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WisdomTree UK Equity Income Index

The WisdomTree UK Equity Income Index is a fundamentally weighted index that measures the performance of the highest dividend yielding stocks incorporated in the United Kingdom and traded on the London Stock Exchange selected from the WisdomTree International Equity Index. At the index measurement date, companies within the WisdomTree International Equity Index are ranked by dividend yield. Securities ranking in the highest 33% by dividend yield are selected for inclusion. Companies are weighted in the Index based on annual cash dividends paid. The index was established with a base value of 200 on September 9, 2015.

Index Facts

As of 04/26/2017
Bloomberg Index Symbol WTUKE
Exchange Index Symbol
Index Inception Date 09/10/2015
Base Index Value 200
Number of Components in Index 90
Current Index Value 179.19
Total Return Index Closing Value 193.70
Total Index Market Capitalization ($ Trillion) 1.14
Index MarketCap Breakdown
Large Cap (> $10 Billion) 54.36%
Mid Cap (≥ $2 Billion and ≤ $10 Billion) 37.24%
Small Cap (< $2 Billion) 8.40%

Index Statistics

As of 04/26/2017
Dividend Yield 4.75
Price/Earnings 19.17
Estimated Price/Earnings 12.63
Price/Book 2.02
Price/Sales 0.87
Price/Cash Flow 7.62
Gross Buyback Yield 1.22
Net Buyback Yield 0.51

Top Components

As of 04/26/2017
1. Rio Tinto PLC (RIO LN) 4.43%
2. BHP Billiton PLC (BLT LN) 4.05%
3. HSBC Holdings PLC (HSBA LN) 3.77%
4. BAE Systems PLC (BA/ LN) 3.68%
5. BP PLC (BP/ LN) 3.38%
6. AstraZeneca PLC (AZN LN) 3.36%
7. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B (RDSB LN) 3.24%
8. Aviva PLC (AV/ LN) 3.21%
9. GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK LN) 3.06%
10. Legal & General Group PLC (LGEN LN) 2.99%
Subject to change without notice.

Industry Group Breakdown

Industry Group
As of 04/26/2017
1. Insurance 14.36%
2. Utilities 9.91%
3. Materials 9.86%
4. Energy 7.51%
5. Capital Goods 6.78%
6. Diversified Financials 6.58%
7. Pharmaceuticals Biotechnology & Life Sciences 6.43%
8. Consumer Durables & Apparel 5.97%
9. Media 5.18%
10. Retailing 5.15%

Country Allocation

As of 04/26/2017
1. United Kingdom 100.00%

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.


  • 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.
  • 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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