VWIDVirtus WMC International Dividend ETF
VWID Fund Description
VWID is an actively-managed fund of Developed ex-US securities with forecasted above-average dividend yields.
VWID Factset Analytics Insight
VWID is a portfolio of developed ex-US companies tilted towards those with high dividend potential. The fund is actively-managed but uses a systematic selection process. Selection begins by screening the constituents of the MSCI World ex USA Index for stocks with above market consensus forecast for dividends and/or below market beta. The end portfolio targets a dividend yield roughly 2.5% above the universe and a beta of 0.9. The fund is composed of approximately 150-250 all-cap securities including common and preferred stock, ADRs, GDRs and REITs. VWID also diversifies its investment across industries and countries in its attempt to minimize factor, country, sector, and currency risks, and achieve a risk profile similar to broad international market. Prior to July 20, 2020, the fund was a factor-based global equity ETF traded as Virtus WMC Global Factor Opportunities ETF under ticker VGFO.
VWID MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
Virtus WMC International Dividend ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of AAA based on a score of 9.32 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.
The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. Virtus WMC International Dividend ETF ranks in the 95th percentile within its peer group and in the 89th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
VWID MSCI FaCS and Factor Box
MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.
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VWID Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of VWID. VWID is rated a 4 out of 5.
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