High Dividend Yield ETF Overview

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

With 53 ETFs traded on the U.S. markets, High Dividend Yield ETFs have total assets under management of $152.80B. 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 $38.07B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best-performing High Dividend Yield ETF was SMHB at 181.86%. The most recent ETF launched in the High Dividend Yield space was the SoFi Weekly Dividend ETF WKLY on 05/11/21.

Top ETF Performers

SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 18.07%
EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF 4.11%
DVYE iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF 4.00%
KBWD Invesco KBW High Dividend Yield Financial ETF 3.79%
FDD First Trust Stoxx European Select Dividend Index Fund 3.77%

Bottom ETF Performers

HDLB ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN Series B -3.03%
FDL First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund -1.85%
SDEI Sound Equity Income ETF -1.57%
SCDL ETRACS 2x Leveraged U.S. Dividend Factor TR ETN -1.30%
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -0.93%

Top Creations

SCHD Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF 984.89
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF 932.31
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 586.67
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF 242.37
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 183.05

Top Redemptions

SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF -1,333.54
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -187.74
DWX SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF -8.03
DTH WisdomTree International High Dividend Fund -6.14
DVYE iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF 0

AUM Winners

WKLY SoFi Weekly Dividend ETF 202.53%
SCHY Schwab International Dividend Equity ETF 120.99%
SDEM Global X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF 75.53%
VWID Virtus WMC International Dividend ETF 28.53%
HDIV QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. High Dividend ETF 28.49%

AUM Losers

FDL First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund -1.37%
HDLB ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN Series B -0.67%
DHS WisdomTree U.S. High Dividend Fund -0.48%
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -0.20%
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -0.16%

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