iShares MSCI Japan Index (EWJ)

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13.28 -0.03  -0.19% NYSE Arca May 22, 8:00PM Delayed 2m 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 19.16B USD assets under management. It has an expected distribution yield of 1.12%, a Forecasted PE Ratio of 15.46, and a Forecasted Price to Book Value of 1.293. The fund has a net expense ratio of 0.48%, turns over its positions 2.00% per year, and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange Arca.

EWJ Key Info

Expense Ratio (12-30-14) 0.48%
Assets Under Management (5-22-15) 19.16B
30-Day Average Volume (5-22-15) 32.09M
Net Asset Value (5-22-15) 13.20
Discount or Premium to NAV (5-20-15) 0.45%
Turnover Ratio (8-31-14) 2.00%

EWJ Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.23% 0.23% 0.00%
Stock 99.77% 99.77% 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 May 19, 2015

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 May 22, 2015
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWJ Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 6.65%
Communication Services 5.12%
Consumer Cyclical 20.63%
Consumer Defensive 6.36%
Energy 1.77%
Financial Services 15.07%
Healthcare 6.50%
Industrials 18.21%
Real Estate 4.66%
Technology 12.66%
Utilities 2.36%
As of May 19, 2015

EWJ Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 52.88%
Large 36.90%
Medium 8.82%
Small 0.00%
Micro 0.00%
As of May 19, 2015
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EWJ Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price Chg %
Toyota Motor Corp 6.22% -- --
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 3.08% -- --
SOFTBANK Corp 1.87% -- --
Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.84% -- --
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.84% -- --
Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.51% -- --
Fanuc Corp 1.34% -- --
KDDI Corp 1.33% -- --
Japan Tobacco Inc 1.33% 38.23 -1.21%
Canon Inc 1.30% -- --
As of May 19, 2015
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EWJ Basic Info

Style
Broad Asset Class International Equity
Broad Category Equity
Prospectus Objective Pacific Stock
Fund Owner Firm Name iShares
Benchmark Index
MSCI Japan 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

EWJ Manager Info

Name Tenure
Diane Hsiung 7.25 yrs
Greg Savage 7.25 yrs
Jennifer Hsui 2.25 yrs
Matthew Goff 1.51 yrs

EWJ Risk Info

Beta 0.6752
30 Day Average Volatility 15.51%

EWJ Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (5-22-15) 1.12%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 17.36
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 0.8848
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.456
Weighted Median ROE 9.93%
Weighted Median ROA 4.21%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 1.65%
Forecasted PE Ratio 15.46
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 0.8107
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.293
Number of Holdings 316
As of May 19, 2015

EWJ Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 15.68%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 11.66%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 12.01%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 32.46%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 4.85%
As of May 19, 2015

EWJ Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M 0.08% 0.08%
3M 7.70% 7.70%
6M 14.14% 14.82%
1Y 17.73% 19.25%
3Y 48.05% 54.86%
5Y 36.17% 47.45%
As of May 22, 2015

EWJ Flows

1M 1.232B
3M 3.295B
6M 2.992B
YTD 2.064B
1Y 2.646B
3Y 10.40B
5Y 11.15B
As of April 30, 2015
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