iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

11.18
Data as of Apr 17
 +0.03 / +0.27%
Today’s Change
10.36
Today|||52-Week Range
12.43
-7.90%
Year-to-Date

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+0.91% 3 years+5.23%
3 months-7.65% 5 years+7.17%
1 year-1.48% Since inception-0.67%
Data through 04/18/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$11.15
Open day’s range11.12 – 11.20
Net asset value (NAV)11.11 (04/17/2014)
Daily volume22,338,315
Average volume (3 months)43,286,844
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 04/17/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Japan stock ETFs

 EWJCategory
Performance 5-yr return+7.17%+10.90%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.50%0.54%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.700.77
Net assets$14.0B$2.2B
Average market cap$18.4B$10.5B
Average P/E13.814.3
Dividend / Share--0.37%

Competitors

DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund
ITF iShares Japan Large-Cap ETF
JPP SPDR Russell/Nomura PRIME Japan ETF

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 Corp5.95%
-- SOFTBANK Corp2.73%
-- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.2.69%
-- Honda Motor Co Ltd2.22%
-- Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc2.00%
-- Mizuho Financial Group Inc1.73%
-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.1.46%
-- Hitachi, Ltd.1.41%
-- Canon, Inc.1.36%
-- Japan Tobacco Inc.1.33%

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