22

Top Redemptions

SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF -1,164.79
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -197.49
SDOG ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF -20.53
DLS WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividend Fund -20.44
HDV iShares Core High Dividend ETF -19.95

AUM Winners

TMDV ProShares Russell U.S. Dividend Growers ETF 21.83%
TDV ProShares S&P Technology Dividend Aristocrats ETF 20.93%
DNL WisdomTree Global ex-US Quality Dividend Growth Fund 16.41%
DIVB iShares U.S. Dividend and Buyback ETF 16.11%
SDVY First Trust SMID Cap Rising Dividend Achievers ETF 13.10%

AUM Losers

DMDV AAM S&P Developed Markets High Dividend Value ETF -50.12%
RNDV First Trust US Equity Dividend Select ETF -18.97%
EFAS Global X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF -18.74%
HDAW Xtrackers MSCI All World ex U.S. High Dividend Yield Equity ETF -13.66%
ALTY Global X SuperDividend Alternatives ETF -8.10%

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