High dividend ETFs

An investor who needs a regural income must look for ETFs giving periodic dividends/distributions.

In the table below, the Top 100 ETFs of our archive that distributed the highest dividend in 2023 and 2024.

The 1Y return shown in the table is comprehensive of the dividends.

BEST 100 ETF DIVIDEND YIELDS - 2023 and 2024
Last Update: 29 February 2024
2024 Dividend Yield is calculated only for a portion of the year
Dividend Yield (%)
Ann. Returns (%)
Ticker ETF 2024 2023  ▾ 1Y 3Y
NGE
Global X MSCI Nigeria ETF 0.00% 46.42% -34.39 -19.83
EWT
iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF 0.00% 13.76% +19.54 +2.71
GXG
Global X MSCI Colombia ETF 0.00% 8.27% +33.61 -1.70
PCY
Invesco Emerging Markets Sov Debt 1.06% 7.40% +13.64 -3.85
EGPT
VanEck Vectors Egypt Index ETF 0.00% 7.23% +69.09 +6.65
EMHY
iShares Emerging Markets High Yld Bd 0.53% 7.22% +12.04 -0.70
EWZ
iShares MSCI Brazil ETF 0.00% 7.18% +28.50 +10.61
PFF
iShares Preferred and Income Securities ETF 0.56% 6.98% +5.18 +0.20
FLLA
Franklin FTSE Latin America ETF 0.00% 6.93% +22.86 +11.02
JNK
SPDR Barclays High Yield Bond ETF 0.56% 6.92% +10.63 +1.14
WIP
SPDR FTSE International Govt Infl-Protd Bond ETF 0.22% 6.86% +3.09 -4.62
PAK
Global X MSCI Pakistan ETF 0.00% 6.71% +34.49 -13.12
EWS
iShares MSCI Singapore ETF 0.00% 6.56% -0.64 -2.16
EWO
iShares MSCI Austria ETF 0.00% 6.53% +2.11 +3.37
EMLC
VanEck Vectors JP Morgan EM LC Bd 0.50% 6.41% +7.84 -2.95
HYG
iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond 0.50% 6.20% +10.12 +1.18
VWOB
Vanguard Emerging Mkts Govt Bd 0.43% 5.90% +8.46 -2.50
VNM
VanEck Vectors Vietnam ETF 0.00% 5.69% +26.51 -6.37
EBND
SPDR Blmbg Barclays Em Mkts Lcl Bd 0.48% 5.58% +6.35 -3.92
NORW
Global X MSCI Norway ETF 0.00% 5.30% -1.43 -1.39
DFUSX
DFA US Large Company I 0.00% 5.10% +30.41 +11.83
EMB
iShares JP Morgan USD Em Mkts Bd 0.41% 5.10% +8.90 -2.86
EPU
iShares MSCI Peru ETF 0.00% 5.05% +26.52 +2.59
VCLT
Vanguard Long-Term Corporate Bond 0.42% 5.05% +5.79 -5.91
BIL
SPDR Blmbg Barclays 1-3 Mth T-Bill 0.44% 5.03% +5.20 +2.36
EFV
iShares MSCI EAFE Value 0.00% 5.01% +12.46 +6.24
ECH
iShares MSCI Chile ETF 0.00% 4.99% -1.97 -0.69
SPLB
SPDR Portfolio Long Term Corporate Bond ETF 0.40% 4.98% +6.04 -5.90
ELD
WisdomTree Emerging Markets Lcl Dbt 0.86% 4.90% +9.97 -1.42
SHV
iShares Short Treasury Bond 0.43% 4.84% +5.23 +2.09
BNDX
Vanguard Total International Bond 0.17% 4.66% +6.68 -2.10
DBP
Invesco DB Precious Metals 0.00% 4.65% +9.80 +1.90
DWX
SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF 0.00% 4.60% +7.03 +2.50
EWU
iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF 0.00% 4.51% +5.81 +6.69
DBC
Invesco DB Commodity Tracking 0.00% 4.42% -2.93 +11.52
PGAL
Global X MSCI Portugal ETF 0.00% 4.41% +3.31 +1.81
PCRIX
PIMCO Commodity Real Ret Strat Instl 5.37% 4.40% -3.65 +6.33
EWI
iShares MSCI Italy ETF 0.00% 4.32% +23.17 +9.89
VNQ
Vanguard Real Estate 0.00% 4.30% +4.14 +2.73
LQD
iShares Investment Grade Corporate Bond 0.35% 4.27% +5.99 -3.57
EPOL
iShares MSCI Poland ETF 0.00% 4.21% +52.14 +10.17
RWR
SPDR Dow Jones REIT ETF 0.00% 4.16% +5.26 +4.08
EWA
iShares MSCI Australia ETF 0.00% 4.11% +8.72 +3.89
SCHE
Schwab Emerging Markets Equity ETF 0.00% 4.03% +7.27 -5.47
DLS
WisdomTree International SmallCp Div 0.00% 3.98% +7.28 +0.81
DFCEX
DFA Emerging Markets Core Equity I 0.00% 3.98% +13.19 -0.55
TUR
iShares MSCI Turkey ETF 0.00% 3.90% +10.63 +16.23
QAT
iShares MSCI Qatar ETF 0.00% 3.88% +3.42 +3.90
DFIEX
DFA International Core Equity I 0.00% 3.85% +12.33 +4.41
SCHO
