WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund (DES)

NYSEARCA: DES · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.18 (0.62%)
Nov 29, 2023, 11:11 AM EST - Market open
Assets $1.72B
Expense Ratio 0.38%
PE Ratio 8.82
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $0.88
Dividend Yield 3.01%
Ex-Dividend Date Nov 24, 2023
Payout Ratio 26.73%
1-Year Return -3.15%
Volume 41,856
Open 29.05
Previous Close 28.92
Day's Range 29.05 - 29.37
52-Week Low 26.41
52-Week High 32.31
Beta n/a
Holdings 614
Inception Date Jun 16, 2006

About DES

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The WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund (DES) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the WisdomTree U.S. Small Cap Dividend index. The fund tracks an index of dividend-paying US stocks. The dividend-weighted index is a small-cap subset of the WisdomTree Dividend Index. DES was launched on Jun 16, 2006 and is issued by WisdomTree.

Asset Class Equity
Category Small Value
Region North America
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol DES
ETF Provider WisdomTree
Index Tracked WisdomTree U.S. Small Cap Dividend Index

Top 10 Holdings

8.52% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
CONSOL Energy Inc. CEIX 1.13%
EPR Properties EPR 0.99%
Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. CCOI 0.91%
Arch Resources, Inc. ARCH 0.90%
Radian Group Inc. RDN 0.88%
Jackson Financial Inc. JXN 0.83%
M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. MDC 0.80%
Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc. SBRA 0.73%
Greif, Inc. GEF 0.71%
California Resources Corporation CRC 0.64%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Nov 24, 2023 $0.060 Nov 29, 2023
Oct 25, 2023 $0.030 Oct 30, 2023
Sep 25, 2023 $0.105 Sep 28, 2023
Aug 25, 2023 $0.070 Aug 30, 2023
Jul 25, 2023 $0.050 Jul 28, 2023
Jun 26, 2023 $0.095 Jun 29, 2023
Full Dividend History


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1 year ago - ETFcom

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

An Advisor's Guide to Investing in U.S. Dividends With WisdomTree

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Depend on DES as Small-Cap Value Comes Back Into Focus

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2 years ago - ETF Trends

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2 years ago - ETF Trends

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2 years ago - Kiplinger

There's Value to Be Had in Small Caps

Small cap stocks and exchange traded funds, namely those with the value designation, were the stars of early 2021 – a theme that benefited the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund (NYSEArca: DES). D...

2 years ago - ETF Trends

WisdomTree U.S. MidCap Dividend Fund Ranked Top Smart Beta ETF

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2 years ago - Forbes

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Other symbols: DGRWDLNDON
3 years ago - CNBC Television

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3 years ago - Benzinga

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3 years ago - ETF Trends

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3 years ago - ETF Trends

Now’s a Good Time to Give Value Investing a Closer Look

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4 years ago - ETF Trends

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