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Record net income $15.0 million up 230% from year ago quarter; Diluted EPS $0.11
Record revenues, up 83% from year ago quarter$1.2 billion net inflows in quarter; Net inflow market share 2.1% in third quarter, 9.8% YTD
NEW YORK, Oct. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (Nasdaq:WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") sponsor and asset manager, today reported net income of $15.0 million for the third quarter of 2013, or $0.11 per share on a fully diluted basis. This compares to $4.5 million in the third quarter of 2012 and $12.2 million in the second quarter of 2013.
WisdomTree CEO and President Jonathan Steinberg commented, "WisdomTree continues to drive top line growth with $1.2 billion in net inflows in the quarter, comprised by balanced inflows across domestic, international and emerging market equity ETFs; as well as continued strength in our franchise-leading yen hedged Japan fund. We are effectively capitalizing on the greater awareness of our currency hedged equity family which is translating into significant asset growth in sister products. Importantly, we continue to position the company for future growth and have launched eight new ETFs so far this year."
Mr. Steinberg added, "As we continue to grow and reach economies of scale, we are demonstrating the powerful operating leverage in our business. WisdomTree's pre-tax margins reached 38% on a base of $30.5 billion in average assets under management."
Assets Under Management, Net Inflows and Market Share
ETF assets under management ("AUM") were $31.4 billion at September 30, 2013, up 86.8% from $16.8 billion at September 30, 2012, and up 8.2% from $29.0 billion at June 30, 2013. Net inflows for the third quarter of 2013 were $1.2 billion as compared to $1.0 billion in the third quarter of 2012 and $5.0 billion in the second quarter of 2013. WisdomTree's market share of industry net inflows was 2.1% in the third quarter of 2013 as compared to 2.0% in the third quarter of 2012 and 32.2% in the second quarter of 2013. For the first nine months of 2013, WisdomTree's market share was 9.8% as compared to 2.8% in the same period last year.