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WTGDXG

WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Index

The WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Index is a fundamentally weighted index that measures the performance of dividend paying stocks with growth characteristics in the developed and emerging markets outside of the United States. The primary starting screening universe for this index is the constituents of the WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Dividend Index with market capitalization of at least $2 billion. The Index is comprised of the 300 companies in this universe that have 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.

Prior to June 17, 2011, the WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Dividend Growth Index was named the WisdomTree World ex-U.S. Growth Index. Prior to October 7, 2013, the WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Dividend Growth Index was named the WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Growth Index. Prior to August 31, 2015, the WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Index was named the WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Dividend Growth Index.

 

Index Facts

Index Facts
As of 07/15/2019
Bloomberg Index Symbol WTGDXG
Exchange Index Symbol WTG
Index Inception Date 07/01/2008
Base Index Value 200
Number of Components in Index 297
Current Index Value 197.56
Total Return Index Closing Value 272.38
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Trillion) 3.76
Index MarketCap Breakdown
Large Cap (> $10 Billion) 68.42%
Mid Cap (≥ $2 Billion and ≤ $10 Billion) 30.78%
Small Cap (< $2 Billion) 0.80%

Index Statistics

Index Statistics
As of 07/15/2019
Dividend Yield 2.87
Price/Earnings 17.63
Estimated Price/Earnings 16.8
Price/Book 3.72
Price/Sales 2.53
Price/Cash Flow 13.93
Gross Buyback Yield 0.93
Net Buyback Yield 0.72

Top Components

As of 07/15/2019
*Holdings are subject to change without notice.

Industry Group Breakdown

As of 07/15/2019
*Sectors are subject to change without notice

Country Allocation

Country Allocation
Country
As of 07/15/2019
Weight
1. Japan 12.73%
2. United Kingdom 11.13%
3. Sweden 7.58%
4. Switzerland 6.87%
5. Norway 6.44%
6. Germany 5.35%
7. Australia 5.28%
8. Taiwan 5.05%
9. Hong Kong 4.75%
10. Netherlands 4.52%

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.
  • The S&P 500 Index is a capitalization-weighted index of 500 stocks selected by the Standard & Poors 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.
  • MSCI AC World ex-USA Growth Index measures the performance of growth stocks in the developed and emerging markets covered by MSCI excluding the U.S.
  • 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.