Examples of popular equity income funds include WisdomTree Dividend ex-Financials Fund, Schwab US Dividend Equity ETF and WisdomTree Total Dividend Fund, according to U.S. News. All of these equity funds are paying consistent dividends.
Vanguard HealthCare Index Adm, Glenmade Large Cap core and Fidelity Blue Chip Value are some of the best equity funds as of 2015, according to TheStreet. Other top-rated equity funds on their "best of" list include Transamerica Prt Large Core, Fidelity Value Fd and USAA Capital Growth. The website provides users with information about the risk grade of the equity funds as well as with comprehensive information about the trailing returns.