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 $116.50B. 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 $25.92B in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing High Dividend Yield ETF was the HDLV at 12.42%. 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

SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B 12.74%
DVYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETN 12.09%
SDYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged S&P Dividend ETN 9.69%
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF 9.58%
FIYY Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN Series B 9.55%

Bottom ETF Performers

LVHE Legg Mason Emerging Markets Low Volatility High Dividend ETF 2.45%
DWX SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF 3.19%
KBWD Invesco KBW High Dividend Yield Financial ETF 3.59%
HDV iShares Core High Dividend ETF 3.71%
LVL Invesco S&P Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF 3.84%

Top Creations

FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 358.76
VYM Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF 342.06
SCHD Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF 130.94
DVY iShares Select Dividend ETF 48.21
VYMI Vanguard International High Dividend Yield ETF 34.63

Top Redemptions

SDY SPDR S&P Dividend ETF -1,314.63
RDIV Invesco S&P Ultra Dividend Revenue ETF -268.64
SPYD SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 High Dividend ETF -224.04
SPHD Invesco S&P 500 High Dividend Low Volatility ETF -220.64
SDIV Global X SuperDividend ETF -31.48

AUM Winners

DVYE iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF 15.53%
HDEF Xtrackers MSCI EAFE High Dividend Yield Equity ETF 13.62%
FVD First Trust Value Line Dividend Index Fund 11.81%
WDIV SPDR S&P Global Dividend ETF 11.71%
SMHD ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN 11.30%

AUM Losers

FIYY Barclays ETN+ FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN Series B -21.51%
FIHD UBS AG FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN -15.27%
EFAS Global X MSCI SuperDividend EAFE ETF -12.20%
SMHB ETRACS 2xMonthly Pay Leveraged U.S. Small Cap High Dividend ETN Series B -5.57%
SDYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged S&P Dividend ETN -4.23%

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