Dividends ETF Overview

With 77 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, Dividends ETFs have total assets under management of $235.60B. The average expense ratio is 0.54%. Dividends ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Asset Allocation
  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Alternatives

The largest Dividends ETF is the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF VIG with $67.86B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing Dividends ETF was MLPR at 49.95%. The most recent ETF launched in the Dividends space was the Pacer Metaurus US Large Cap Dividend Multiplier 400 ETF QDPL on 07/12/21.

Top ETF Performers

MLPR ETRACS Quarterly Pay 1.5X Leveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN 27.52%
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF 17.83%
AMUB ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN Series B 17.65%
MLPB ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN Series B 17.50%
AMJ JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN 16.95%

Bottom ETF Performers

EFAD ProShares MSCI EAFE Dividend Growers ETF -2.82%
EUDV ProShares MSCI Europe Dividend Growers ETF -1.68%
VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF -0.39%
VIGI Vanguard International Dividend Appreciation ETF -0.23%
KLCD KFA Large Cap Quality Dividend Index ETF 0.28%

Top Creations

VIG Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF 1.29K
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 1.15K
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF 428.98
NOBL ProShares S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats ETF 172.36
SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 171.99

Top Redemptions

AMLP Alerian MLP ETF -126.18
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF -94.14
IDV iShares International Select Dividend ETF -56.91
DEM WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund -21.40
DWX SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF -13.37

AUM Winners

ENFR Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF 26.75%
MLPR ETRACS Quarterly Pay 1.5X Leveraged Alerian MLP Index ETN 23.30%
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF 21.13%
AMUB ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN Series B 17.40%
AMJ JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN 17.28%

AUM Losers

TRPL Pacer Metaurus US Large Cap Dividend Multiplier 300 ETF -33.61%
DVYA iShares Asia/Pacific Dividend ETF -4.39%
RNDV First Trust US Equity Dividend Select ETF -3.39%
EFAD ProShares MSCI EAFE Dividend Growers ETF -2.91%
RDOG ALPS REIT Dividend Dogs ETF -2.45%

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