EXHIBIT 99.1

WisdomTree Announces First Quarter 2017 Results

$0.05 diluted EPS for the quarter

Declares $0.08 quarterly dividend

New York, NY – (GlobeNewswire) – April 28, 2017 – WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ: WETF), an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product (“ETP”) sponsor and asset manager today reported net income of $6.9 million or $0.05 diluted EPS in the first quarter. This compares to net income of $12.1 million or $0.09 diluted EPS in the first quarter of last year and net income of $2.5 million or $0.02 diluted EPS (as adjusted, $4.2 million

1 or $0.03 diluted EPS1 (non-GAAP measures1)) in the fourth quarter of 2016.

WisdomTree CEO and President Jonathan Steinberg said, “The evolution of the asset management industry is accelerating with several trends and market forces converging. We’ve been a pioneer since our founding more than a decade ago, first in building our veteran team, developing innovative products and extending our presence to other promising markets around the world. We are currently undertaking a number of initiatives to remain ahead of our competition and to benefit from the increasing inflows we expect to continue into the ETF market in the coming years.”

“We believe our investments in technology-enabled services will differentiate us in the market and help drive deeper relationships with financial advisors. By marrying our low-cost, alpha-generating ETFs with portfolio construction, asset allocation, practice management services and the AdvisorEngine platform, we believe we will grow our wallet share with financial advisors, translating into accelerated ETF asset growth.”

Summary Operating and Financial Highlights

 

     Three Months Ended     Change From  
     Mar. 31,
2017
    Dec. 31,
2016
    Mar. 31,
2016
    Dec. 31,
2016
    Mar. 31,
2016
 

Operating Highlights

          

U.S. listed ETFs ($, in billions):

          

AUM

   $ 41.9     $ 40.2     $ 44.3       4.4     (5.2 %) 

Net inflows/(outflows)

   $ (0.1   $ 0.1     $ (5.4     n/a       (98.9 %) 

Average AUM

   $ 41.3     $ 38.3     $ 45.5       7.9     (9.2 %) 

Average advisory fee

     0.50     0.50     0.52     —         (0.02

Market share of industry inflows

     n/a       0.1     n/a       n/a       n/a  

European listed ETPs ($, in millions):

          

AUM

   $ 1,351.0     $ 1,024.3     $ 885.0       31.9     52.7

Net inflows/(outflows)

   $ 320.1     $ (25.8   $ 194.9       n/a       64.2

Average AUM

   $ 1,209.1     $ 1,015.4     $ 785.7       19.1     53.9

Average advisory fee

     0.64     0.66     0.67     (0.02     (0.03

Canadian listed ETFs ($, in millions):

          

AUM

   $ 72.9     $ 68.6       n/a       6.3     n/a  

Net inflows

   $ —       $ —         n/a       n/a       n/a  

Average AUM

   $ 71.2     $ 67.2       n/a       6.1     n/a  

Average advisory fee

     0.46     0.46     n/a       —         n/a  

Financial Highlights ($, in millions, except per share amounts):

          

Consolidated Results

          

Total revenues

   $ 54.6     $ 50.8     $ 60.9       7.5     (10.3 %) 

Net income

   $ 6.9     $ 2.5     $ 12.1       177.8     (43.0 %) 

Diluted earnings per share

   $ 0.05     $ 0.02     $ 0.09     $ 0.03     $ (0.04

Pre-tax margin

     27.1     16.8     35.6     10.3       -8.5  

Non-GAAP1:

          

Net income, as adjusted

   $ —       $ 4.2     $ —         n/a       n/a  

Diluted earnings per share, as adjusted

   $ —       $ 0.03     $ —         n/a       n/a  

Pre-tax margin, as adjusted

     —         20.1     —         n/a       n/a  

U.S. Business segment

          

Gross margin1

     82.3     81.2     82.9     1.1       -0.6  

Pre-tax margin

     34.2     27.4     40.8     6.8       -6.6  


The following information was filed by Wisdomtree Investments, Inc. (WETF) on Friday, April 28, 2017 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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