WisdomTree Emerging Markets Quality Dividend Growth FundFind Ratings Reports
- Last Ratings Update:02/28/2017
- Price as of 02/28/2017 :$22.60
- Net Assets:$30.7 Million
- Peer Rank:70 of 89
- Investment Rating:D+
We rate WisdomTree Em Mkts Qual Div Gro at D+. Negative factors that influence this rating include a short term portfolio management tenure. The fund may be considered for investors seeking an Emerging Market Equity strategy.
POSITIVES AND RISKS
Total return ranks below peers over the last three years. The WisdomTree Em Mkts Qual Div Gro has returned an annual rate of -1.31% since inception. More recently, the fund has generated a total return of 1.05% in the last three years, 16.39% in the last year, and 0.45% in the last six months. How does that compare to other equity funds? In the last three years, it has outperformed 33% of them. It has also outpaced 52% of its competitors on a one year basis for the period ending 2/28/2017. On a year to date basis, DGRE has returned 7.70%.
Downside risk has been below average. DGRE has a draw down risk of -31.97%, which is the largest price decline experienced over the last three years. This fund has a three year standard deviation of 15.5%. This fund has had moderate volatility in its monthly performance over the last 36 months. As of 2/28/2017, the fund was trading at a price of $22.60, which is 4.2% below its 52-week high of $23.58 and 3.2% above its 52-week low of $21.89.
Low expense ratio helps performance. On total assets of $30.70 million, DGRE maintains a low expense ratio compared to its Emerging Market Equity peers of just 0.63% to cover all operating costs. Brokerage costs for the fund to buy and sell shares are not included in the expense ratio. As DGRE is an exchange traded fund, it has no front end or back end load.
The WisdomTree Em Mkts Qual Div Gro is managed by Karen Q. Wong at WisdomTree Asset Management Inc. This fund is one of 91 WisdomTree Asset Management Inc exchange-traded funds launched since 6/16/2006 that we track.