High Dividend Yield ETF Overview

High-dividend-yield ETFs invest in stocks that pay out higher dividends than your typical dividend-paying stock.

With 49 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, High Dividend Yield ETFs have total assets under management of $121.71B. The average expense ratio is 0.50%. High Dividend Yield ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest High Dividend Yield ETF is the Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF VYM with $32.39B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing High Dividend Yield ETF was SCHD at 16.48%. The most recent ETF launched in the High Dividend Yield space was the Sound Equity Income ETF SDEI on 12/30/20.

Top ETF Performers

SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 14.58%
HDLB ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN Series B 8.99%
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF 7.47%
WBIY WBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF 6.65%
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF 6.62%

Bottom ETF Performers

SDEI Sound Equity Income ETF --
DHS WisdomTree U.S. High Dividend Fund 1.47%
FDD First Trust Stoxx European Select Dividend Index Fund 1.73%
DWX SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF 1.76%
LVHD Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF 1.85%

Top Creations

SCHD Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF 751.39
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 525.84
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 164.44
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF 163.91
SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 118.78

Top Redemptions

SPHD Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF -36.28
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -22.43
LVHD Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF -11.31
FGD First Trust Dow Jones Global Select Dividend Index Fund -6.52
DTH WisdomTree International High Dividend Fund -5.57

AUM Winners

EEMD AAM S&P Emerging Markets High Dividend Value ETF 35.36%
HDIV QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. High Dividend ETF 28.41%
FID First Trust S&P International Dividend Aristocrats ETF 16.16%
SDEM Global X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF 13.47%
VYMI Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF 10.89%

AUM Losers

XSHD Invesco S&P SmallCap High Dividend Low Volatility ETF -16.21%
DEW WisdomTree Global High Dividend Fund -4.73%
DHS WisdomTree U.S. High Dividend Fund -1.01%
LVHD Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF -0.96%
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -0.81%

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