WTDGI

WisdomTree U.S. Dividend Growth Index

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The WisdomTree U.S. Dividend Growth Index is a fundamentally weighted index that consists of dividend-paying stocks with growth characteristics. The primary starting screening universe for this index is the constituents of the WisdomTree Dividend Index with market capitalization of at least $2 billion. The Index is comprised of the 300 companies in the WisdomTree Dividend Index with the best combined rank of growth and quality factors. The growth factor ranking is based on long-term earnings growth expectations, while the quality factor ranking is based on three year historical averages for return on equity and return on assets. The Index is dividend weighted annually to reflect the proportionate share of the aggregate cash dividends each component company is projected to pay in the coming year, based on the most recently declared dividend per share. The index was established with a base value of 200 on April 11, 2013.

Index Facts

  • As of 04/23/2014
Bloomberg Index Symbol WTDGI
Exchange Index Symbol
Index Inception Date 04/12/2013
Base Index Value 200
Number of Components in Index 299
Current Index Value 234.06
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Trillion) 8.50
Index MarketCap Breakdown
Large Cap (> $10 Billion) 92.48%
Mid Cap (≥ $2 Billion and ≤ $10 Billion) 7.52%
Small Cap (< $2 Billion) 0.00%

Index Statistics

  • As of 04/23/2014
Dividend Yield 2.30
Price/Earnings 17.36
Estimated Price/Earnings 16.14
Price/Book 3.63
Price/Sales 1.64
Price/Cash Flow 11.91

Top Components

  • As of 04/23/2014
Components Weight
1. Exxon Mobil Corp 5.81%
2. Microsoft Corp 3.93%
3. Procter & Gamble Co/The 3.54%
4. Apple Inc 3.45%
5. Wal-Mart Stores Inc 3.39%
6. Coca-Cola Co/The 2.79%
7. McDonald\''s Corp 2.45%
8. Intel Corp 2.20%
9. Altria Group Inc 2.14%
10. International Business Machines Corp 2.05%
  • * Holdings are subject to change without notice.

Industry Group Breakdown

  • As of 04/23/2014
Industry Group Weight
1. Capital Goods 12.25%
2. Energy 8.88%
3. Food Beverage & Tobacco 8.81%
4. Software & Services 8.77%
5. Technology Hardware & Equipment 7.65%
6. Food & Staples Retailing 5.64%
7. Household & Personal Products 5.23%
8. Retailing 5.03%
9. Consumer Services 4.93%
10. Materials 4.81%

Country Allocation

  • As of 04/23/2014
Country Weight
1. United States 100.00%

Important Information about Index Performance

Definitions

  • Index dividend yield is a measure of the annual dividends of the shares of all Index components divided by the Index value.
  • Price/Book Ratio is a ratio used to compare a stock's market value to its book value.
  • Price/Earnings Ratio is a valuation ratio of a company's current share price compared to its per-share earnings.
  • Estimated Price/Earnings is a valuation ratio of a company's current share price compared to the consensus estimates for per-share earnings over the next 12 months.
  • Price/Cash Flow Ratio is a measure of the market's expectations of a firm's future financial health.
  • Price/Sales Ratio is a ratio for valuing a stock relative to its own past performance, other companies or the market itself.