iShares MSCI Australia Index (EWA)

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EWA Description

iShares MSCI Australia Index is a long only equity fund managed by iShares that tracks the MSCI Australia NR USD index and has 1.645B USD assets under management. It has an expected distribution yield of 4.76%, a Forecasted PE Ratio of 16.89, and a Forecasted Price to Book Value of 2.018. The fund has a net expense ratio of 0.48%, turns over its positions 6.00% per year, and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange Arca.

EWA Key Info

Expense Ratio (12-30-14) 0.48%
Assets Under Management (3-30-15) 1.645B
30-Day Average Volume (3-30-15) 2.057M
Net Asset Value (3-30-15) 22.92
Discount or Premium to NAV (3-30-15) 0.92%
Turnover Ratio (8-31-14) 6.00%

EWA Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.36% 0.36% 0.00%
Stock 98.92% 98.92% 0.00%
Bond 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Convertible 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Preferred 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Other 0.72% 0.72% 0.00%
As of March 20, 2015

EWA Region Exposure

Americas 0.00%
North America 0.00%
Latin America 0.00%
Greater Europe 0.00%
United Kingdom 0.00%
Europe Developed 0.00%
Europe Emerging 0.00%
Africa/Middle East 0.00%
Greater Asia 100.0%
Japan 0.00%
Australasia 100.0%
Asia Developed 0.00%
Asia Emerging 0.00%
Market Classification
% Developed Markets 100.0%
% Emerging Markets 0.00%
As of March 19, 2015
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWA Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 13.20%
Communication Services 2.41%
Consumer Cyclical 2.99%
Consumer Defensive 7.78%
Energy 4.35%
Financial Services 48.23%
Healthcare 5.70%
Industrials 6.45%
Real Estate 6.10%
Technology 1.19%
Utilities 1.61%
As of March 20, 2015

EWA Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 53.92%
Large 32.68%
Medium 9.22%
Small 0.00%
Micro 0.00%
As of March 20, 2015
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EWA Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price Chg %
Commonwealth Bank of Australia 12.12% -- --
Westpac Banking Corp 9.58% -- --
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 7.87% -- --
BHP Billiton Ltd 7.64% -- --
National Australia Bank Ltd 7.23% -- --
Wesfarmers Ltd 3.85% -- --
CSL Ltd 3.52% -- --
Woolworths Ltd 2.85% 22.79 -0.20%
Telstra Corp Ltd 2.11% -- --
Woodside Petroleum Ltd 2.05% -- --
As of March 20, 2015
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EWA Basic Info

Style
Broad Asset Class International Equity
Broad Category Equity
Prospectus Objective Pacific Stock
Fund Owner Firm Name iShares
Benchmark Index
MSCI Australia NR USD 100.0%
Key Dates
Inception Date 3/12/1996
Last Annual Report Date 8/31/2014
Last Prospectus Date 12/30/2014
Attributes
Exchange Traded Share Yes
Exchange Traded Note No
Enhanced Index Fund No
Index Fund Yes
Inverse Fund No
Leveraged Fund No
Fund of Funds No
Currency Hedged Fund No
Synthetic Replication Fund No
Has Dividend Investment Plan No
General Availability
Available for Insurance Product No
Available for Retirement Plan No
Available RRSP No

EWA Manager Info

Name Tenure
Diane Hsiung 7.17 yrs
Greg Savage 7.17 yrs
Jennifer Hsui 2.16 yrs
Matthew Goff 1.43 yrs

EWA Risk Info

Beta 1.381
30 Day Average Volatility 20.90%

EWA Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (3-31-15) 4.76%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 16.43
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 2.279
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 2.159
Weighted Median ROE 16.72%
Weighted Median ROA 5.10%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 5.34%
Forecasted PE Ratio 16.89
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 2.174
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 2.018
Number of Holdings 69.00
As of March 20, 2015

EWA Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 6.65%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 5.12%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 9.86%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 6.48%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 3.73%
As of March 20, 2015

EWA Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M -3.21% -3.21%
3M 2.32% 2.32%
6M -4.26% -1.14%
1Y -10.75% -6.44%
3Y -2.51% 13.54%
5Y -5.52% 19.54%
As of March 30, 2015

EWA Flows

1M 79.20M
3M -99.18M
6M -69.64M
YTD -4.98M
1Y 69.77M
3Y -1.168B
5Y -606.36M
As of Feb. 28, 2015
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