WisdomTree Investments (NasdaqGM: WETF) is a boutique exchange traded fund provider that has witnessed phenomenal growth as it capitalizes on timely investment strategies.
Due to the rising popularity of its strategy-based index ETF styles, the firm has seen net income surge 600%, and WETF shares have gained 81.1% so far this year. [WisdomTree Shares Rally on Higher Profit, ETF Flows]
WisdomTree, a publicly traded company that solely focuses on ETFs and the fifth largest U.S. ETF provider with $27.7 billion in assets under management, has found its specialty, carving out a thematic approach to various asset classes, writes Paul Baiocchi for Forbes.
Specifically, the fund provider is known for its dividend-focused products, with 27 of its 34 equity strategies based on some for of dividends.
The ETF provider has shied away from me-to products that would compete with larger providers based on fees. Looking at the range of offerings, WisdomTree has engineered a line of practical investment strategies, similar to actively managers and hedge funds, to provide an alternative to the traditional cap-weighted portfolios.