The Investment Scientist

Complete list of high-dividend-yield ETFs – US

Posted on: October 23, 2008

This is the complete list of US dividend oriented ETFs.

Symbol Asset (mm) Expense Yield* Name
DVY 4782 0.40% 4.67% iShares DJ Select Dividend
VIG 402 0.28% 2.20% Dividend Achievers Select
PFF 308 0.48% 11.21% iShares S&P US Preferred Stock
DLN 288 0.28% 3.61% WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend
SDY 230 0.35% 4.40% SPDR S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats
DTN 145 0.38% 4.82% WisdomTree Dividend 100
PEY 139 0.60% 5.69% Mergent Dividend Achievers 50
FVD 137 0.70% 3.20% First Trust Value Line Dividend
VYM 120 0.25% 3.72% FTSE High Dividend Yield
DHS 120 0.38% 5.50% WisdomTree High-Yielding Equity
DES 80 0.38% 4.73% WisdomTree SmallCap Dividend
DTD 80 0.28% 3.71% WisdomTree Dividend
DON 78 0.38% 4.31% WisdomTree MidCap Dividend
PFM 53 0.60% 2.72% PowerShares Dividend Achievers
CVY 50 0.60% 7.61% Claymore Yield Hog
FDL 45 0.45% 5.52% First Trust Morning Star Dividend
PHJ 23 0.61% 2.70% PowerShares High Grow Rate Dividend Achievers
LVL 7 0.60% 11.21% Claymore High Income

* Yield information is according to Yahoo Finance as on 9/30/08.

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4 Responses to "Complete list of high-dividend-yield ETFs – US"

[…] likely start judiciously looking into some high-yield bond fund ETFs, or one or more of these high-dividend-yield ETFs, even though I expect the expenses will be higher due to the annual asset-based […]

i was doing comparison between the yields of different years..your list was very helpful to me..thanks for putting that together.

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