Best Fit Income Funds

Generally, these funds invest with an eye for companies paying consistent dividends. Dividend-paying stocks are generally seen as less volatile because their income component can act as a cushion during tough times.

All ranked ETFs meet our Best Fit criteria.

#31 SPDR S&P International Dividend ETF (DWX)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 5.05% Avg. Volume: 136,134
Fees: 0.45% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P International Dividend Opportunities Index

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#32 PowerShares Preferred Portfolio (PGX)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 8.28% Avg. Volume: 697,284
Fees: 0.50% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: BofA Merrill Lynch Core Plus Fixed Rate Preferred Securities Index

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#33 iShares Morningstar Multi-Asset Income Index Fund (IYLD)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 6.91% Avg. Volume: 0
Fees: 0.60% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Morningstar Multi-Asset High Income Index

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#34 Global X SuperDividend ETF (SDIV)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 6.66% Avg. Volume: 213,061
Fees: 0.79% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Solactive Global SuperDividend Index

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#35 First Trust Dow Jones STOXX European Select Dividend Index Fund (FDD)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 4.28% Avg. Volume: 53,661
Fees: 0.60% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dow Jones STOXX Select Dividend 30 Index

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#36 SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend ETF (EDIV)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 0.46% Avg. Volume: 98,573
Fees: 0.59% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P Emerging Markets Dividend Opportunities Index

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#37 WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund (DFE)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 5.29% Avg. Volume: 463,833
Fees: 0.58% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Index

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ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 4.00% Avg. Volume: 103,870
Fees: 0.40% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S-Network Sector Dividend Dogs Index

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Barclays ETN+ Shiller CAPE ETN (CAPE)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 1.83% Avg. Volume: 1,691
Fees: 0.45% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Shiller Barclays CAPE US Core Sector Index

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Cambria Foreign Shareholder Yield ETF (FYLD)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 0.74% Avg. Volume: 28,016
Fees: 0.59% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Cambria Foreign Shareholder Yield Index

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Top Performing Income Funds As of 03.05.2014

ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Closed-End Fund ETN (CEFL)

Total Return: 9.09%

WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund (DFE)

Total Return: 8.20%

WisdomTree Australia Dividend Fund (AUSE)

Total Return: 7.99%

WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund (GULF)

Total Return: 17.74%

WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund (DFE)

Total Return: 17.03%

iShares Select Dividend ETF (DVY)

Total Return: 15.92%

* Annualized