Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund (NYSEMKT:DEM) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at DEM and see what CAPS investors are saying about the ETF right now.

DEM facts


July 2007 

Total Assets

$5.0 billion

Investment Approach

Seeks to track the price and yield performance of the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Index, a fundamentally weighted index that measures the performance of the highest dividend yielding stocks selected from the WisdomTree Emerging Markets Dividend Index.

Expense Ratio


Dividend Yield


1-Year / 3-Year / 5-Year Returns

14.3% / 6.8% / 6.4%


SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Dividend (NYSEMKT:EDIV)
iShares Emerging Markets Dividend Fund
WisdomTree Emerging Markets Small Cap Dividend

Sources: Morningstar and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97% of the 149 members who have rated DEM believe the ETF will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this week, one of those Fools, Seattleldg, succinctly summed up the DEM bull case for our community:

Emerging market stocks seem unloved these days and on sale. I have been burned on several emerging market companies so buying an ETF with a broader exposure seems more prudent. The current 3.36% dividend yield is nice while we wait for world markets to improve. The expense ratio is 0.63% (in line with other similar emerging market ETFs).

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