Portfolios of these ETFs consist of equities which offer a high dividend yield. Most of these companies are owned by a state. Governments need resources to cover their expenditures so they put pressure on management boards in order to receive higher dividends.
Many pension funds invest in high-dividend stocks to maintain high liquidity and to pay retirement to their pensioners.
Companies from energy sector (especially those that are state-owned) pay a high dividend yield which exceeds 3%. They have higher dividend payout ratio and usually lower P/E and P/BV than other stocks.
Dividend funds don't have to pay a dividend tax, which might be useful in tax avoidance during bear markets.
High Dividend Yield, Actively Managed, Dividend ETF is in the medium-term down -14% in 5 months. In the long-term up 21% in 7 years.
Large-cap, High Dividend Yield, Value, U.S. ETFs on average are in the long-term up 202% in 13 years.
High Dividend Yield, Volatility-Weighted, Dividend, Long-Cash ETF is in the long-term up 35% in 6 years.
Fundamental, Income ETF is in the medium-term up 5% above S&P in 4 months. In the long-term down -13% below S&P in 3 years.
High Dividend Yield, Dividend, Fundamental, U.S. ETF is in the long-term up 128% in 10 years.
High Dividend Yield, Developed markets ETF is in the long-term down -15% below S&P in 2 years and up 35% in 4 years.
High Dividend Yield, Dividend, Australia ETF is in the medium-term up 9% in 1 month and down -9% in 6 months. In the long-term down -18% below S&P in 2 years and down -56% below S&P in 13 years.
High Dividend Yield, Dividend, Financials ETF is in the long-term up 10% in 4 years.
High Dividend Yield, Low Volatility, Volatility Strategies ETFs on average are in the long-term up 64% in 7 years.
Mid-cap, High Dividend Yield ETF is in the long-term up 29% in 4 years.
|Symbol||Company Name||Price||Change||Total net assets||Total expense ratio|
|AUSE||WisdomTree Pacific ex Japan Hgh Yd||51||-1.67%||55.14 M||0.58%|
|CDC||Compass EMP US EQ Inc 100 EnhVol Wtd ETF||41.62||0.05%|
|DEM||WisdomTree Emerging Markets Eqty Incm Fd||36.61||-0.46%||3.89 B||0.63%|
|DEW||WisdomTree Europe High-Yldg Eq F||43.44||-0.68%||123.53 M||0.58%|
|DVHI||ETRACS Diversified High Income||24.28|
|EDOG||ALPS Emerging Sector Dividend Dogs ETF||21.39||0.68%|
|FDL||First Trust Morningstar Divid Ledr||27.95||0.05%|
|FIGY||Barclays ETN FI Enhanced Global High Yield ETN||129.95||0.32%|
|FTHI||First Trust High Income ETF||21.54||0.63%|
|HDV||iShares Trust||82.74||-0.04%||3.47 B||0.12%|
|IDOG||ALPS ETF Trust||23.45||0.24%|
|KBWD||PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II||23.08||-0.43%||1.55%|
|PEY||PowerShares High Yld. Dividend Achv||17.06||0.57%|
|SCHD||Schwab Strategic Trust||43.94||0.07%|
|SDOG||ALPS ETF Trust||42.5||0.21%|
|SPHD||PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II||39.52||0.03%|
|VYM||Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF||76.39||0.13%||7.61 M||0.1%|