WisdomTree announced a name change for the firm’s suite of dividend income funds.

The funds currently known as High Yield Equity, will change their names to Equity Income.

WisdomTree executives stated that the equity income name better articulates the investment strategy of these six funds which focus on the highest dividend-yielding stocks in their respective indexes.

See the WisdomTree ETF directory for a complete listing of the funds.

The new and former fund names are:

Ticker New Fund Name Previous Name
DHS WisdomTree Equity Income Fund WisdomTree High-Yielding Equity Fund
DTH WisdomTree DEFA Equity Income Fund WisdomTree DEFA High-Yielding Equity Fund
DEW WisdomTree Europe Equity Income Fund WisdomTree Europe High-Yielding Equity Fund
DNL WisdomTree Japan Equity Income Fund WisdomTree Japan High-Yielding Equity Fund
DNH WisdomTree Pacific ex-Japan Equity Income Fund WisdomTree Pacific ex-Japan High-Yielding Equity Fund
DEM WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund WisdomTree Emerging Markets High-Yielding Equity Fund