This is a comparison between VYM and HDV. The table below summarizes the key parameters for these two funds across several dimensions: return, expense ratio, net assets, segment and tax-cost ratio.

Segment Equity: U.S. - High Dividend Yield Equity: U.S. - High Dividend Yield
Net Assets $6.37B $21.12B
Expense Ratio 0.08% 0.08%
Management Style passive (index-based) passive (index-based)
Underlying Index Morningstar Dividend Yield Focus TR FTSE High Dividend Yield Index Net TR US RIC
YTD Return -3.92% -1.56%
1-Year Return 5.98% 9.46%
3-Year Return 8.72% 10.61%
5-Year Return 8.82% 11.40%
10-Year Return 0.00% 10.23%
1-Year Tax Cost Ratio 1.17% 0.70%
VYM description

The Fund seeks to track the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of common stocks of companies that are characterized by high dividend yield.

VYM returns
YTD Return -1.56%
1-Month Return -0.29%
3-Month Return 1.44%
1-Year Return 9.46%
3-Year Return 10.61%
5-Year Return 11.40%
10-Year Return 10.23%
VYM expense ratio is 0.08%
VYM holdings

Top 10 Holdings (30.67% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Microsoft Corp MSFT 5.79%
Johnson & Johnson JNJ 3.63%
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM 3.6%
JPMorgan Chase & Co JPM 3.5%
Wells Fargo & Co WFC 2.57%
AT&T Inc T 2.5%
Procter & Gamble Co PG 2.41%
Chevron Corp CVX 2.3%
Pfizer Inc PFE 2.19%
General Electric Co GE 2.18%
HDV description

The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Morningstar Dividend Yield Focus Index. The Fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in the securities and in depositary receipts representing securities of the underlying index.

HDV returns
YTD Return -3.92%
1-Month Return 1.26%
3-Month Return 1.55%
1-Year Return 5.98%
3-Year Return 8.72%
5-Year Return 8.82%
10-Year Return 0.00%
HDV expense ratio is 0.08%
HDV holdings

Top 10 Holdings (54.33% of Total Assets)

Name Symbol % Assets
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM 8.96%
AT&T Inc T 7.19%
Verizon Communications Inc VZ 6.24%
Chevron Corp CVX 5.51%
Pfizer Inc PFE 5.12%
Wells Fargo & Co WFC 5.09%
Procter & Gamble Co PG 4.25%
Intel Corp INTC 4.23%
Cisco Systems Inc CSCO 4.04%
Philip Morris International Inc PM 3.7%
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