iShares MSCI Japan Index (EWJ)

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11.84 -0.06  -0.46% NYSE Arca Aug 27, 10:52AM BATS Real time Currency in USD
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EWJ Description

iShares MSCI Japan Index is a long only equity fund managed by iShares that tracks the MSCI Japan NR USD index and has 14.89B USD assets under management. It has an expected distribution yield of 1.71%, a Prospective PE Ratio of 14.36, and a Prospective Price to Book Value of 1.098. The fund has a net expense ratio of 0.50%, turns over its positions 4.00% per year, and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange Arca.

Benchmark Index: MSCI Japan NR USD

EWJ Key Info

Expense Ratio (7-1-14) 0.50%
Assets Under Management (8-26-14) 14.89B
30-Day Average Volume (8-26-14) 21.41M
Net Asset Value (8-26-14) 11.88
Discount or Premium to NAV (8-26-14) 0.17%
Turnover Ratio (8-31-13) 4.00%

EWJ Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.17% 0.17% 0.00%
Stock 99.83% 99.83% 0.00%
Bond 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Convertible 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Preferred 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
Other 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
As of Aug. 25, 2014

EWJ 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 100.0%
Australasia 0.00%
Asia Developed 0.00%
Asia Emerging 0.00%
Market Classification
% Developed Markets 100.0%
% Emerging Markets 0.00%
As of Aug. 25, 2014
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWJ Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 6.77%
Communication Services 5.69%
Consumer Cyclical 19.64%
Consumer Defensive 6.75%
Energy 2.26%
Financial Services 14.34%
Healthcare 6.35%
Industrials 18.54%
Real Estate 5.38%
Technology 11.92%
Utilities 2.37%
As of Aug. 25, 2014

EWJ Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 52.54%
Large 38.67%
Medium 8.10%
Small 0.00%
Micro 0.00%
As of Aug. 25, 2014
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EWJ Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price Chg %
Toyota Motor Corp 5.77% 57.16 -0.17%
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 2.67% 5.735 +0.00%
SOFTBANK Corp 2.44% 70.65 +0.80%
Honda Motor Co Ltd 2.01% 34.51 +1.38%
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.85% 40.15 +0.00%
Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.58% 1.95 +0.00%
Japan Tobacco Inc 1.41% 34.92 +1.07%
Hitachi Ltd 1.37% 7.57 +0.00%
Canon Inc 1.37% 33.14 +0.00%
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd 1.26% 45.55 +0.00%
As of Aug. 25, 2014
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EWJ Risk Info

Beta 0.6695
Max Drawdown (3-12-96 to 8-26-14) 62.36%
30 Day Average Volatility 9.30%

EWJ Fundamentals

Distribution Yield TTM (8-27-14) 1.71%
Distribution Yield (Prospective) 1.69%
PE Ratio (Prospective) 14.36
PS Ratio (Prospective) 0.6912
Price to Book Value (Prospective) 1.098
ROE 9.72%
ROA 3.99%
Number of Holdings 307.00
As of Aug. 25, 2014

EWJ Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 11.26%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 10.73%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 4.25%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 14.81%
Forecasted Revenue Growth -3.04%
As of Aug. 25, 2014

EWJ Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M -2.35% -2.35%
3M 3.99% 4.71%
6M 2.55% 3.26%
1Y 5.85% 7.38%
3Y 23.51% 29.97%
5Y 15.90% 25.88%
As of Aug. 26, 2014

EWJ Flows

1M 565.96M
3M 242.92M
6M 1.006B
YTD 1.103B
1Y 2.700B
3Y 6.106B
5Y 8.188B
As of July 31, 2014
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