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 1.531B USD assets under management. It has an expected distribution yield of 4.54%, a Forecasted PE Ratio of 14.69, and a Forecasted Price to Book Value of 1.832. The fund has a net expense ratio of 0.51%, turns over its positions 6.00% per year, and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange Arca.

EWA Key Info

Expense Ratio (10-6-14) 0.51%
Assets Under Management (12-17-14) 1.531B
30-Day Average Volume (12-17-14) 2.366M
Net Asset Value (12-16-14) 22.13
Discount or Premium to NAV (12-17-14) 0.66%
Turnover Ratio (8-31-14) 6.00%

EWA Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.27% 0.27% 0.00%
Stock 99.03% 99.03% 0.00%
Bond 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Convertible 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Preferred 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Other 0.70% 0.70% 0.00%
As of Dec. 5, 2014

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 Dec. 5, 2014
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWA Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 14.38%
Communication Services 2.44%
Consumer Cyclical 2.99%
Consumer Defensive 8.78%
Energy 4.89%
Financial Services 45.66%
Healthcare 5.63%
Industrials 6.40%
Real Estate 6.16%
Technology 1.22%
Utilities 1.44%
As of Dec. 5, 2014

EWA Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 53.66%
Large 34.24%
Medium 8.65%
Small 0.00%
Micro 0.00%
As of Dec. 5, 2014
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EWA Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price Chg %
Commonwealth Bank of Australia 11.67% -- --
Westpac Banking Corp 9.05% 25.56 +0.00%
BHP Billiton Ltd 8.61% 23.06 +2.97%
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 7.80% 25.90 +0.00%
National Australia Bank Ltd 6.76% 26.35 +0.00%
Wesfarmers Ltd 4.17% 33.74 -0.06%
CSL Ltd 3.60% 69.81 +0.00%
Woolworths Ltd 3.43% 24.04 +0.64%
Woodside Petroleum Ltd 2.33% 29.78 +5.01%
Rio Tinto Ltd 2.20% 43.32 -0.89%
As of Dec. 5, 2014
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EWA Basic Info

Style
Asset Class International 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 10/6/2014
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 6.84 yrs
Greg Savage 6.84 yrs
Jennifer Hsui 1.83 yrs
Matthew Goff 1.10 yrs

EWA Risk Info

Beta 1.415
30 Day Average Volatility 16.43%

EWA Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (12-18-14) 4.54%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 15.35
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 2.021
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.957
Weighted Median ROE 15.63%
Weighted Median ROA 4.70%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 5.01%
Forecasted PE Ratio 14.69
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 1.881
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.832
Number of Holdings 68.00
As of Dec. 5, 2014

EWA Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 6.72%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 5.41%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 16.34%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 4.15%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 5.52%
As of Dec. 5, 2014

EWA Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M -11.50% -11.50%
3M -13.15% -13.15%
6M -16.53% -15.27%
1Y -7.88% -4.07%
3Y -0.14% 16.18%
5Y -2.37% 23.03%
As of Dec. 16, 2014

EWA Flows

1M 9.866M
3M 29.53M
6M 24.55M
YTD -33.56M
1Y -47.92M
3Y -1.060B
5Y -539.30M
As of Nov. 30, 2014
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