iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

Data as of Jan 26
 +0.13 / +1.13%
Today’s Change
Today|||52-Week Range

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Japan Index. The underlying index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It 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 representing securities in its underlying index.


1 month-0.09% 3 years+8.09%
3 months+2.57% 5 years+3.56%
1 year-4.25% Since inception-0.43%
Data through 01/23/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$11.46
Open day’s range11.53 – 11.62
Net asset value (NAV)11.41 (01/22/2015)
Daily volume15,983,664
Average volume (3 months)34,070,088
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 01/26/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Japan stock ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+3.56%+6.70%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.48%0.48%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.420.53
Net assets$14.5B$1.5B
Average market cap$18.5B$9.9B
Average P/E16.115.7
Dividend / Share--0.40%


ITF iShares Japan Large-Cap ETF
DBJP Deutsche X-trackers MSCI Japan Hedged Eq...
DXJ WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund


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 Corp6.55%
-- Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc2.65%
-- SOFTBANK Corp2.17%
-- Honda Motor Co Ltd1.81%
-- Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc1.76%
-- Mizuho Financial Group Inc1.44%
-- Hitachi Ltd1.43%
-- KDDI Corp1.40%
-- Canon Inc1.36%
-- Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd1.22%

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