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The following table lists the top 100 exchange-traded funds with the highest dividend yields. The dividend yield is calculated by dividing the most recent dividend payment by the price of the fund. For our purposes, we are using the latest closing price here.

Symbol Name Dividend Yield AUM Avg Volume
BZF WisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy Fund 30.34% $23,030.00 17,947
DBBR Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Brazil Hedged Equity ETF 24.39% $3,795.60 4,952
MORL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN 22.04% $301,000.00 262,476
CEFL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Closed-End Fund ETN 19.70% $175,661.30 140,041
AFTY CSOP FTSE China A50 ETF 18.85% $5,133.40 9,586
BDCL ETRACS 2xLeveraged Long Wells Fargo Business Development Company Index ETN 18.53% $233,381.00 139,470
SMHD ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US Small Cap High Dividend ETN 18.35% $16,700.00 23,859
TMV Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares ETF 18.33% $306,065.90 577,047
AMZA InfraCap MLP ETF 18.05% $76,648.00 147,797
ICN WisdomTree Indian Rupee Strategy Fund 15.60% $10,535.00 1,855
LMLP ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Wells Fargo MLP Ex-Energy ETN 15.46% $13,776.00 28,224
CN Deutsche X-trackers MSCI All China Equity ETF 15.43% $7,030.00 2,666
DVHL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Diversified High Income ETN 13.85% $25,837.50 5,841
MLPY Morgan Stanley Cushing MLP High Income Index ETN 13.25% $58,611.80 7,211
PEX Global Listed Private Equity ETF 12.75% $8,910.00 2,508
GLDI X-Links Gold Shares Covered Call ETN 12.66% $25,992.00 31,000
TYO Direxion Daily 7-10 Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares ETF 12.27% $25,564.50 5,070
SLVO X-Links Silver Shares Covered Call ETN 11.97% $9,044.00 23,667
MLPJ Global X Junior MLP ETF 11.79% $6,919.00 6,556
MRRL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN Series B ETF 11.33% $22,425.00 2,911
HVPW US Equity High Volatility Put Write Index Fund 11.32% $33,235.00 16,871
REM iShares Mortgage Real Estate Capped ETF 10.73% $1,098,669.00 1,745,573
JEM iPath Exchange Traded Notes ETF 10.47% $2,394.90 1,603
SEA Guggenheim Shipping ETF 10.42% $34,848.00 45,277
YYY YieldShares High Income ETF 10.34% $91,872.00 28,138
YGRO RBC Yorkville MLP Distribution Growth Leaders Liquid Index ETN 9.79% $15,820.00 5,312
ZMLP Direxion Zacks MLP High Income Shares ETF 9.69% $60,448.00 17,836
GCE Claymore CEF GS Connect ETN 9.31% $7,720.00 1,139
LBDC ETRACS 2xLeveraged Long Wells Fargo Business Development Company Index ETN Series B ETF 9.25% $23,460.00 3,010
MORT VanEck Vectors Mortgage REIT Income ETF 9.23% $103,547.50 22,718
KBWD PowerShares KBW High Dividend Yield Financial Portfolio ETF 9.19% $194,292.00 41,241
QYLD Recon Capital NASDAQ 100 Covered Call ETF 9.19% $30,199.00 17,380
BIZD VanEck Vectors BDC Income ETF 9.11% $90,797.00 28,741
AMLP Alerian MLP ETF 8.90% $8,568,824.80 10,431,685
HYLD Peritus High Yield ETF 8.74% $200,931.50 36,315
BDCS ETRACS Linked to the Wells Fargo Business Development Company Index ETN 8.70% $67,064.90 12,567
PCEF PowerShares CEF Income Composite Portfolio ETF 8.57% $616,840.00 118,003
GYLD Arrow Dow Jones Global Yield ETF 8.22% $97,873.50 29,245
YMLI VanEck Vectors High Income Infrastructure MLP ETF 8.09% $33,534.00 12,221
PXE PowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration & Production Portfolio ETF 7.95% $66,231.00 16,759
RETL Direxion Daily Retail Bull 3x Shares ETF 7.91% $40,215.00 25,056
MDIV Multi-Asset Diversified Income Index Fund 7.81% $802,560.00 138,058
SRET SuperDividend REIT ETF 7.81% $10,416.00 10,823
MLPA Global X MLP ETF 7.70% $293,986.00 122,258
MLPO Credit Suisse S&P MLP ETN 7.59% $75,321.50 324
MLPG E-TRACS Alerian Natural Gas MLP Index ETF 7.54% $22,050.00 6,100
DIV Global X SuperDividend U.S. ETF 7.53% $319,024.00 110,958
