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CAGS

WisdomTree Yield Enhanced Canada Short-Term Aggregate Bond Index ETF

The WisdomTree Yield Enhanced Canada Short-Term Aggregate Bond Index ETF seeks to track the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Bloomberg Barclays Canadian Short Aggregate Enhanced Yield Index, a rules-based index designed to provide exposure to short-term Canadian investment grade bonds while enhancing yield. The Index re-weights subgroups of the Bloomberg Barclays Canadian Aggregate Index with effective maturities between 1 and 5 years with the aim of earning a higher yield while maintaining a similar risk profile.

 

Why this Fund?

  • The potential to lower interest rate risk while simultaneously enhancing income
  • Designed as an enhanced yield alternative for a core fixed income strategy
  • For investors seeking opportunities across different parts of the yield curve

FUND OVERVIEW

as of 11/20/2017
Profile
as of 11/20/2017
Ticker CAGS
Management Fee 0.18%
Management Expense Ratio N/A
CUSIP 97720A102
Total Assets (000) $64,217.93
Units Outstanding 1,300,000
Weighted Average Coupon 3.20
Average Years to Maturity 3.94
Effective Duration (a/o 11/20/2017) 3.18
Embedded Income Yield 2.15%
Average Yield to Maturity
(a/o 11/20/2017)
2.19%
Distribution Yield 2.55%
Options Available* Yes
Inception Date 06/22/2017
*Options are not suitable for all investors.
Trading Information
30-Day Average Daily Volume 1,668
Implied LiquidityTM (Units) N/A
Implied Liquidity (000) N/A
Related Total Return Index Ticker BDGSTRDU

Net Asset Value

Net Asset Value
as of 11/20/2017
NAV $49.40
Change $* ($0.01)
Change %* -0.03%
* Change from previous day's closing NAV
Volume
Volume 0

Quality

Quality
Name
as of 11/20/2017
Weight
1. AA 29.64%
2. BBB 27.99%
3. AAA 25.62%
4. A 16.17%
5. N/R 0.58%

* Subject to change without notice

Asset Classification

Asset Classification
Asset Group
as of 11/20/2017
Weight
1. Bond 100.00%

Country Allocation

Country Allocation
Country
as of 11/20/2017
Weight
1. Canada 90.76%
2. United States 7.41%
3. Germany 0.88%
4. Luxembourg 0.41%
5. United Kingdom 0.33%
6. Australia 0.22%

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
as of 11/20/2017
*Holdings are subject to change without notice.

Recent Distributions

Recent Distributions

Defined Terms:

  • Management Expense Ratio (MER) – As reported on the Fund’s most recent Management Report of Fund Performance. MER is the total of the Fund’s management fee and operating expenses, including all waivers and absorptions, and is expressed as an annualized percentage of the average daily net asset value.
  • Weighted Average Coupon - The mean of the coupon rate of the underlying bonds in a portfolio.
  • Average Years to Maturity - The mean of the remaining term to maturity of the underlying bonds in contracts the portfolio.
  • Effective Duration - This statistic provides a measure of the sensitivity of the Fund's price to changes in interest rate changes and is calculated as the weighted average of the individual bond durations. For each bond, it also addresses that interest rate changes can alter expected bond future cash flows through embedded options. The calculation is also expanded to incorporate the contribution of derivatives to the overall interest rate risk sensitivity to the portfolio.
  • Average yield to Maturity - Average Yield to Maturity represents the weighted average yield to maturity of a Fund's investments in money market securities and short-term fixed income securities as of a specified date. Yield to maturity is the rate of return generated on a fixed income instrument assuming interest payments and capital gains or losses as if the instrument is held to maturity. The weighted average yield is calculated based on the market value of each fixed-income investment. The calculation does not incorporate yield from any currency forward contracts that might be part of the Fund's investments and does not reflect Fund Expenses.
  • Embedded income yield represents the annualized rate of return generated by a Fund's investment in both fixed income securities and derivatives exclusive of interest rate changes and movement in foreign exchange spot rates. The calculation is intended to capture the Fund's potential to earn income return over the following year given current holdings and market conditions. The embedded income yield will differ from the portfolio's yield to maturity, due to the incorporation of derivatives in the embedded income yield. Embedded income yield and portfolio yield to maturity may differ from a Funds actual distribution and SEC yield and do not reflect Fund expenses.
  • Distribution Yield - distribution yield is calculated by annualizing the most recent Fund distribution and dividing by the current Fund NAV. The yield represents a single distribution from the Fund and does not represent the total returns of the Fund.
  • Quality – Credit ratings apply to the underlying holdings of the Fund and not to the Fund itself. S&P and Moody's study the financial condition of an entity to ascertain its creditworthiness. The credit rating reflects the rating agency's opinion of the holding's financial condition and history. The ratings shown are all considered investment grade and are listed by highest to lowest in percentage of what the Fund holds.

BLOOMBERG® is a trademark and service mark of Bloomberg Finance L.P. and its affiliates (collectively “Bloomberg”). BARCLAYS® is a trademark and service mark of Barclays Bank Plc (collectively with its affiliates, “Barclays”), used under license. Bloomberg or Bloomberg’s licensors, including Barclays, own all proprietary rights in the Bloomberg Barclays Indices. Neither Bloomberg nor Barclays is affiliated with WisdomTree, and neither approves, endorses, reviews or recommends the WisdomTree Yield Enhanced Canada Short-Term Aggregate Bond Index ETF (CAGS). Neither Bloomberg nor Barclays guarantees the timeliness, accurateness or completeness of any data or information relating to the Bloomberg Barclays Canadian Short Aggregate Enhanced Yield Index, and neither shall be liable in any way to WisdomTree, investors in CAGS or other third parties in respect of the use or accuracy of the Bloomberg Barclays Canadian Short Aggregate Enhanced Yield Index or any data included therein.