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WTDDG

WisdomTree Global Developed Quality Dividend Growth Index

WisdomTree Global Developed Quality Dividend Growth Index is a fundamentally weighted Index designed to provide exposure to dividend paying companies from the U.S. and the developed world with growth characteristics. The Index is comprised of the top 600 companies from the WisdomTree Global 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. Companies are weighted in the Index based on annual cash dividends paid. The Index was established with a base value of 200 on March 31, 2016.

Index Facts

As of 04/25/2017
Bloomberg Index Symbol WTDDG
Exchange Index Symbol
Index Inception Date 04/01/2016
Base Index Value 200
Number of Components in Index 595
Current Index Value 226.36
Total Return Index Closing Value 231.49
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Trillion) 12.47
Index MarketCap Breakdown
Large Cap (> $10 Billion) 83.66%
Mid Cap (≥ $2 Billion and ≤ $10 Billion) 16.16%
Small Cap (< $2 Billion) 0.17%

Index Statistics

As of 04/25/2017
Dividend Yield 2.40
Price/Earnings 19.59
Estimated Price/Earnings 17.63
Price/Book 4.64
Price/Sales 1.90
Price/Cash Flow 13.65
Gross Buyback Yield 1.82
Net Buyback Yield 1.61

Top Components

Components
As of 04/25/2017
Weight
1. Apple Inc (AAPL UQ) 4.29%
2. Microsoft Corp (MSFT UQ) 4.02%
3. Roche Holding AG (ROG VX) 3.81%
4. British American Tobacco PLC (BATS LN) 2.79%
5. Unilever NV (UNA NA) 1.73%
6. Novo Nordisk A/S (NOVOB DC) 1.62%
7. Altria Group Inc (MO UN) 1.56%
8. Intel Corp (INTC UQ) 1.41%
9. Diageo PLC (DGE LN) 1.37%
10. LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (MC FP) 1.35%
Subject to change without notice.

Industry Group Breakdown

Industry Group
As of 04/25/2017
Weight
1. Capital Goods 11.90%
2. Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology & Life Sciences 11.88%
3. Food Beverage & Tobacco 10.23%
4. Software & Services 9.60%
5. Retailing 5.29%
6. Technology Hardware & Equipment 5.11%
7. Consumer Durables & Apparel 5.06%
8. Household & Personal Products 4.94%
9. Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment 4.38%
10. Transportation 4.35%

Country Allocation

Country
As of 04/25/2017
Weight
1. United States 50.90%
2. United Kingdom 11.61%
3. Switzerland 6.48%
4. Japan 5.52%
5. Netherlands 4.31%
6. Germany 3.73%
7. France 2.97%
8. Sweden 2.71%
9. Canada 2.24%
10. Spain 2.12%

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.

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.
  • 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.
  • You cannot invest directly in an index.