Schwab Short-Term U.S. Treasury ETF 0.37% 3.84% +4.24 -0.19
DIPSX
DFA Inflation-Protected Securities I 0.00% 3.78% +2.69 -1.01
VEU
Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US 0.00% 3.76% +13.11 +1.59
VWO
Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets 0.00% 3.75% +7.84 -4.72
DFALX
DFA Large Cap International I 0.00% 3.73% +14.21 +5.17
IAGG
iShares Core International Aggregate Bond 0.00% 3.72% +7.01 -1.15
VGK
Vanguard FTSE Europe 0.00% 3.70% +12.91 +5.50
SPTS
SPDR Portfolio Short Term Treasury ETF 0.35% 3.69% +4.25 -0.14
VXUS
Vanguard Total International Stock ETF 0.00% 3.68% +12.66 +1.49
IEFA
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF 0.00% 3.68% +14.14 +3.80
GREK
Global X FTSE Greece 20 ETF 0.00% 3.65% +26.45 +19.26
VEA
Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets 0.00% 3.65% +13.89 +3.67
XLRE
Real Estate Select Sector SPDR 0.00% 3.64% +6.03 +4.79
EWH
iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF 0.00% 3.57% -16.47 -11.96
SCHD
Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF 0.00% 3.57% +8.06 +8.44
VSS
Vanguard FTSE All-World ex-US Small-Cap ETF 0.00% 3.55% +7.93 -0.78
IXUS
iShares Core MSCI Total International Stock ETF 0.00% 3.54% +12.59 +1.31
SCHH
Schwab US REIT ETF 0.00% 3.53% +3.96 +3.53
REET
iShares Global REIT ETF 0.00% 3.53% +1.46 +0.89
VPL
Vanguard FTSE Pacific 0.00% 3.52% +16.20 +0.14
MBB
iShares MBS 0.32% 3.50% +2.37 -3.47
IGF
iShares Global Infrastructure ETF 0.00% 3.48% +1.48 +4.89
DFIHX
DFA One-Year Fixed-Income I 0.60% 3.47% +5.49 +1.50
EWP
iShares MSCI Spain ETF 0.00% 3.45% +9.83 +5.81
XLE
Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund 0.00% 3.45% +6.69 +26.46
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE 0.00% 3.44% +14.89 +4.54
SCHF
Schwab International Equity ETF 0.00% 3.43% +14.66 +4.07
UST
ProShares Ultra 7-10 Year Treasury 0.00% 3.42% -4.83 -13.31
VMBS
Vanguard Mortgage-Backed Secs 0.31% 3.42% +2.53 -3.39
TLT
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond 0.31% 3.41% -4.13 -10.91
VGSH
Vanguard Short-Term Treasury Index 0.34% 3.40% +4.22 -0.22
MLN
VanEck Vectors AMT-Free Long Municipal Index 0.30% 3.39% +6.78 -2.46
EFAV
iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF 0.00% 3.38% +10.65 +1.74
VGLT
Vanguard Long-Term Treasury Index 0.31% 3.37% -2.93 -10.03
UBT
ProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury 0.00% 3.33% -16.39 -25.68
SPTL
SPDR Portfolio Long Term Treasury ETF 0.31% 3.28% -2.86 -10.01
SCHC
Schwab International Small-Cap Equity ETF 0.00% 3.27% +6.20 -1.17
SCZ
iShares MSCI EAFE Small-Cap 0.00% 3.26% +6.64 -1.89
EWM
iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF 0.00% 3.26% +3.56 -3.14
VYM
Vanguard High Dividend Yield 0.00% 3.26% +11.56 +10.01
UAE
iShares MSCI UAE ETF 0.00% 3.25% +2.75 +8.21
EWQ
iShares MSCI France ETF 0.00% 3.24% +13.30 +9.46
SCHR
Schwab Intermediate-Term U.S. Treasury ETF 0.31% 3.24% +3.07 -3.07
VCSH
Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bond 0.30% 3.23% +5.68 -0.11
BND
Vanguard Total Bond Market 0.29% 3.20% +3.47 -3.21
SPDW
SPDR Portfolio World ex-US ETF 0.00% 3.17% +13.85 +3.19
IEMG
iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets 0.00% 3.15% +9.52 -5.40
DES
WisdomTree US SmallCap Dividend ETF 0.22% 3.09% +5.06 +5.00
NUBD
Nuveen ESG U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF 0.27% 3.09% +3.36 -3.30
XLU
Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund 0.00% 3.08% -1.27 +5.03
EWG
iShares MSCI Germany ETF 0.00% 3.08% +15.37 +1.33
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