High-Yield Prospects: August 5 Edition

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.To get access to all ETFdb.com premium content, sign up for a free 14-day trial to ETFdb.com Pro.A total of 38 ETFs made it to our list of high-yield prospects this month. X-Links Monthly Pay 2xLeveraged Mortgage REIT ETN (REML ), Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares (JDST ) and Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE 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 July 8, click here.High-Yield ETFsPlease note that this list is updated on a monthly basis.For more ETF analysis, make sure to sign up for our free ETF newsletter.Disclosure: No positions at time of writing.

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