WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Fund ETFFund
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- Assets $1,858.6M
- Expense Ratio 0.28%
- Yield 2.53%
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WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Index. The Fund invests in large-capitalization companies that pay regular cash dividends.
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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...
07-29-2014 10:00 AM by Todd Shriber
With U.S. equities still hovering near record highs, a tactical approach to unearthing new opportunities, both domestic and global, should prove useful. Investors would also do well to remember that the indicator that matters most, regardless of asset class is price. That thin...
07-10-2014 09:30 AM by Todd Shriber
The dividend story of 2014 remains positive and, more importantly, growing. Dividend increases among U.S. companies rose $12.6 billion in the April through June time frame, but that lags the $17.6 billion growth rate seen in the first quarter, according to S&P Dow Jones In...
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...
06-18-2014 11:14 AM by Todd Shriber
In keeping with the theme of old school technology stocks propping up that sector amid an Internet/social media washout, shares of Microsoft are up 12.1% this year. That is good enough to make Microsoft just one of six members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average that are up at...
06-07-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
As the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit another round of record highs on Friday, 221 exchange traded funds also joined the all-time high club. Several of those funds were among this week's group of most searched ETFs on ETF Trends, a group that is an intere...
06-03-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
A company's payout ratio, or its percentage of profits paid out in dividends to shareholders, is a frequently used metric by investors to determine a firm's ability to continue paying and growing dividends. The higher the payout ratio, the more vulnerable the dividend is perce...
05-27-2014 01:58 PM by Tom Lydon
WisdomTree Investments (NasdaqGS: WETF), the fifth-largest U.S. issuer of exchange traded funds, said today that it now has 10 ETFs with at least $1 billion in assets under management. The WisdomTree India Earnings Fund (NYSEArca: EPI), the largest India ETF, is the newest mem...
05-09-2014 08:15 AM by Todd Shriber
On Thursday, 51 U.S.-listed exchange traded products hit new all-time highs. Highlighting investors' thirst for income, preparation efforts for a possible case of the summer doldrums or both, nearly a quarter of the ETFs making new highs yesterday were dividend ETFs. And that ...
05-04-2014 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
The dividend landscape, here in the U.S. and abroad, continues to favor income investors. Net dividend increases totaled $17.8 billion in the first quarter, up almost 23% year-over-year. Nearly 1,100 dividend increases were reported during the quarter, displacing the prior fir...
04-12-2014 08:00 AM by Todd Shriber
Sometimes, the song changes and other times it remains the same. There was a little bit of both among this week's searched ETF tickers as momentum stocks and ETFs were again punished. To that end, it probably will not surprise devoted followers of this space that the iShares N...
04-09-2014 01:48 PM by Todd Shriber
Net dividend increases totaled $17.8 billion in the first quarter, up almost 23% year-over-year. Nearly 1,100 dividend increases were reported during the quarter, displacing the prior first quarter record of 1,069 set in 1979. Q1 2014 is 14.2% higher than the 944 increases in Q1 ...
04-07-2014 08:15 AM by Todd Shriber
Just a short while after dividend exchange traded funds hauled in over $29 billion in 2013, making the genre the biggest contributor to the growth of smart beta ETFs, some of the largest U.S. dividend funds have been bleeding assets in 2014. Year-to-date, the three largest U.S...
02-28-2014 01:41 PM by Tom Lydon
WisdomTree (NasdaqGS: WETF), the fifth-largest U.S. sponsor of exchange traded funds, earlier this week announced the expansion of its Latin America footprint, saying it received approval to list 12 of its ETFs in Peru. New York-based WisdomTree said the the Superintendencia d...
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...
12-19-2013 12:05 PM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Today we are speaking more about an individual listed equity than a particular ETF, but it is a company that is fully vested in the ETF industry itself, WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WETF). The stock has traded extraordinary volume in the past couple sessions (5-7 million share r...
11-22-2013 11:11 AM by Paul Weisbruch, Street One Financial
Today we speak of recent outflows in a leading Large Cap Value Equity ETF, which falls within "Dividend/Yield" oriented equity ETFs, DVY (iShares Select Dividend, Expense Ratio 0.40%). Approximately $500 million has flowed out of the fund this week on a surge in trading volume...
