|Bid||26.76 x 800|
|Ask||29.89 x 1200|
|Day's Range||28.93 - 29.09|
|52 Week Range||24.32 - 30.34|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.22|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.32%|
When it comes to the environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing phenomenon, many exchange traded funds in this universe are heavy on companies that excel at environmental stewardship, but many of those same firms may be lacking when it comes to the “S” and “G” in ESG. At first glance, the WisdomTree Emerging Markets ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund (NYSE: XSOE) doesn't appear to be an ESG fund, but upon closer examination, XSOE has some credibility as a virtuous investment.
India is one of the largest emerging markets, a fact reflected by its almost 9.1 percent weight in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, making it the fourth-largest country weight in that widely followed benchmark. ...
As ETF investors carefully look over the current market environment, many are considering equity and fixed-income strategies that could help diversify and enhance an investment portfolio in a more trying environment. On the recent webcast, Macro Strategies: Navigating Choppy Market Waters, Kevin Flanagan, Senior Fixed Income Strategist for WisdomTree, argued that supportive elements that previously bolstered the economy and U.S. markets are beginning to fade so investors should hold back expectations. While we continue to see the economy improve, with strong GDP, stable inflation and robust employment with rising wages, the economy is moving toward the later stages of the traditional business cycle and investors should take steps to adapt to the changes.
Investors looking to access higher growth areas of the Chinese economy while avoiding lumbering state-controlled companies have some ETFs to consider, including the WisdomTree China ex-State-Owned Enterprises Fund (CXSE) . CXSE tracks the WisdomTree China ex-State-Owned Enterprises Index (CHXSOE), which tracks Chinese companies that are not state-controlled. State owned enterprises are defined as government ownership of more than 20% of outstanding shares of companies, according to WisdomTree.