WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Index

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The WisdomTree Europe SmallCap Dividend Index is a fundamentally weighted index that measures the performance of the small-capitalization segment of the European dividend-paying market. The Index is comprised of the bottom 25% of the market capitalization of the European companies from the WisdomTree International Equity Index after the 300 largest companies have been removed. Companies are weighted in the Index based on annual cash dividends paid. The Index, established with a base value of 200 on May 31, 2006, is calculated in US dollars and is updated to reflect market prices and exchange rates. Closing or last-sale prices are used when non-U.S. markets are closed.

Index Facts

  • As of 09/23/2016
Bloomberg Index Symbol WTESC
Exchange Index Symbol W28
Index Inception Date 06/01/2006
Base Index Value 200
Number of Components in Index 413
Current Index Value 251.03
Total Return Index Closing Value 354.48
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Trillion) 0.42
Index MarketCap Breakdown
Large Cap (> $10 Billion) 0.00%
Mid Cap (≥ $2 Billion and ≤ $10 Billion) 14.12%
Small Cap (< $2 Billion) 85.88%

Index Statistics

  • As of 09/23/2016
Dividend Yield 3.90
Price/Earnings 15.66
Estimated Price/Earnings 15.17
Price/Book 1.62
Price/Sales 0.64
Price/Cash Flow 7.95
Gross Buyback Yield 1.58
Net Buyback Yield -0.21

Top Components

  • As of 09/23/2016
Components Weight
1. Saras SpA 1.61%
2. Euronav NV 1.53%
3. Cembra Money Bank AG 1.13%
4. Neopost SA 1.12%
5. Tieto Oyj 1.05%
6. Tecnicas Reunidas SA 1.04%
7. Alstria Office REIT-AG 0.89%
8. Konecranes Oyj 0.87%
9. Kemira Oyj 0.87%
10. Holmen AB 0.86%
  • Subject to change without notice.

Industry Group Breakdown

  • As of 09/23/2016
Industry Group Weight
1. Capital Goods 17.53%
2. Materials 8.55%
3. Diversified Financials 8.38%
4. Real Estate 6.53%
5. Commercial & Professional Services 6.00%
6. Energy 5.73%
7. Retailing 5.18%
8. Technology Hardware & Equipment 4.45%
9. Consumer Durables & Apparel 4.14%
10. Food Beverage & Tobacco 4.08%

Country Allocation

  • As of 09/23/2016
Country Weight
1. United Kingdom 26.33%
2. Sweden 15.79%
3. Italy 11.01%
4. Germany 7.48%
5. Finland 7.06%
6. Netherlands 4.87%
7. Norway 4.24%
8. France 4.07%
9. Switzerland 4.04%
10. Spain 3.41%

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 Europe Index is a subset of the MSCI EAFE Index and measures the developed market equity performance of Western Europe.
  • The MSCI Europe Small-Cap Index measures the performance of small cap stocks in the MSCI Europe Index.
  • Total Return Index Values assume reinvestment of dividends after the deduction of withholding taxes, which apply to non-U.S. dividends.
  • Gross Buyback Yield is the amount of a company’s gross share repurchase over the past year to its market capitalization.
  • Net Buyback Yield is the amount of a company’s net share repurchase over the past year to its market capitalization.
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