iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

Data as of Dec 26
 +0.08 / +0.70%
Today’s Change
Today|||52-Week Range

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of Japanese equities. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Japan Index (the "underlying index"), which consists of stocks traded primarily on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The underlying index may include large-, mid- or small-capitalization companies, and components primarily include consumer discretionary, financials and industrials companies. The fund will at all times invest at least 90% of its assets in the securities of its underlying index and in depositary receipts ("DRs") representing securities in its underlying index.


1 month-1.13% 3 years+10.40%
3 months-2.38% 5 years+4.73%
1 year-2.20% Since inception-0.40%
Data through 12/27/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$11.48
Open day’s range11.54 – 11.59
Net asset value (NAV)11.49 (12/26/2014)
Daily volume8,613,380
Average volume (3 months)35,528,965
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 12/26/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Japan stock ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+4.73%+5.91%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.50%0.48%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.450.53
Net assets$15.7B$1.6B
Average market cap$18.8B$9.5B
Average P/E15.915.5
Dividend / Share--0.41%


ITF iShares Japan Large-Cap ETF
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund
NKY MAXIS® Nikkei 225 Index ETF


Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Industrial materials 27.63%
Consumer goods 25.37%
Financial service 15.35%
Healthcare 5.60%
Utilities 5.37%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Toyota Motor Corp6.26%
-- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc2.72%
-- SOFTBANK Corp2.46%
-- Honda Motor Co Ltd1.81%
-- Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc1.78%
-- Mizuho Financial Group Inc1.45%
-- Hitachi Ltd1.44%
-- KDDI Corp1.38%
-- Canon Inc1.33%
-- Japan Tobacco Inc1.28%

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