GULF - Middle East Dividend ETF

Description: The index is a fundamentally weighted index that measures the performance of companies in the Middle East region that pay regular cash dividends on shares of common stock and that meet specified requirements as of the index measurement date. Companies eligible for inclusion in the Index must be incorporated in and have their shares listed on a major stock exchange in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar or the United Arab Emirates.

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GULF - Profile


Summary Data for GULF

52 Week Lo: $18.40 52 Week Hi: $25.03
AUM: $46.2 M Shares: 2.3 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 47,773 Avg. Volume (3 month) 45,434
Filings Data as of:

GULF - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Industries Qatar JSC IQCD: 9.91%
  2. Qatar National Bank SAQ QNBK: 8.03%
  3. First Gulf Bank P.J.S.C. FGB: 7.19%
  4. Mobile Telecommunications Co KSC ZAIN: 6.09%
  5. Maroc Telecom: 5.64%
  6. National Bank of Kuwait SAK NBK: 4.06%
  7. National Bank of Abu Dhabi PJSC NBAD: 3.95%
  8. Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank ADCB: 3.57%
  9. Telecom Egypt SAE ETEL.CA: 3.21%
  10. Ahli United Bank BSC AUB: 2.35%
%Assets in Top 10: 53.98%
Total Holdings: 75.0

GULF Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 98.56%
International Stocks 0.0%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.0%
Other 1.44%

GULF Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Financial Services 47.01%
Communication Services 18.94%
Basic Materials 11.54%
Real Estate 8.42%
Industrials 6.22%
Consumer Cyclical 1.39%
Utilities 1.21%
Energy 0.93%
Consumer Defensive 0.77%
Health Care 0.11%
Technology 0.0%

GULF Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 8.03%
Large 43.93%
Medium 40.59%
Small 5.31%
Micro 0.7%

GULF Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
Middle East 85.92%
Africa 12.64%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
U.S. 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 79.85%
Emerging 18.71%

GULF Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
Qatar 34.24%
United Arab Emirates 26.95%
Kuwait 16.13%
Egypt 7.01%
Morocco 5.64%
Oman 4.07%
Bahrain 2.53%
Jordan 2.0%
Other 1.43%
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GULF - Fact Sheet

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GULF - Charts

The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of GULF relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

GULF - Fundamentals

GULF Performance

1 Week Return: -8.25%
2 Week Return: -11.38%
4 Week Return: -15.86%
13 Week Return: -20.36%
26 Week Return: -11.30%
YTD Return: 0.09%
1 Year Return: 1.61%
3 Year Return: 47.12%
5 Year Return: 58.31%

GULF Expenses & Fees

GULF Valuation

P/E Ratio: 10.1
Beta: -2.03
20 Day Moving Average: $21.74
60 Day Moving Average: $22.80

GULF Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $0.63
Dividend Date: 2014-09-22
Dividend: $0.10
Annual Dividend Yield %: 3.15%

GULF Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 124.62%
20 Day Volatility: 25.27%
50 Day Volatility: 25.35%
200 Day Volatility: 19.81%
Standard Deviation: 1.33%

GULF - Technicals

GULF Technicals

20 Day MA: $21.74
60 Day MA: $22.80
MACD 15 Period: -1.76
MACD 100 Period: -3.72
Williams % Range 10 Day: 71.24
Williams % Range 20 Day: 79.02
RSI 10 Day: 24
RSI 20 Day: 26
RSI 30 Day: 29
Ultimate Oscillator: 33

GULF Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $18.45
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $22.85
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $18.96
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $24.55
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $19.59
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $24.75

GULF Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $19.00
Support Level 2: $18.53
Resistance Level 1: $19.71
Resistance Level 2: $19.95

GULF Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 50.35
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 19.06
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 33.65
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 11.92

GULF Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 124.62%
20 Day Volatility: 25.27%
50 Day Volatility: 25.35%
200 Day Volatility: 19.81%
Standard Deviation: 1.33%

GULF - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

GULF is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate WisdomTree Middle East Dividend Index. The index is a fundamentally weighted index that measures the performance of companies in the Middle East region that pay regular cash dividends on shares of common stock and that meet specified requirements as of the index measurement date. Companies eligible for inclusion in the Index must be incorporated in and have their shares listed on a major stock exchange in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar or the United Arab Emirates.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Emerging Markets Equities 0.88 2008-07-16 WisdomTree ETF +0.09%

GULF Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity B-
Expenses C
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for GULF on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Emerging Markets Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

GULF Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for GULF

This ETF offers exposure to the Middle East, making it an interesting option for investors looking to bet on a region that can exhibit significant volatility. The regions covered by this ETF generally receive only minor allocations in global or emerging markets ETFs, so GULF can be an efficient t...

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