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DQD

WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Variably Hedged Index ETF™

The WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Variably Hedged Index ETF™* seeks to track the price and yield performance of the WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Index Variably CAD-Hedged, a fundamentally weighted index designed to provide exposure to dividend-paying U.S. companies with growth characteristics, while at the same time applying a Variably Hedged™ approach to managing currency exposure between the value of the U.S. dollar and the Canadian dollar. The Index is comprised of the 300 companies in the WisdomTree Dividend Index with market capitalization of at least US$2 billion, with the best combined rank of growth and quality factors.

 

Why this fund?

  • Gain exposure to U.S. large cap dividend-paying companies ranked based on long-term earnings growth expectations and three-year historical averages for return on equity and return on assets.
  • A rules-based process that uses a combination of momentum, value and interest rate factors to help determine the currency hedge ratio
  • Can be used as a complement to high yielding dividend strategies or as a replacement for large cap quality strategies

Variably Hedged™ is a trademark of WisdomTree Investments, Inc. and refers to its variably currency-hedged ETFs, units thereof, indexes, its proprietary method of hedging based on technical and economic signals and/or its investment fund services.

 

 

Unit Overview

as of 09/22/2017
Profile
as of 09/22/2017
Ticker DQD
Management Fee 0.43%
CUSIP 97719L101
Total Assets (000) $11,266.66
Units Outstanding 500,000
Distribution Yield1 1.33 %
Options Available* Yes
Inception Date 07/12/2016

*Options are not suitable for all investors.

 

1This is an annualized historical yield based on the ETF’s most recent cash distribution and the previous day’s closing NAV.

Trading Information
30-Day Average Daily Volume 752
Implied LiquidityTM (Units) 28,434,972
Implied Liquidity (000) $640,639.92
Related index ticker WTDGIDC
Related Total Return Index Ticker WTDGIDCT

Net Asset Value

Net Asset Value
as of 09/22/2017
NAV $22.53
Change $* $0.04
* Change from previous day's closing NAV
Volume
Volume 0

Hedge Ratio

Hedge Ratio
 
as of 09/22/2017
Aggregate Hedge Ratio 49.27 %
*Hedge ratios are implemented after the close of trading on the last business day of each month.

Currency Forward Positions

Currency Forward Positions

Recent Distributions

Recent Distributions

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name
as of 09/22/2017
Weight
1. Johnson & Johnson 6.04%
2. Apple Inc 4.14%
3. Microsoft Corp 3.73%
4. AbbVie Inc 3.51%
5. PepsiCo Inc/NC 2.77%
6. Altria Group Inc 2.67%
7. Boeing Co/The 2.63%
8. McDonalds Corp 2.43%
9. Home Depot Inc 2.40%
10. Amgen Inc 2.29%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Breakdown
Name
as of 09/22/2017
Weight
1. Information Technology 20.91%
2. Health Care 20.65%
3. Industrials 20.16%
4. Consumer Discretionary 17.11%
5. Consumer Staples 12.32%
6. Financials 5.15%
7. Materials 3.25%
8. Energy 0.35%
9. Real Estate 0.09%

Country Allocation

Country Allocation
Country
as of 09/22/2017
Weight
1. United States 100.00%
Index Summary

WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Index Variably CAD-Hedged

The WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Index Variably CAD-Hedged is a fundamentally weighted index designed to provide exposure to dividend-paying U.S. companies with growth characteristics, while at the same time variably hedging currency exposure to fluctuations between the value of the U.S. dollar and the Canadian dollar. The primary starting screening universe for the Index is the constituents of the WisdomTree Dividend Index with market capitalization of at least $2 billion. The Index is comprised of the 300 companies in the WisdomTree Dividend Index with 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. The Index is dividend weighted annually to reflect the proportionate share of the aggregate cash dividends each component company is projected to pay in the coming year, based on the most recently declared dividend per share. The Index variably hedges currency fluctuations in the relative value of the U.S. dollar against the Canadian dollar, which may range from 0% to 100%, and will be based on certain quantitative signals (namely, interest rate differentials, momentum and value).


Index Summary

Index ID
Index Name WisdomTree U.S. Quality Dividend Growth Index Variably CAD-Hedged
Currency CAD
Index Provider WisdomTree
Bloomberg Ticker WTDGIDC