3 Dividend ETFs With High Inflows In April

Let us now discuss a few ETFs focused on providing exposure to U.S. equities with relatively high dividend yields.

Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG - Free Report)

This fund seeks to provide exposure to U.S. companies offering high dividends. 

It has AUM of $27.3 billion and charges a fee of 8 basis points a year. From a sector look, the fund has high exposure to Industrials, Consumer Services and Health Care with 33.2%, 19.0%, and 12.0% allocation, respectively. The fund’s top three holdings are Walmart (WMT - Free Report), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ - Free Report) and Microsoft Corp (MSFT - Free Report) with 4.0%, 4.0%, and 3.9% allocation, respectively. The fund has returned 17.4% in a year and 0.5% year to date. It has a dividend yield of 1.87% and has garnered $241.1 million in inflows in the first two weeks of April, per etf.com data.

Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM - Free Report)

This fund seeks to provide exposure to large, established U.S. companies providing high dividends. 

It has AUM of $20.6 billion and charges a fee of 8 basis points a year. From a sector look, the fund has high exposure to Information Technology, Financials and Health Care with 17.0%, 14.2%, and 12.9% allocation, respectively. The fund’s top three holdings are Microsoft Corp, JP Morgan Chase & Co (JPM - Free Report) and Johnson & Johnson, with 7.0%, 3.9%, and 3.5% allocation, respectively. It has returned 12.9% in a year but has lost 1.3% year to date. It has a dividend yield of 2.94% and has garnered $123.6 million in inflows in the first two weeks of April, per etf.com data. 

Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity ETF (SCHD - Free Report)

This fund seeks to provide cheap exposure to U.S. companies paying out high dividends. 

It has AUM of $7.4 billion and charges a fee of 7 basis points a year. From a sector look, the fund has high exposure to Consumer Staples, Information Technology and Industrials with 21.9%, 21.7%, and 15.1% allocation, respectively. The fund’s top three holdings are Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM - Free Report), Intel Corp (INTC - Free Report) and Pfizer Inc (PFE - Free Report) with 4.8%, 4.6%, and 4.6% allocation respectively. The fund has returned 15.6% in a year but has lost 2.5% year to date. It has a dividend yield of 2.61% and has garnered $63.3 million in inflows in the first two weeks of April, per etf.com data. 

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