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WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Index

The WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Index is a fundamentally weighted index that measures the performance of dividend-paying stocks selected from the following 17 emerging market nations: Brazil, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippines, Poland, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey. Companies are weighted in the Index based on annual cash dividends paid. The Index was established with a base value of 300 on May 31, 2007. The Index 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

Index Facts
As of 07/18/2018
Bloomberg Index Symbol WTEMI
Exchange Index Symbol
Index Inception Date 06/01/2007
Base Index Value 300
Number of Components in Index 1591
Current Index Value 294.07
Total Return Index Closing Value 434.24
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Trillion) 8.78
Index MarketCap Breakdown
Large Cap (> $10 Billion) 62.03%
Mid Cap (≥ $2 Billion and ≤ $10 Billion) 26.84%
Small Cap (< $2 Billion) 11.13%

Index Statistics

Index Statistics
As of 07/18/2018
Dividend Yield 4.04
Price/Earnings 10.70
Estimated Price/Earnings 9.28
Price/Book 1.29
Price/Sales 0.92
Price/Cash Flow 6.65
Gross Buyback Yield 0.30
Net Buyback Yield -0.36

Top Components

Top Components
As of 07/18/2018
1. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (2330 TT) 3.92%
2. Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930 KS) 3.27%
3. China Construction Bank Corp (939 HK) 2.97%
4. Lukoil PJSC ADR (LKOD LI) 2.03%
5. Gazprom OAO (OGZD LI) 1.81%
6. Hon Hai Precision Industry Co (2317 TT) 1.74%
7. China Mobile Ltd (941 HK) 1.71%
8. Industrial & Commercial Bank of China-H (1398 HK) 1.59%
9. China Petroleum & Chemical Cor (386 HK) 1.22%
10. Bank of China Ltd (3988 HK) 1.15%
Subject to change without notice.

Industry Group Breakdown

Industry Group Breakdown
Industry Group
As of 07/18/2018
1. Banks 17.09%
2. Energy 12.12%
3. Materials 11.32%
4. Technology Hardware & Equipment 9.95%
5. Telecommunication Services 7.07%
6. Semiconductors & Semiconductor Equipment 5.97%
7. Utilities 4.36%
8. Food Beverage & Tobacco 4.32%
9. Capital Goods 3.64%
10. Software & Services 2.97%

Country Allocation

Country Allocation
As of 07/18/2018
1. Taiwan 22.68%
2. China 18.35%
3. South Korea 10.77%
4. Russia 8.04%
5. South Africa 7.40%
6. India 6.28%
7. Hong Kong 4.79%
8. Brazil 4.45%
9. Malaysia 3.42%
10. Mexico 3.12%

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.

WisdomTree vs. Comparative Cap-weighted Benchmark Performance

Hypothetical Investment of $10,000

Correlation Matrix of Indexes

Index Volatility


  • The S&P 500 Index is a capitalization-weighted index of 500 stocks selected by the Standard & Poor’s Index Committee designed to represent the performance of the leading industries in the United States economy.
  • 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.
  • 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 stocks market value to its book value.
  • Price/Earnings Ratio is a valuation ratio of a companys current share price compared to its per-share earnings.
  • Estimated Price/Earnings is a valuation ratio of a companys 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 markets expectations of a firms 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.
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