iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA)

23.80
Data as of Sep 29
 -0.40 / -1.65%
Today’s Change
22.68
Today|||52-Week Range
27.51
-2.34%
Year-to-Date

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of Australian equities. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Australia Index (the "underlying index"), which consists of stocks traded primarily on the Australian Stock Exchange. The underlying index may include large-, mid- or small-capitalization companies, and components primarily include consumer staples, financials and materials companies. It generally invests at least 90% of its assets in the securities of its underlying index and in depositary receipts ("DRs") representing securities in its underlying index. The fund is non-diversified.

Performance

1 month-12.23% 3 years+9.91%
3 months-9.46% 5 years+6.02%
1 year-3.25% Since inception+8.77%
Data through 09/30/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$24.20
Open day’s range-- – --
Net asset value (NAV)23.83 (09/29/2014)
Daily volume2,493,651
Average volume (3 months)1,293,819
Data as of 09/29/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Miscellaneous region ETFs

 EWACategory
Performance 5-yr return+6.02%+11.72%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.51%0.59%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.570.51
Net assets$2.0B$456.9M
Average market cap$36.9B$26.6B
Average P/E17.314.0
Dividend / Share--0.44%

Competitors

GXF Global X FTSE Nordic Region ETF
EWK iShares MSCI Belgium Capped ETF
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 41.92%
Industrial materials 30.17%
Consumer service 9.43%
Energy 6.48%
Healthcare 3.34%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Commonwealth Bank of Australia11.07%
-- BHP Billiton Ltd9.94%
-- Westpac Banking Corp9.20%
-- Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd7.75%
-- National Australia Bank Ltd7.00%
-- Wesfarmers Ltd4.18%
-- Woolworths Ltd3.83%
-- CSL Ltd3.02%
-- Woodside Petroleum Ltd2.38%
-- Rio Tinto Ltd2.30%

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