WisdomTree High-Yielding Equity Fund ETFFund
- Change -0.52 (-0.8%)
- Volume 0.03 M
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- Assets $1,040.5M
- Expense Ratio 0.38%
- Yield 3.07%
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US Equity ETF
WisdomTree Equity Income Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the WisdomTree Equity Income Index. The Fund invests in the highest yielding stocks of the WisdomTree Dividend Index that meet specified requirements.
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03-12-2015 08:20 AM by Max Chen
The currency hedged exchange traded fund boom and the ongoing growth of dividend funds are among the catalysts that have propelled WisdomTree (NasdaqGS: WETF) to over $50 billion in ETF assets under management. To be precise, New York-based WisdomTree, the only publicly traded...
01-08-2015 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
A common criticism of exchange traded funds that track market capitalization-weighted benchmarks is that those funds are vulnerable to holding too many richly valued stocks because as a stock's price increases, it takes on a larger role in cap-weighted indexes. Scores of strat...
11-27-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Now here is something to be thankful for this Thanksgiving: Even more exchange traded funds that deliver their dividends on a monthly basis. Following two successful (and popular) iterations of monthly dividend ETF lists, income investors demanded that we at least attempt to c...
11-26-2014 10:30 AM by Tom Lydon
In further proof that 2014 is continuing the pattern of strong years for dividends, another payout-focused exchange traded fund has eclipsed the $1 billion in assets under management mark. The WisdomTree Equity Income Fund (NYSEArca: DHS), with a distribution yield of nearly 3...
08-23-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
This week brought the return of a familiar theme for the most searched exchange traded funds on ETF Trends: Dividends. August is not the most brisk of months for dividend increases, though there were a few this week, but the third quarter is shaping up to be decent on the divi...
08-20-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
WisdomTree (NasdaqGS: WETF), the fifth-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds and the only publicly traded pure play ETF sponsor, is pursing growth outside of the U.S. as an avenue for boosting shareholder returns. While the U.S. continues to dominate the ETF business in...
08-18-2014 08:20 AM by Todd Shriber
With 10-year down a whopping 21.4% this year, a variety of rate-sensitive, income-generating asset classes and sectors have benefited. Master limited partnerships (MLPs), real estate investment trusts (REITs) and the utilities sector are prime examples. Traditional dividend st...
06-24-2014 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber
U.S. dividend increases were strong in the first quarter, but a preference for momentum fare had dividend stocks and exchange traded funds trailing broader benchmarks. Although biotechnology, Internet and other momentum stocks have rebounded from their March/April swoons, divi...
05-03-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
It was a tepid end to April and start to May this week as the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out modestly weekly gains. The Nasdaq Composite was the leader of the trio with a gain of almost 1%. While the evidence is anecdotal and represents just one week of ...
04-29-2014 09:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Ten-year Treasury yields have fallen more than 10% this year, but that does not mean every dividend ETF on the market offers a superior yield. For example, the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (NYSEArca: VIG), the largest U.S. dividend ETF by assets, has a trailing 12-month ...
04-21-2014 11:15 AM by Tom Lydon
WisdomTree (NasdaqGS: WETF), the fifth-largest U.S. sponsor of exchange traded funds, announced today Mexico's pension funds investment regulator, La Comisión Nacional del Sistema de Ahorro para el Retiro (CONSAR), approved six WisdomTree ETFs for sale to Mexican pension plans. ...
04-15-2014 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
As investors set up their retirement accounts, dividend-paying stocks and related exchange traded funds will play a large role in generating income, so that retirees won't have to dip into their capital. While they are not the be-all and end-all investment, dividend stocks are...
01-15-2014 09:46 AM by Jeremy Schwartz -- WisdomTree
In a previous blog post, I wrote about the impact rising interest rates had on dividend-paying equities over this past year. Rising interest rates are bad for current holders of bonds-but potentially make bonds more attractive for new investors as well as more competitive with st...
01-14-2014 11:33 AM by Jeremy Schwartz -- WisdomTree
Since the beginning of the year, longer-term interest rates in the U.S. have risen considerably-mostly driven by the expectation that the Federal Reserve (Fed) would begin tapering its quantitative easing (QE) program. At its December meeting, the Fed did indeed announce it would...
