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 $109.39B. 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 $23.41B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing High Dividend Yield ETF was the SDYL at 22.95%. The most-recent ETF launched in the High Dividend Yield space was the AAM S&P Developed Markets High Dividend Value ETF DMDV in 11/27/18.

TOP ETF PERFORMERS

SDYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged S&P Dividend ETN 6.63%
DVYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETN 5.29%
FIYY Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN Series B 5.23%
FIHD UBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN 5.20%
HDLV ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN 4.44%

BOTTOM ETF PERFORMERS

SMHD ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN -6.68%
LVHE Legg Mason Emerging Markets Low Volatility High Dividend ETF -0.47%
SDIV Global X SuperDividend ETF 0.08%
EEMD AAM S&P Emerging Markets High Dividend Value ETF 0.65%
DVYA iShares Asia/Pacific Dividend ETF 0.95%

TOP CREATIONS

VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 243.99
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 236.24
SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 128.24
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF 125.17
SPHD Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF 122.32

TOP REDEMPTIONS

EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -123.03
DVYE iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -87.08
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF -22.76
FIYY Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN Series B -5.06
DTH WisdomTree International High Dividend Fund -4.04

AUM WINNERS

WBIY WBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF 35.13%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 27.22%
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF 12.11%
WDIV SPDR S&P Global Dividend ETF 11.85%
HDLV ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. High Dividend Low Volatility ETN 10.01%

AUM LOSERS

HILO Columbia EM Quality Dividend ETF -10.92%
EDIV SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -9.98%
SDEM Global X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF -5.81%
FDD First Trust Stoxx European Select Dividend Index Fund -5.12%
DVYE iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF -4.04%

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