WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund company info

What does WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund do?
WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund (NYSE:DES) focuses on providing investors exposure to the small-cap segment of the U.S. dividend-paying market. It primarily invests in small-cap companies that pay dividends, aiming to offer a blend of income and growth potential. The fund's objectives include achieving high income and capital appreciation over time, by tracking the performance of the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Index. This includes diversifying its portfolio across various sectors, to mitigate risk and capture growth across different market conditions. WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund seeks to serve investors who wish to invest in the smaller, less-covered section of the market, offering the potential for high dividend yields and growth opportunities.
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Company Snapshot

Is WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund a public or private company?

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Ownership
Public

How many people does WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund employ?

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Employees
222

What sector is WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund in?

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Sector
ETF

Where is the head office for WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund?

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Head Office
New York, United States

What year was WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund founded?

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Year Founded
2006
What does WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund specialise in?
/Dividend Fund /SmallCap Investments /Financial Services /Equity ETF /Investment Management /Portfolio Diversification

What are the products and/or services of WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund?

Overview of WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund offerings
Focus on Small-Cap Dividend-Paying Stocks: DES primarily invests in U.S. companies with smaller market capitalizations (small-cap) that also have a history of paying dividends to their shareholders.
Dividend-Weighted Selection: The fund selects and weights its holdings based on their dividend payouts, with companies paying higher dividends receiving a larger weighting within the fund. This strategy prioritizes income generation over pure stock price appreciation.
Diversification: DES holds a basket of multiple small-cap dividend-paying stocks across different sectors, potentially reducing risk compared to holding individual stocks.
Passive Management: The fund tracks a specific index that selects and weights small-cap dividend-paying stocks. It doesn't attempt to actively select or outperform individual companies, typically resulting in lower fees compared to actively managed funds.
Exchange-Traded: Shares of DES are traded on a stock exchange like any other stock, allowing for easy buying and selling throughout the trading day. This provides flexibility for investors managing their portfolios.
Transparency: The holdings of the ETF are publicly disclosed, allowing investors to understand the specific small-cap dividend-paying companies they are indirectly invested in through DES.