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 $99.50B. The average expense ratio is 0.52%. 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 $26.16B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing High Dividend Yield ETF was the SCHD at 4.17%. The most-recent ETF launched in the High Dividend Yield space was the ETRACS Alerian Midstream Energy High Dividend Index ETN AMND in 07/15/20.

Top ETF Performers

IDHD Invesco S&P International Developed High Dividend Low Volatility ETF -2.41%
IDY Pacific Global International Equity Income ETF -2.55%
LVHI Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETF -2.83%
TPHD Timothy Plan High Dividend Stock ETF -3.00%
HDIV QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. High Dividend ETF -3.04%

Bottom ETF Performers

HDLB ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN Series B -14.60%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B -14.43%
AMND ETRACS Alerian Midstream Energy High Dividend Index ETN -13.87%
SDYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged S&P Dividend ETN -10.58%
XSHD Invesco S&P SmallCap High Dividend Low Volatility ETF -8.91%

Top Creations

SCHD Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF 364.06
VYMI Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF 32.77
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 14.57
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 8.10
SDIV Global X SuperDividend ETF 8.10

Top Redemptions

SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF -1,505.35
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF -513.44
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -240.99
HDV iShares Core High Dividend ETF -97.58
SPHD Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF -56.74

AUM Winners

FID First Trust S&P International Dividend Aristocrats ETF 24.02%
LVHD Legg Mason Low Volatility High Dividend ETF 0.75%
LVHI Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETF 0.41%
IDY Pacific Global International Equity Income ETF -1.81%
VYMI Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF -2.08%

AUM Losers

FIHD UBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN -31.53%
DEW WisdomTree Global High Dividend Fund -26.01%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B -21.60%
FIYY Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN Series B -20.69%
HDLB ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN Series B -16.55%

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