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...
09-03-2013 02:20 PM by Tom Lydon
The recent slip in the S&P 500 has investors indecisive about equity markets and exchange traded funds that track them. S&P Capital recently reviewed low beta equity focused ETFs and found 13 that are worthy of "Overweight" rankings. "This group of 13 ETFs includes a d...
08-30-2013 08:15 AM by Tom Lydon
With the equities market showing greater volatility, investors can take a look at dividend exchange traded funds that hold up during tougher times while generating some cash on the side. "We believe that when pullbacks happen, dividend stocks fare better than others because th...
06-07-2013 03:15 PM by Tom Lydon
ETF Spotlight on the WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Fund (NSYEArca: DLN), part of an ongoing series. Assets: $1.6 billion. Objective: The WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Fund tries to reflect the performance of the WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Index, which is comprised of the 30...
03-04-2013 02:05 PM by Tom Lydon
The exchange traded fund PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 (NYSEArca: PRF) is described as delivering active returns with a passive discipline. The secret to this fund's approach is in the indexing methodology. PRF has a five-year annualized return of 6.8% compared with 5% for the...
02-06-2013 08:12 AM by Tom Lydon
The iShares Russell 1000 Value Index Fund (NYSEArca: IWD) is an exchange traded fund that invests in about 700 stocks from the Russell 1000 Index. The ETF is a cost-effective way to own some of the largest U.S. companies in one shot, while taking a value-based approach. "Over ...
01-31-2013 06:14 AM by Tom Lydon
After finding clarity on the tax debate, investors are returning to dividend-paying stocks and exchange traded funds in search of yield and more conservative strategies for equities. Interest-bearing accounts like money market fund and short-term deposits are earning less than...
12-14-2012 06:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Investors can lower risk in their stock portfolios with dividend ETFs but they should keep in mind the equity-based funds shouldn't be substituted for bonds. When playing the income game, exchange traded fund investors have been increasingly reaching for yields. According t...
10-12-2012 09:31 AM by Tom Lydon
As investors continue to seek ways to diminish the effects of volatility on their investment portfolios, low-volatility and dividend focused exchange traded funds have both attracted greater attention. "I'd [say] there are some similarities between high dividend strategies and...
09-10-2012 06:06 AM by Tom Lydon
If we witness another political gridlock going into the "fiscal cliff" next year, investors may see a hefty tax hike on dividend-paying exchange traded funds. Nevertheless, dividend investors shouldn't jump ship too quickly as the alternatives are still rather lackluster. Divi...
06-01-2012 08:00 AM by Tom Lydon
As more people shift assets around to invest toward their golden years, income-seeking investors are finding less opportunities in traditional fixed-income products. Yields in CDs, money market accounts and Treasury bonds are already at their record lows after investors piled int...
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...
12-22-2011 02:03 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds made a big splash in 2011 and most held up much better than the S&P 500 as investors were drawn to safety and income. Yet looking ahead to next year, there are increasing concerns that this strategy could be a "crowded" trade and that dividend ...
12-12-2011 11:47 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds have seen intense interest from investors in 2011 as they seek shelter from market volatility in stable sectors and an income stream. For example, investors have flocked to utilities ETFs due to their conservative reputation and enticing dividend...
10-19-2011 09:17 AM by Tom Lydon
It's not surprising that dividend exchange traded funds have been all the rage lately. Investors are looking for safety and yield, and dividend ETFs offer a low-cost, transparent way to invest in a basket of companies and mitigate single-stock risks. Money Morning points to...
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...
09-07-2011 03:12 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds are set to profit from higher payouts from corporate America, but income-starved investors should keep in mind that stocks are more volatile than bonds. If the economy worsens, investors in equity-linked ETFs may suffer capital losses that could swa...
09-01-2011 01:34 PM by Tom Lydon
The paltry interest rates in U.S. Treasuries have driven income-starved investors to other areas of the market for yield, including exchange traded funds that concentrate on dividend-paying stocks. "We continue to focus on companies that have the ability to generate strong lev...
07-28-2011 01:04 PM by John Spence
With bond interest rates so low, many investors are looking for relatively safe places to park their cash while also earning a reasonable yield. Many stock-based exchange traded funds specialize in dividend-paying companies and sectors, and they may appeal to investors with a ...
