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 $130.27B. 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 $30.00B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing High Dividend Yield ETF was the HDLV at 39.60%. 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 6.17%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 4.80%
KBWD Invesco KBW High Dividend Yield Financial ETF 2.90%
DVYE iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF 2.72%
FDVV Fidelity High Dividend ETF 2.42%

Bottom ETF Performers

FDL First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund -0.80%
HDV iShares Core High Dividend ETF -0.46%
SPDV AAM S&P 500 High Dividend Value ETF -0.35%
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -0.34%
DVOP Source Dividend Opportunity ETF --

Top Creations

VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 877.62
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 468.72
SCHD Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF 233.27
IDV iShares International Select Dividend ETF 127.45
SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF 107.49

Top Redemptions

RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -19.81
FIYY Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN Series B -6.05
DTH WisdomTree International High Dividend Fund -4.17
DHS WisdomTree U.S. High Dividend Fund -3.84
HDAW Xtrackers MSCI All World ex U.S. High Dividend Yield Equity ETF -3.78

AUM Winners

DMDV AAM S&P Developed Markets High Dividend Value ETF 99.46%
DVOP Source Dividend Opportunity ETF 71.93%
DVYE iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF 13.77%
SDEM Global X MSCI SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF 12.64%
FID First Trust S&P International Dividend Aristocrats ETF 11.66%

AUM Losers

XSHD Invesco S&P SmallCap High Dividend Low Volatility ETF -30.64%
KBWD Invesco KBW High Dividend Yield Financial ETF -6.92%
HDV iShares Core High Dividend ETF -6.57%
WBIY WBI Power Factor High Dividend ETF -4.02%
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -2.98%

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