iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF: High Yield, Low Cost

iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF: High Yield, Low Cost

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  • DVYE has a substantial 5.5% yield and 0.49% expense ratio.
  • DVYE has a well diversified portfolio across sectors, making it more diversified than the average emerging market ETF.
  • DVYE has performed in line with other emerging market dividend ETFs since inception in 2012.

The iShares Emerging Markets Dividend ETF (NYSEARCA:DVYE) is another one of the smaller emerging market dividend ETFs. The fund launched in 2012 and gathered $250 million in assets, but it is dwarfed by the $3 billion in assets gathered by the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income ETF (NYSEARCA:DEM).

Index & Strategy

DVYE tracks the Dow Jones Emerging Markets Select Dividend Index. The main criteria for selection is the expected dividend yield. Additional criteria include 12-month earnings per share, dividend history, plus market capitalization and trading volume. Holdings are weighted by dividend yield. DVYE has 103 holdings…. To Continue Reading, Please Click Here.

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