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WisdomTree Global Hedged High Dividend Index

The WisdomTree Global Hedged High Dividend Index is a fundamentally weighted index that measures the performance of high dividend-yielding companies selected from the WisdomTree Global Dividend Index, which measures the performance of dividend-paying companies in the U.S., developed and emerging markets and is designed to remove from index performance the impact of changes to the value of foreign currencies relative to the U.S. dollar. The Index is designed to have higher returns than an equivalent non-currency hedged investment when the foreign currencies are weakening relative to the U.S. dollar. Conversely, the Index is designed to have lower returns than an equivalent unhedged investment when the foreign currencies are rising relative to the U.S. dollar. At the index measurement date, companies with market capitalizations of at least $2 billion are ranked by dividend yield and those companies in the top 30% by dividend yield are selected for inclusion in the Global High Dividend Index. Companies are weighted in the index based on annual cash dividends paid. 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 WTGDHYH
Exchange Index Symbol
Index Inception Date 08/18/2015
Base Index Value 200
Number of Components in Index 929
Current Index Value 234.60
Total Return Index Closing Value 258.72
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Trillion) 17.66
Index MarketCap Breakdown
Large Cap (> $10 Billion) 85.87%
Mid Cap (≥ $2 Billion and ≤ $10 Billion) 13.63%
Small Cap (< $2 Billion) 0.50%

Index Statistics

Index Statistics
As of 07/18/2018
Dividend Yield 4.35
Price/Earnings 14.08
Estimated Price/Earnings 12.73
Price/Book 1.81
Price/Sales 1.28
Price/Cash Flow 8.41
Gross Buyback Yield 1.21
Net Buyback Yield 0.41

Top Components

Top Components
Components
As of 07/18/2018
Weight
1. Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM UN) 3.02%
2. AT&T Inc (T UN) 2.55%
3. Verizon Communications Inc (VZ UN) 2.42%
4. Chevron Corp (CVX UN) 1.99%
5. Pfizer Inc (PFE UN) 1.88%
6. Cisco Systems Inc (CSCO UQ) 1.71%
7. Intel Corp (INTC UQ) 1.57%
8. Wells Fargo & Co (WFC UN) 1.51%
9. Coca-Cola Co/The (KO UN) 1.47%
10. Procter & Gamble Co/The (PG UN) 1.46%
Subject to change without notice.

Industry Group Breakdown

Industry Group Breakdown
Industry Group
As of 07/18/2018
Weight
1. Energy 14.71%
2. Banks 11.74%
3. Telecommunication Services 9.93%
4. Utilities 8.51%
5. Food Beverage & Tobacco 7.90%
6. Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology & Life Sciences 6.98%
7. Real Estate 6.40%
8. Insurance 4.31%
9. Materials 4.26%
10. Capital Goods 3.64%

Country Allocation

Country Allocation
Country
As of 07/18/2018
Weight
1. United States 53.23%
2. United Kingdom 7.69%
3. France 3.55%
4. Australia 3.48%
5. Japan 3.28%
6. Canada 2.88%
7. Germany 2.66%
8. China 2.62%
9. Taiwan 2.59%
10. Switzerland 2.56%

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.