01-03-2014 11:57 AM by Tom Lydon
As of mid-December, dividend exchange traded funds had hauled in $27.6 billion, more than double the $13.1 billion raked in by payout ETFs in 2012. Amid low interest rates, income investors have relied on dividend stocks and ETFs as bond alternatives. "I think the right place ...
12-05-2013 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds are on a hot streak this year. Not only are companies raising payouts at an impressive clip, ETF issuers are meeting investors' insatiable desire for yield with an array of new dividend-themed funds. Investors have responded by allocating billion...
10-23-2013 03:44 PM by Todd Shriber
It has been another banner year for dividend as positive dividend actions across S&P 500 stocks have far outpaced cuts and suspensions. Notably, dividend ETFs are shining in what some have dubbed the golden age of dividends. ETF issuers are meeting investors' demands and p...
04-11-2013 12:15 PM by Tom Lydon
The latest data from S&P Capital IQ suggests that investors are still taking a defensive stance, evidenced by the particular exchange traded funds they are choosing. The most popular ETFs are dividend-focused, which helps create an income stream and protect against some downs...
11-20-2012 06:14 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors nearing retirement need to find ways to boost income and capital for their portfolios. The following income and high-yield exchange traded funds have a payout worthy of most retirement portfolios. "So, where do you hide out when the markets are plagued with uncertain...
10-26-2012 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Income seeking investors continue to search out dividend exchange traded funds amid record payouts and rock-bottom Treasury yields. U.S. investors are staying local when it comes to hunting for yield. "Dividends continue to have a great year, with actual cash payments increasi...
06-19-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Garnering income from a savings account can be about as easy as squeezing blood from a turnip, but there are ways around this. A portfolio of exchange traded funds can help investors boost income with as little risk as possible. "The maximum yield you can get without risk of l...
02-16-2012 07:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds have become a key component holding for many investors, especially for those looking for that extra bit of cash on the side. Dividend ETFs specifically pick out companies known for their dividend yields, but among the ETF universe, the markets m...
11-16-2011 10:47 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
We spoke recently about what seems like a migration out of small-cap equities and back into large-cap equities from a fund flows standpoint via creation/redemption activity that we have observed in exchange traded funds. [Investors Shift to Large-Cap ETFs] Often, investors ar...
11-09-2011 08:55 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds have been big sellers in 2011 as investors seek a conservative approach to stocks and extra income as 10-year Treasury yields again dip below 2%. ETFs have been a good tool for dividend seekers to hunt for yield because they can invest in a baske...
10-11-2011 09:17 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors' hunger for yield has caused many to sniff around dividend exchange traded funds to boost income in their portfolios. "With interest rates relatively low, we believe that many investors are increasingly starved for income. As a result, we think more attention has bee...
05-28-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Continued market volatility has sent investors toward the safe haven of U.S. debt. But that appeal comes at a cost - higher prices for that debt and lower yields. If you're looking for yield now, you may have to look beyond Treasury exchange traded funds (ETFs). U.S. Treasury...
10-16-2009 10:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Just days after the Dow Jones Industrial Average reached a milestone, stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) fell into negative territory after some highly anticipated earnings reports that failed to live up to expectations. Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) reported a $1 billion ...
Number of Holdings: 435
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|Midstream - Oil & Gas||2.1%|
|Exploration & Production||1.8%|
Number of Holdings: 435
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|4.9%||XOM||Exxon Mobil Corp||US Stocks||372236190000||United States|
|4.8%||VZ||Verizon Communicatio...||Utilities||205596530000||United States|
|4.7%||GEUN||General Electric Co||Real Estate||274943310000||United States|
|4.0%||CVX||Chevron Corp||US Stocks||205047290000||United States|
|3.5%||PFE||Pfizer Inc||Real Estate||209262570000||United States|
|3.2%||JPMUN||JPMorgan Chase & Co||Real Estate||237157960000||United States|
|3.0%||PM||Philip Morris Intern...||Real Estate||129183210000||United States|
|3.0%||PGUN||Procter & Gamble Co/...||US Stocks||217826420000||United States|
|2.6%||KOUN||Coca-Cola Co/The||Real Estate||178314450000||United States|
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