WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Index

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The WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Index is a fundamentally weighted index that measures the performance of the highest dividend yielding stocks selected from the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Index. At the index measurement date, companies within the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Index are ranked by dividend yield. Securities ranking in the highest 30% by dividend yield are selected for inclusion. Companies are weighted in the Index based on annual cash dividends paid.

Prior to January 20, 2009, the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Index was named the WisdomTree Emerging Markets High-Yielding Equity Index.

Prior to August 31, 2015, the WisdomTree Emerging Markets High Dividend Index was named the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Index.

Index Facts

  • As of 05/03/2016
Bloomberg Index Symbol WTEMHY
Exchange Index Symbol WTY
Index Inception Date 06/01/2007
Base Index Value 200
Number of Components in Index 408
Current Index Value 158.83
Total Return Index Closing Value 237.26
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Trillion) 1.52
Index MarketCap Breakdown
Large Cap (> $10 Billion) 50.39%
Mid Cap (≥ $2 Billion and ≤ $10 Billion) 32.59%
Small Cap (< $2 Billion) 16.85%

Index Statistics

  • As of 05/03/2016
Dividend Yield 5.85
Price/Earnings 10.17
Estimated Price/Earnings 10.23
Price/Book 1.04
Price/Sales 0.84
Price/Cash Flow 4.73

Top Components

  • As of 05/03/2016
Components Weight
1. Gazprom OAO 4.39%
2. CNOOC Ltd 4.25%
3. MMC Norilsk Nickel PJSC 3.42%
4. Lukoil PJSC 3.27%
5. China Construction Bank Corp 2.47%
6. Chunghwa Telecom Co Ltd 2.07%
7. Vale SA 1.91%
8. MTN Group Ltd 1.91%
9. Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd 1.85%
10. Mobile Telesystems OJSC 1.54%
  • Subject to change without notice.

Industry Group Breakdown

  • As of 05/03/2016
Industry Group Weight
1. Energy 17.18%
2. Materials 15.66%
3. Banks 15.63%
4. Telecommunication Services 14.07%
5. Technology Hardware & Equipment 6.47%
6. Utilities 6.18%
7. Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment 4.79%
8. Real Estate 3.72%
9. Capital Goods 2.57%
10. Diversified Financials 2.37%

Country Allocation

  • As of 05/03/2016
Country Weight
1. Taiwan 22.04%
2. Russia 14.32%
3. China 13.48%
4. Brazil 9.52%
5. South Africa 8.19%
6. Hong Kong 6.63%
7. Thailand 6.54%
8. Malaysia 5.28%
9. Poland 2.70%
10. Turkey 2.40%

Important Information about Index Performance

Index performance does not represent actual fund or portfolio performance. A fund or portfolio may differ significantly from the securities included in the Index. Index performance assumes reinvestment of dividends, but does not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or other expenses that would be incurred by a portfolio or fund, or brokerage commissions on transactions in Fund shares. Such fees, expenses and commissions could reduce returns. WisdomTree Investments, its affiliates and their independent providers are not liable for any informational errors, incompleteness, or delays, or for any actions taken in reliance on information contained herein.

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  • 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.
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  • The MSCI EAFE Index is a market cap-weighted index composed of companies representative of the developed market structure of 21 developed countries in Europe, Australasia and Japan.
  • The MSCI Emerging Markets Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index that is designed to measure equity market performance of emerging markets.
  • Total Return Index Values assume reinvestment of dividends after the deduction of withholding taxes, which apply to non-U.S. dividends.
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