High Dividend Yield ETF Overview

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

With 52 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, High Dividend Yield ETFs gather total assets under management of $87.04B. The average expense ratio is 0.56%. High Dividend Yield ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest High Dividend Yield ETF is the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF SDY with $18.32B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing High Dividend Yield ETF was the FVD at 8.20%. The most-recent ETF launched in the High Dividend Yield space was the Timothy Plan High Dividend Stock ETF TPHD in 04/29/19.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

LVHD Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF -0.16%
LVHD Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF -0.16%
DIV Global X SuperDividend US ETF -0.40%
DIV Global X SuperDividend US ETF -0.40%
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund -1.44%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -9.70%
EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -9.70%
EEMD AAM S&P Emerging Markets High Dividend Value ETF -9.54%
EEMD AAM S&P Emerging Markets High Dividend Value ETF -9.54%
DVYE iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -9.09%

TOP CREATIONS

SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 1.27K
SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 1.27K
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF 358.55
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF 358.55
SPHD Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF 333.82

TOP REDEMPTIONS

DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -65.85
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -65.85
WDIV SPDR S&P Global Dividend ETF -10.14
WDIV SPDR S&P Global Dividend ETF -10.14
DWX SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF -9.75

AUM WINNERS

EFAS Global X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF 190.02%
EFAS Global X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF 190.02%
FID First Trust S&P International Dividend Aristocrats ETF 19.71%
FID First Trust S&P International Dividend Aristocrats ETF 19.71%
HDEF Xtrackers MSCI EAFE High Dividend Yield Equity ETF 3.60%

AUM LOSERS

WBIY WBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF -13.94%
WBIY WBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF -13.94%
EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -11.15%
EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -11.15%
EEMD AAM S&P Emerging Markets High Dividend Value ETF -10.30%

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