Question: What Is A Good Dividend Yield Ratio?

4 to 6 percent

Is a high dividend yield ratio good?

Dividend-paying stocks are like any investment. There is usually the good, the bad and the downright ugly. Higher yielding dividend stocks provide more income, but higher yield often comes with greater risk. High yielding dividend stocks can increase income for investors, but also add risk.

What is a good dividend yield for ETF?

5 top dividend stock ETFs

Dividend ETFCurrent Dividend YieldExpense Ratio
iShares Select Dividend (NASDAQ:DVY)3.5%0.39%
Vanguard High Dividend Yield (NYSEMKT:VYM)3.1%0.08%
Schwab U.S. Dividend Equity (NYSEMKT:SCHD)3%0.07%
SPDR S&P Dividend (NYSEMKT:SDY)2.4%0.35%

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What is the average dividend yield of the S&P 500?

approximately 2.00%