FYI: The record is clear—dividend-focused exchange-traded funds have led the pack in terms of annual returns—but funds overseen by active managers also have lots to offer to income-focused investors.
Last week, this column featured the top five dividend-focused funds based on five-year annual returns. All five were index trackers, like the overwhelming majority of ETFs. This week, we looked at the best-performing actively managed funds.
The top five are included in the accompanying table.