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High-Yield Prospects: February 19 Edition

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Here is a look at ETFs that currently offer attractive income opportunities. The high-yield candidates included in this list meet three sets of criteria. First, each of these funds is deemed to be a high-yield prospect because it boasts a trailing 12-month dividend yield upwards of 5%.

Second, each of these ETFs also boasts over $100 million in total assets under management to help steer investors away from less established funds.

Third, each of these ETFs also meets a minimum 20-day average trading volume of 0.5 million. As always, investors of all experience levels are advised to use stop-loss orders and practice disciplined profit-taking techniques.

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A total of 23 ETFs made it to our list of high-yield prospects this month. Infracap MLP ETF (AMZA ), iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (EZA B+) and Global X MLP ETF (MLPA A-) were the top performers this month.

Track the performance of the top dividend ETFs here.

Compare the Top 100 Highest Dividend-Yield ETFs here. The dividend yield is calculated by dividing the most recent dividend payment by the latest closing price of the fund.

To compare this month’s list with the one published on January 22, click here.

High-Yield ETFs

Ticker

Name

Price

AUM ($MM)

Dividend Yield

20 Day Avg Vol

1-Year Return

Leverage

(AMZA )

InfraCap MLP ETF

$4.03

$277

23.04%

982,765

-32.10%

Long

(EZA B+)

iShares MSCI South Africa ETF

$46.40

$388

12.78%

636,940

-11.80%

Long

(MLPA A-)

Global X MLP ETF

$7.26

$1,074

9.81%

2,080,685

-15.68%

Long

(AMLP A)

Alerian MLP ETF

$7.84

$7,281

9.58%

24,069,984

-21.13%

Long

(RWX A-)

SPDR Dow Jones International Real Estate ETF

$39.20

$1,968

8.85%

546,595

3.02%

Long

(MLPI A)

ETRACS Alerian MLP Infrastructure Index ETN

$17.97

$487

8.65%

898,345

-18.50%

Long

(XLE A)

Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund

$54.87

$9,973

7.33%

17,783,465

-15.38%

Long

(IYE A)

iShares U.S. Energy ETF

$29.12

$516

7.25%

611,015

-17.48%

Long

(AMJ A-)

JPMorgan Alerian MLP Index ETN

$20.54

$2,444

6.48%

2,903,160

-18.56%

Long

(EMLC A-)

VanEck Vectors J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF

$33.51

$4,326

6.29%

2,246,465

-1.09%

Long

(MLPX )

Global X MLP & Energy Infrastructure ETF

$11.59

$782

6.27%

640,350

-7.94%

Long

(USHY)

iShares Broad USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF

$41.41

$4,388

5.79%

2,624,700

3.68%

Long

(MJ)

ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF

$15.84

$696

5.72%

984,770

-54.65%

Long

(HYLB)

Deutsche X-trackers USD High Yield Corporate Bond ETF

$50.61

$4,578

5.68%

1,093,190

3.18%

Long

(RSX B+)

VanEck Vectors Russia ETF

$24.91

$1,188

5.60%

6,388,365

23.50%

Long

(SJNK A)

SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF

$27.05

$3,426

5.60%

3,334,615

0.19%

Long

(JNK A+)

SPDR Bloomberg Barclays High Yield Bond ETF

$110.11

$10,315

5.39%

7,541,830

3.74%

Long

(SHYG )

iShares 0-5 Year High Yield Corporate Bond ETF

$46.67

$4,646

5.25%

2,034,890

0.78%

Long

(FPE C+)

First Trust Preferred Securities and Income ETF

$20.46

$5,508

5.22%

1,563,260

8.83%

Long

(PGX A)

Invesco Preferred ETF

$15.20

$6,242

5.22%

2,777,185

6.37%

Long

(PFF A+)

iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF

$38.20

$17,944

5.21%

3746850

6.14%

Long

(IDV B-)

iShares International Select Dividend ETF

$33.91

$5,164

5.08%

921490

10.20%

Long

(ANGL B)

VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF

$30.47

$1,961

5.05%

948285

7.90%

Long

Please note that this list is updated on a monthly basis.

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Disclosure: No positions at time of writing.

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