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While the majority of ETFs are market cap-weighted — meaning they give more weight to companies selling at higher prices than those offering stronger fundamentals - WisdomTree has developed a proprietary index methodology designed to magnify the effect fundamentals have on risk and return characteristics.

The WisdomTree Dividend Indexes typically weight each stock eligible for inclusion by its share of the Dividend Stream®, defined as the sum of regular cash dividends paid by all the companies in the respective Index.

10 Largest Companies in WisdomTree Dividend Index

Ranked by Cash Dividends, as of November 30, 2013*
Rank in Index Company Name Dividend per Share Shares Outstanding (Billions) Dividend Amount (Billions of USD) Percent of Total Dividend Stream
1 Exxon Mobil Corp $2.52 4.37 $11.01 3.01%
2 Apple Inc $12.20 0.90 $10.98 3.00%
3 AT&T Inc $1.80 5.28 $9.50 2.59%
4 Microsoft Corp $1.12 8.35 $9.35 2.55%
5 Chevron Corp $4.00 1.92 $7.69 2.10%
6 General Electric Co $0.76 10.12 $7.69 2.10%
7 Johnson & Johnson $2.64 2.82 $7.45 2.03%
8 Procter & Gamble Co $2.41 2.72 $6.54 1.79%
9 Pfizer Inc $0.96 6.62 $6.36 1.73%
10 Wells Fargo & Co $1.20 5.27 $6.32 1.73%
Top 10 Companies, Total Contributions $82.89 22.63%
WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Index: Total Dividend Stream $366.32 100.00%

Sources: WisdomTree, Bloomberg
Holdings subject to change.
Dividend Stream=Cash Dividends per Share x Shares Outstanding
Percent of Dividend Stream=Company Dividend Stream/Total Stream of All Companies

* The annual screening date for the WisdomTree Domestic Earnings and Dividend Indexes is at the end of November.

You cannot invest directly in an index.

How We Weight By Dividends

While the majority of ETFs are market cap-weighted — meaning they give more weight to companies selling at higher prices than those offering stronger fundamentals - WisdomTree has developed a proprietary index methodology designed to magnify the effect fundamentals have on risk and return characteristics.

The WisdomTree Dividend Indexes typically weight each stock eligible for inclusion by its share of the Dividend Stream®, defined as the sum of regular cash dividends paid by all the companies in the respective Index.

10 Largest Companies in WisdomTree DEFA Index

Ranked by Cash Dividends, as of May 31, 2013*
Rank in Index Company Name Dividend per Share Shares Outstanding (Billions) Dividend Amount (Billions of USD) Percent of Total Dividend Stream
1 HSBC Holding Plc $0.51 18.26 $9.32 1.80%
2 China Mobile Ltd. $0.44 20.10 $8.83 1.70%
3 Vodafone Group PLC $0.17 49.17 $8.44 1.63%
4 Banco Santander S.A. $0.74 10.88 $8.09 1.56%
5 Commonwealth Bank of Australia $4.92 1.61 $7.91 1.53%
6 BP PLC $0.39 19.04 $7.42 1.43%
7 Westpac Banking corp $2.32 3.10 $7.20 1.39%
8 Total S.A. $2.99 2.37 $7.07 1.37%
9 Nestle S.A. - Reg $2.14 3.22 $6.89 1.33%
10 Royal Dutch Shell PLC $1.75 3.72 $6.51 1.26%
Top 10 Companies, Total Contributions $77.69 14.99%
WisdomTree DEFA Index: Total Dividend Stream $518.19 100.00%

Sources: WisdomTree, Bloomberg, S&P
Holdings subject to change.
Dividend Stream=Cash Dividends per Share x Shares Outstanding
Percent of Dividend Stream=Company Dividend Stream/Total Stream of All Companies

* The annual screening date for the WisdomTree Domestic Earnings and Dividend Indexes is at the end of May.

You cannot invest directly in an index.

How We Weight By Earnings

While the majority of ETFs are market cap-weighted – meaning they give more weight to companies selling at higher prices than those offering stronger fundamentals – WisdomTree has developed a proprietary index methodology designed to magnify the effect fundamentals have on risk and return characteristics.

The WisdomTree Earnings Indexes typically weight each stock eligible for inclusion by its share of the Earnings Stream, defined as the sum of aggregate earnings generated by all companies in the respective Index.

10 Largest Companies in WisdomTree Earning Index

Ranked by Core Earnings, as of November 30, 2013*
Rank in Index Company Name Company Earnings Stream (Billions) Percent of Total Earnings Stream
1 Apple Inc $37.04 3.47%
2 Exxon Mobil Corp $36.07 3.38%
3 JPMorgan Chase & Co $23.49 2.20%
4 Microsoft Corp $22.56 2.11%
5 Chevron Corp $21.30 1.99%
6 Wells Fargo & Co $20.82 1.95%
7 Berkshire Hathaway B $17.43 1.63%
8 Wal-Mart Stores Inc $17.19 1.61%
9 Intl Business Machines Corp $16.11 1.51%
10 General Electric Co $14.56 1.36%
Top 10 Companies, Total Contributions $226.56 21.21%
WisdomTree Earnings Index: Total Earnings Stream $1,068.79 100.00%

Sources: WisdomTree, S&P
Holdings subject to change.
Company Core Earning Stream=Total Earning over Prior 12 Months of Company in Dollars
Percent of Earning Stream=Company Earning/Total Stream of All Companies

* The annual screening date for the WisdomTree Domestic Earnings and Dividend Indexes is at the end of November. Core earnings is a standardized calculation of earnings developed by S&P and designed to include expenses, income and activities that reflect the actual profitability of an enterprise's ongoing operations.

You cannot invest directly in an index.