ETF Research and Analysis

by Morningstar Manager Research
Suitability
WisdomTree Emerging Markets Small Cap Dividend ETF DGS offers exposure to dividend-paying small-cap companies across 17 emerging markets. It selects only dividend-paying firms and weights them by the value of dividends   Read more 

Bull Case

Small-cap firms tend to have good exposure to domestic growth trends.
Emerging-markets small-cap funds are generally not more volatile than their large-cap fund peers.
Emerging-markets stocks can provide diversification benefits, as they are exposed to different macro trends and foreign currencies. Read more 

Bear Case

Emerging-markets equities are very volatile, especially during periods of high uncertainty in global markets.
This fund's sector and country allocations differ significantly from the category average. Read more 

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