MLPN X-Links Cushing MLP Infrastructure ETN 7.52% $490,229.50 142,838
MLPW E-TRACS Wells Fargo MLP Index ETF 7.33% $9,392.00 810
DXJS WisdomTree Japan Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund 7.18% $193,325.00 26,230
HDLV ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged US High Dividend Low Volatility ETN 7.18% $32,740.00 10,368
SPFF SuperIncome Preferred ETF 7.05% $216,160.00 126,515
HIPS Master Income ETF 7.05% $5,049.00 1,280
AMU ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN 7.04% $463,176.20 113,808
IMLP iPath S&P MLP ETN 7.02% $271,569.30 38,709
SDIV SuperDividend ETF 7.01% $804,678.00 211,870
AMJ JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN 6.98% $3,785,390.00 2,582,286
EMSH ProShares Short Term USD Emerging Markets Bond 6.96% $7,727.00 955
HFEZ SPDR EURO STOXX 50 Currency Hedged ETF 6.95% $10,755.50 5,449
MLPI E-TRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETF 6.92% $2,332,212.80 386,371
GEUR Gartman Gold/Euro ETF 6.88% $22,473.80 29,824
SDEM SuperDividend Emerging Markets ETF 6.82% $3,282.50 2,480
HYEM VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF 6.77% $289,750.00 175,161
FMLP ETRACS Wells Fargo MLP Ex-Energy ETN 6.77% $15,950.00 1,907
DTH WisdomTree International High Dividend Fund 6.76% $240,128.00 25,459
GULF WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund 6.74% $22,778.00 13,408
UAE iShares MSCI UAE Capped ETF 6.72% $23,584.00 12,552
DXGE WisdomTree Germany Hedged Equity Fund 6.71% $262,182.50 58,774
LRET ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged MSCI US REIT Index ETN 6.58% $30,580.00 5,059
MLPC C-Tracks ETNs linked to the Miller/Howard MLP Fundamental Index ETF 6.55% $112,350.00 2,653
HGJP Hedged FTSE Japan ETF 6.55% $4,156.50 7,798
DVHI ETRACS Diversified High Income ETN 6.48% $23,290.00 184
AMUB ETRACS Alerian MLP Index ETN Series B ETF 6.38% $24,540.00 167
DOO WisdomTree International Dividend ex-Financials Fund 6.35% $218,300.00 26,883
DVYL ETRACS Monthly Pay 2x Leveraged Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETN 6.30% $53,390.00 4,592
HYHG High Yield Interest Rate Hedged ETF 6.18% $87,078.80 5,605
KEMP KraneShares FTSE Emerging Markets Plus ETF 6.14% $2,053.00 527
DFE WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund 6.12% $783,595.50 235,392
YLCO YieldCo Index ETF 6.11% $5,967.50 5,067
OSMS Barclays OFI SteelPath MLP ETN 6.05% $642.30 2,309
ALTY SuperDividend Alternatives ETF 6.02% $1,495.00 2,334
FPE First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF 6.00% $928,759.20 355,067
CHIX Global X China Financials ETF 5.99% $15,225.00 10,183
KFYP KraneShares CSI New China ETF 5.89% $2,757.50 2,631
HYIH Deutsche X-trackers High Yield Corporate Bond - Interest Rate Hedged ETF 5.87% $8,752.00 6,125
HYLS First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF 5.86% $886,941.10 161,518
CHIM Global X China Materials ETF 5.85% $1,211.80 1,470
EUSC WisdomTree Europe Hedged SmallCap Equity Fund 5.81% $221,774.00 60,873
ATMP Barclays ETN+ Select MLP ETN 5.76% $337,161.50 55,948
PGX PowerShares Preferred Portfolio ETF 5.73% $4,266,024.00 2,363,939
NGE Global X MSCI Nigeria ETF 5.70% $22,919.00 118,730
DOL WisdomTree International LargeCap Dividend Fund 5.68% $358,248.00 35,514
KBWY PowerShares KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Portfolio ETF 5.68% $155,883.50 27,320
DWM WisdomTree International Equity Fund 5.67% $588,796.00 50,714
IDV iShares International Select Dividend ETF 5.66% $2,725,488.00 720,756
QLTC iShares B - Ca Rated Corporate Bond ETF 5.65% $11,215.00 2,206
PGF PowerShares Financial Preferred Portfolio ETF 5.61% $1,732,464.00 498,580
DRW WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Real Estate Fund 5.60% $90,014.50 13,250
ROOF IQ US Real Estate Small Cap ETF 5.60% $71,037.00 14,803
EWM iShares MSCI Malaysia ETF 5.59% $312,696.00 2,265,536

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