Guide To ETF Providers: WisdomTree
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  1. Guide To ETF Providers: Introduction
  2. Guide To ETF Providers: Direxion
  3. Guide To ETF Providers: EG Shares
  4. Guide To ETF Providers: ETF Securities
  5. Guide To ETF Providers: Guggenheim
  6. Guide To ETF Providers: IndexIQ
  7. Guide To ETF Providers: Invesco PowerShares
  8. Guide To ETF Providers: iShares
  9. Guide To ETF Providers: ProShares
  10. Guide To ETF Providers: State Street Global Advisors
  11. Guide To ETF Providers: Van Eck
  12. Guide To ETF Providers: Vanguard
  13. Guide To ETF Providers: WisdomTree
  14. Guide To ETF Providers: Conclusion

Guide To ETF Providers: WisdomTree

WisdomTree (Nasdaq:WETF) introduced its first ETF in June 2006, and has since grown to become the industry's seventh largest ETF provider. WisdomTree offers 47 ETFs that span major asset classes with international exposure.

Its ETF categories include:

  • U.S. and International Equity

  • Currency

  • Fixed Income

  • Alternatives
WisdomTree introduced the concept of fundamentally-weighted ETFs and active ETFs and remains an industry leader in both. The ETFs track proprietary indexes that are dividend-weighted and/or earnings-weighted. WisdomTree is the industry's only publicly-traded asset manager focused exclusively on the ETF markets. Its largest ETF is the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund, which tracks the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Index a fundamentally-weighted index that measures the performance of selected highest dividend yielding stocks.

Headquartered in New York, NY, WisdomTree funds have expense ratios ranging between 0.28 and 0.95%, with an average expense ratio of 0.52%.

WisdomTree\'s top five largest funds by AUM.
Figure 12: WisdomTree\'s top five largest funds by AUM. Information current as of Feb. 8, 2013.
Guide To ETF Providers: Conclusion

  1. Guide To ETF Providers: Introduction
  2. Guide To ETF Providers: Direxion
  3. Guide To ETF Providers: EG Shares
  4. Guide To ETF Providers: ETF Securities
  5. Guide To ETF Providers: Guggenheim
  6. Guide To ETF Providers: IndexIQ
  7. Guide To ETF Providers: Invesco PowerShares
  8. Guide To ETF Providers: iShares
  9. Guide To ETF Providers: ProShares
  10. Guide To ETF Providers: State Street Global Advisors
  11. Guide To ETF Providers: Van Eck
  12. Guide To ETF Providers: Vanguard
  13. Guide To ETF Providers: WisdomTree
  14. Guide To ETF Providers: Conclusion
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