iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

Tuesday’s Trading Day
11.77 -0.07 / -0.59%
Data as of Sep 30
Day’s Change
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11.71 -0.06 / -0.51%
 
Volume: 172.00

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.

Performance

1 month-0.76% 3 years+8.65%
3 months-2.41% 5 years+4.85%
1 year+0.24% Since inception-0.32%
Data through 10/01/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$11.84
Open day’s range-- – --
Net asset value (NAV)11.74 (09/30/2014)
Daily volume38,356,390
Average volume (3 months)22,768,569
Data as of 09/30/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Japan stock ETFs

 EWJCategory
Performance 5-yr return+4.85%+7.75%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.50%0.48%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.390.48
Net assets$14.7B$1.4B
Average market cap$19.6B$13.7B
Average P/E15.214.1
Dividend / Share--0.36%

Competitors

DBJP Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Japan Hedged Eq...
NKY MAXIS® Nikkei 225 Index ETF
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund

Holdings

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 Corp5.78%
-- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc2.67%
-- SOFTBANK Corp2.50%
-- Honda Motor Co Ltd2.00%
-- Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc1.88%
-- Mizuho Financial Group Inc1.59%
-- Japan Tobacco Inc1.40%
-- Canon Inc1.38%
-- Hitachi Ltd1.38%
-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd1.29%

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