Mortgage REITs ETF Heads List Of Dividend Funds

December 29, 2011

In a list focusing on funds paying large dividends, the iShares FTSE NAREIT Mortgage Plus Capped Fund (NYSEArca: REM) comes out on top, according to an article on Barron’s.

According to the article, Neil Leeson, a research strategist for Ned Davis, compiled this list by screening ETFs with the best distributions rates, and dividing that number by their net asset value.

Leeson selected the iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund (NYSEArca: EWA) and the WisdomTree Emerging Markets High-Yielding Equity Fund (NYSEArca: DEM) as international options.

The iShares Dow Jones Select Dividend (NYSEArca: DVY) and the Alerian MLP ETF (NYSEArca: AMLP) were also mentioned in the article.

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