MSDIDGNU Morningstar Global ex-US Dividend Growth Index

The Index is composed of international equities with a history of consistently growing dividends, excluding REITs. The index is a subset of the Morningstar Global Markets ex-US Index, a broad market index representing 97% of the market capitalization in international developed and emerging markets, excluding the U.S. The Index includes securities that: (i) have a minimum of five years of uninterrupted annual dividend growth, and (ii) are not in the top 10% of companies in the above universe by trailing 12-month dividend yield ; and (iii) have positive consensus earnings forecast and a payout ratio less than 75%. Payout ratio is forward-looking.

As of 03/22/2023

Index Information
Provider:     Morningstar
Category1:  Global Equity
Category2:  Global ex-US
Category3:  Large and mid cap
Currency:    USD
Inception date:  03/30/2016
Backtesting data exists:   Yes
Weighting methodology:   Dividend weighted
Methdology guide:  Read PDF
Rebalanced:  Quarterly
Reconstituted:  Annually

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