04-21-2011 10:51 AM by John Spence
More companies such as General Electric (NYSE: GE) are raising their dividends this earnings season as they return cash on the books to shareholders. At the same time, equity investors seeking safety and income have moved into dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) that invest in ...
02-03-2011 02:00 PM by Tom Lydon
If you're looking for some payouts in addition to returns, you could do a lot worse than to explore dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs). These companies can generate the returns investors crave at a better rate than the broad market. There are more than 30 dividend ETFs trad...
01-24-2011 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As the economy improves, companies that are sitting on a pile of cash now feel safe enough to reward their long-term investors with higher dividend payouts. Instead of picking single stocks, you might be better off playing the dividend craze with exchange traded funds (ETFs) inst...
11-26-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
The financial crisis has dramatized investors, and people have sought safety in bonds. As bond yields dropped and prices rose, investors may want to consider dividend-paying investments and exchange traded funds (ETFs), instead. The federal funds rate is around zero and 0.25% ...
10-27-2010 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend exchange traded funds (ETFs) have become a hot ticket as interest rates sink. But reinvesting those dividends works a little bit differently than what new ETF investors might be used to. Matt Krantz for USA Today reports that most mutual fund companies offer to reinve...
10-21-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Investing in the markets and exchange traded funds (ETFs) come with a variety of risks, but stashing away some cash into some investments that yield dividends may help mitigate some of those risks while generating extra income. Solid corporate earnings from a number of large c...
07-06-2010 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Every cloud has a silver lining, and market corrections are no exception. While we all like to see rising markets, these dips provide investors who've been on the sidelines an opportunity to take exchange traded fund (ETF) positions on the bargain level. In aggregating the pri...
05-18-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
One byproduct of a recovering economy is increased dividend payouts from some of the nation's largest companies, and the number of companies doing so has hit records. As luck would have it, many of them are holdings in top exchange traded funds (ETFs). A record 22 companies re...
03-29-2010 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend-paying stocks have always found a home in portfolios, especially after a bear market, when investors want a reliable source of income. A good way to gain exposure to the variety of dividend-paying companies out there is through a dividend exchange traded fund (ETF). "...
12-23-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Investors hunting for dividends may have been left disappointed this year. Dividend payouts are set to decline 21% this year from 2008. But 2010 could bring better opportunities for dividend-focused exchange traded funds (ETFs). Dividend-yielding stocks tended to lag the broad...
10-16-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As a portfolio is being built, it's important to consider the strategy or type of exchange traded funds (ETFs) to have in play. One issue to consider is whether it's better to have dividend or growth in your portfolio. Investors looking for dividend-paying stocks will encounte...
07-02-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
There's an ongoing debate about indexing when it comes to exchange traded funds (ETFs), and each side continually brings out new evidence and information to bolster their arguments. Proponents of fundamental indexing contend that mutual funds and ETFs based on the S&P 500 ...
05-08-2009 01:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Dividend-paying stocks are an investor favorite, and many of the dividend focused exchange traded funds (ETFs) give investors better coverage with less risk than found in single stocks. Some of the dividend-focused ETFs are so diversified that they could stand in as core hold...
03-27-2009 11:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Good news flooded the week for the markets, with the dividend news adding positive results to stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) within the technology sector. The tech industry is now ripe with large-cap companies that are well-established from the dot-com boom. Many are ...
03-13-2009 12:00 PM by Tom Lydon
As the economy continues to decline, many companies, and the exchange traded funds (ETFs) that hold these companies, are in financial trouble or are saving for the future and have cut the once sacred dividend payout. 2008 was the worst year ever for corporate dividend payout...
03-05-2009 03:00 PM by Tom Lydon
Since January, 37 S&P 500 companies have cut their dividends. But there are others that are actually raising them, and they're components of some exchange traded funds (ETFs), too. One thing to note is that all of these companies are in the "essential services" sector, s...
07-28-2008 01:00 AM by Tom Lydon
Dividend investing with exchange traded funds (ETFs) has had enough time in the game to see which ones are the most successful. Dan Caplinger for The Motley Fool reports that after the tech bubble in the 1990s, dividend investing came back into style and Wall Street responded ...
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