GULF
WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund

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WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Fund seeks to track the investment results of dividend-paying companies in the Middle East. Learn more about the Index that GULF is designed to track.

Why GULF?

  • Gain exposure to broad Middle Eastern all cap equity from dividend paying companies
  • Use to complement emerging market active and passive strategies and to satisfy demand for growth potential and income focus

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Fund Overview

  • As of 02/11/2016
Profile
Expense Ratio 0.88%
CUSIP 97717X305
Total Assets (000) $19,142.38
Shares Outstanding 1,200,000
Distribution Yield 0.84 %
SEC 30–day Yield 5.30 %
Options Available* No
Inception Date 07/16/2008
Trading Information
30-Day Average Daily Volume 5,332
Implied LiquidityTM (Shares) 136,367
Implied Liquidity (000) $2,175.06
Lead Market Maker Susquehanna
Related Index Symbol WTEMME
NAV Symbol GULF.NV
IOPV Symbol GULF.IV
Shares Out. Symbol GULF.SO
  • *Options are not suitable for all investors.

Net Asset Value

As of 02/11/2016
  • As of 2/12/2016
  • Quotes Delayed ~ 15 mins
Net Asset Value
NAV $15.95
Change ($0.16)
Change % -1.00%
Price
Price $15.70
Change $0.11
Change % 0.71%
Volume 1996

Total Returns

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Month End Performance
(12/31/2015)
Underlying Index Returns NAV Returns Market Price Returns
Cumulative
1 Month 1.11% 1.10% 0.87%
3 Month -7.59% -7.85% -8.44%
Since Inception* 1.35% -7.53% -10.63%
Average Annual
1 Year -15.23% -16.10% -15.77%
3 Year 9.33% 8.61% 7.78%
5 Year 4.73% 4.47% 3.91%
Since Inception* 0.18% -1.04% -1.49%
Quarter End Performance
(12/31/2015)
Underlying Index Returns NAV Returns Market Price Returns
Cumulative
Since Inception* 1.35% -7.53% -10.63%
Average Annual
1 Year -15.23% -16.10% -15.77%
3 Year 9.33% 8.61% 7.78%
5 Year 4.73% 4.47% 3.91%
Since Inception* 0.18% -1.04% -1.49%

After Tax Returns

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Month End Performance
(12/31/2015)
After Tax Held After Tax Sold
Cumulative
1 Month 1.01% 0.62%
3 Month -7.93% -4.44%
Since Inception* -13.65% -6.32%
Average Annual
1 Year -17.49% -8.99%
3 Year 7.15% 6.28%
5 Year 3.35% 3.35%
Since Inception* -1.95% -0.87%
Quarter End Performance
(12/31/2015)
After Tax Held After Tax Sold
Cumulative
Since Inception* -13.65% -6.32%
Average Annual
1 Year -17.49% -8.99%
3 Year 7.15% 6.28%
5 Year 3.35% 3.35%
Since Inception* -1.95% -0.87%
  • *Fund Inception Date 07/16/2008.
  • Performance is historical and does not guarantee future results. Current performance may be lower or higher than quoted. Investment returns and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. Performance data for the most recent month-end is available above.
  • WisdomTree shares are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Total Returns are calculated using the daily 4:00pm net asset value (NAV). Market price returns reflect the midpoint of the bid/ask spread as of the close of trading on the exchange where Fund shares are listed. Market price returns do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times.
  • After-Tax Held Returns represent return on Fund shares after taxes on distributions and assumes Fund shares have not been sold. After-Tax Sold Returns represent returns on Fund shares after taxes on distributions and the sale of the Fund shares.
  • After-tax returns are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on the investor's individual tax rates and may differ from those shown.
  • In some cases the return after taxes may exceed the return before taxes due to an assumed tax benefit from any losses on a sale of fund shares at the end of the measurement period.

Top Holdings

Name Weight
1. Maroc Telecom 9.73%
2. Mobile Telecommunications Co K 7.17%
3. National Bank of Kuwait 6.18%
4. Qatar National Bank SAQ 5.92%
5. First Gulf Bank PJSC 5.44%
6. Industries Qatar 4.44%
7. Ahli United Bank BSC 3.79%
8. Oman Telecommunications Co SAO 3.64%
9. Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank PJSC 2.98%
10. Attijariwafa Bank 2.93%
  • *Holdings are subject to change without notice.

Sector Breakdown

  • As of 02/11/2016
Name Weight
1. Financials 59.93%
2. Telecommunication Services 24.34%
3. Industrials 9.60%
4. Consumer Discretionary 1.98%
5. Energy 1.65%
6. Materials 1.23%

Country Allocation

  • As of 02/11/2016
Country Weight
1. Qatar 23.60%
2. United Arab Emirates 23.12%
3. Kuwait 22.97%
4. Morocco 12.67%
5. Egypt 6.26%
6. Oman 5.69%
7. Bahrain 4.11%
8. Jordan 1.59%

Recent Distributions

Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Payable Date Ordinary Income Short Term Capital Gains Long Term Capital Gains Return of Capital Total Distribution
12/21/2015 12/23/2015 12/28/2015 $0.03367 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.03367
09/21/2015 09/23/2015 09/25/2015 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00000
06/22/2015 06/24/2015 06/26/2015 $0.62500 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.62500
03/23/2015 03/25/2015 03/27/2015 $0.11471 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.00000 $0.11471