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.

Cambria Shareholder Yield ETF (SYLD)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 2.89% Avg. Volume: 37,622
Fees: 0.79% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Not applicable

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Direxion Zacks MLP High Income Shares (ZMLP)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 0.00% Avg. Volume: 12,269
Fees: 0.65% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Zacks MLP Index

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EGShares Low Volatility Emerging Markets Dividend ETF (HILO)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 6.08% Avg. Volume: 31,538
Fees: 0.89% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: FTSE Emerging All Cap ex Taiwan Low Volatility Dividend Index

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ETRACS Diversified High Income ETN (DVHI)

Asset Class: Global Equity

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Performance (YTD): 2.45% Avg. Volume: 3,423
Fees: 0.84% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: NYSE Diversified High Income Index

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

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 10.88% Avg. Volume: 57,083
Fees: 0.50% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: ISE High Income Index

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ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Dow Jones Select Dividend Index ETN (DVYL)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 8.86% Avg. Volume: 4,287
Fees: 0.35% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index

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ETRACS Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged S&P Dividend ETN (SDYL)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 5.56% Avg. Volume: 1,975
Fees: 0.30% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index

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First Trust NASDAQ Rising Dividend Achievers Fund (RDVY)

Asset Class: Equity

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Performance (YTD): 0.00% Avg. Volume: 2,064
Fees: 0.50% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: NASDAQ Rising Dividend Achievers Index

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First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF (FPE)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 7.13% Avg. Volume: 28,965
Fees: 0.85% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Not applicable

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First Trust Tactical High Yield ETF (HYLS)

Asset Class: Fixed Income

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Performance (YTD): 2.82% Avg. Volume: 31,024
Fees: 0.95% Market Cap: Loading...

Benchmark: Not applicable

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Top Performing Income Funds As of 04.22.2014

WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund (GULF)

Total Return: 16.57%

WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Fund (DFE)

Total Return: 16.43%

Vanguard High Dividend Yield Index Fund (VYM)

Total Return: 16.06%

* Annualized