High Dividend Yield ETF Overview

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

With 55 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, High Dividend Yield ETFs gather total assets under management of $130.47B. 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 Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF VYM with $30.20B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing High Dividend Yield ETF was the HDLV at 29.41%. The most-recent ETF launched in the High Dividend Yield space was the Source Dividend Opportunity ETF DVOP in 12/27/19.

Top ETF Performers

SMHD ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN 5.98%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 4.75%
SDYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged S&P Dividend ETN 2.41%
KBWD Invesco KBW High Dividend Yield Financial ETF 2.41%
HDLV ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN 2.39%

Bottom ETF Performers

EEMD AAM S&P Emerging Markets High Dividend Value ETF -6.31%
SDEM Global X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF -6.30%
DEM WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Fund -5.86%
EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -5.83%
DVYE iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -4.73%

Top Creations

SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 786.10
SPHD Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF 634.92
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 461.46
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF 293.33
SCHD Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF 230.36

Top Redemptions

VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF -408.52
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -232.98
HDV iShares Core High Dividend ETF -19.47
XSHD Invesco S&P SmallCap High Dividend Low Volatility ETF -4.91
FIYY Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN Series B -4.23

AUM Winners

HDLB ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN Series B 11.77%
FDVV Fidelity High Dividend ETF 10.24%
IDHD Invesco S&P International Developed High Dividend Low Volatility ETF 9.79%
TPHD Timothy Plan High Dividend Stock ETF 9.34%
LVHI Legg Mason International Low Volatility High Dividend ETF 6.50%

AUM Losers

SDEM Global X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF -6.47%
EEMD AAM S&P Emerging Markets High Dividend Value ETF -6.45%
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -6.00%
EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -5.67%
LVL Invesco S&P Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF -5.48%

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