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WisdomTree UK Equity Income UCITS ETF

The fund seeks to track the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of an index that measures the performance of UK securities, before fees and expenses, of the WisdomTree UK Equity Income Index. Learn more about the Index that WUKD is designed to track.


Why invest?

  • Gain broad diversified exposure to UK high dividend yield equities
  • Use to complement or replace broad value and dividend oriented active and passive strategies
  • Satisfy demand for defensive and income focused strategies


The price of any Shares or the value of an investment in ETPs may go up or down and an investor may not get back the amount invested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. This material is not intended to be relied upon as a forecast, research or investment advice, and is not a recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any financial instrument or product or to adopt any investment strategy.


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Fund Overview
Asset Class Equities
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
Base Currency GBP
Inception Date 28 Sep 2015
Use of Income Distributing
Exchange Ticker WUKD
Index Name WisdomTree UK Equity Income Index
TER 0.29%
Net Asset Value 16 Aug 2017
NAV £5.66
Daily Change £0.03
Daily Return 0.52%
Total AUM of fund £6,336,878.49
Replication Method Physical, Fully Replicated
Legal Form Plc
Fund Umbrella WisdomTree Issuer Plc
Domicile Ireland
Structure Open-ended Exchange Traded Fund
Financial Year End 31 December
UCITS Compliant
Key Service Providers
Custodian State Street Custodial Services (Ireland) Limited
Administrator State Street Fund Services (Ireland) Limited
Fund Manager Mellon Capital Management Corporation
Trustee State Street Custodial Services (Ireland) Limited
Auditor Ernst & Young Ireland
Registered Countries
United Kingdom

Listings & Codes

Exchange London Stock Exchange
Trading Currency GBx
Exchange Ticker WUKD
Bloomberg Ticker WUKD LN
INAV Bloomberg
INAV Reuters
Listing Date 08 Oct 2015

Top Holdings

Name 1. Standard Life PLC
Bloomberg Ticker SL LN
Country GB
Weight 3.73%
Name 2. BHP Billiton PLC
Bloomberg Ticker BLT LN
Country GB
Weight 3.57%
Name 3. Rio Tinto PLC
Bloomberg Ticker RIO LN
Country GB
Weight 3.33%
Name 4. Centrica PLC
Bloomberg Ticker CNA LN
Country GB
Weight 3.24%
Name 5. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B
Bloomberg Ticker RDSB LN
Country GB
Weight 3.17%
Name 6. Vodafone Group PLC
Bloomberg Ticker VOD LN
Country GB
Weight 3.16%
Name 7. BT Group PLC
Bloomberg Ticker BT/A LN
Country GB
Weight 3.14%
Name 8. Scottish & Southern Energy PLC
Bloomberg Ticker SSE LN
Country GB
Weight 3.01%
Name 9. BP PLC
Bloomberg Ticker BP/ LN
Country GB
Weight 3.00%
Name 10. National Grid Plc
Bloomberg Ticker NG/ LN
Country GB
Weight 2.98%
Holdings are subject to change without notice.

Country Allocation

16 Aug 2017
1. United Kingdom 99.90%
2. Ireland 0.10%

Sector Breakdown

16 Aug 2017
1. Financials 21.18%
2. Consumer Discretionary 20.46%
3. Utilities 11.58%
4. Telecommunication Services 8.49%
5. Materials 8.16%
6. Industrials 6.77%
7. Energy 6.75%
8. Consumer Staples 6.05%
9. Health Care 5.41%
10. Real Estate 4.97%
11. Information Technology 0.19%

Recent Distributions

Ex-Dividend Date 29 Jun 2017
Record Date 30 Jun 2017
Payable Date 11 Jul 2017
Ordinary Income £0.15470
Short Term Capital Gains £0.00000
Long Term Capital Gains £0.00000
Return of Capital £0.00000
Total Distribution £0.15470
Ex-Dividend Date 05 Jan 2017
Record Date 06 Jan 2017
Payable Date 17 Jan 2017
Ordinary Income £0.11790
Short Term Capital Gains £0.00000
Long Term Capital Gains £0.00000
Return of Capital £0.00000
Total Distribution £0.11790
Ex-Dividend Date 30 Jun 2016
Record Date 01 Jul 2016
Payable Date 12 Jul 2016
Ordinary Income £0.09170
Short Term Capital Gains £0.00000
Long Term Capital Gains £0.00000
Return of Capital £0.00000
Total Distribution £0.09170
Ex-Dividend Date 31 Mar 2016
Record Date 01 Apr 2016
Payable Date 12 Apr 2016
Ordinary Income £0.08790
Short Term Capital Gains £0.00000
Long Term Capital Gains £0.00000
Return of Capital £0.00000
Total Distribution £0.08790

WisdomTree UK Equity Income Index

The Index is a fundamentally weighted index and is comprised of the highest dividend yielding UK common stocks selected from the WisdomTree International Equity Index.

As of the annual Index screening date, companies within the WisdomTree International Equity Index are ranked by dividend yield. Securities ranking in the highest 33% by dividend yield are selected for inclusion within the Index

Index Details

Index ID Card
Index Name WisdomTree UK Equity Income Index
Currency GBP
Index Provider WisdomTree
Bloomberg Ticker WTUKEBT
Leverage Factor N/A
Documents and Links

WisdomTree Index Methodology



“WisdomTree” is a registered trademark of WisdomTree Investments, Inc. Neither the Company, the Manager, the Investment Manager, WisdomTree nor their affiliates guarantee the accuracy or the completeness of the Index or any data included therein and shall have no liability for any errors, omissions or interruptions therein. Such parties make no warranty, express or implied, to the owners of Shares of the Fund or to any other person or entity, as to results to be obtained by the Fund from the use of the Index or any data included therein. Without limiting any of the foregoing, in no event shall such parties have any liability for any special, punitive, direct, indirect or consequential damages (including lost profits), even if notified of the possibility of such damages.


The Company is required to provide details of WisdomTree’s website to enable Shareholders to obtain further details of the Index (including its constituents). Neither the Company, the Manager nor the Investment Manager has any responsibility for the contents of such website and are not involved in any way in sponsoring, endorsing or otherwise involved in the establishment, maintenance or contents of the website.