iShares MSCI Japan Index (EWJ)

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11.64 -0.05  -0.43% NYSE Arca Nov 26, 4:36PM 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 15.77B USD assets under management. It has an expected distribution yield of 1.46%, a Forecasted PE Ratio of 14.37, and a Forecasted Price to Book Value of 1.135. The fund has a net expense ratio of 0.50%, turns over its positions 2.00% per year, and is traded on the New York Stock Exchange Arca.

EWJ Key Info

Expense Ratio (10-6-14) 0.50%
Assets Under Management (11-25-14) 15.77B
30-Day Average Volume (11-25-14) 37.08M
Net Asset Value (11-24-14) 11.56
Discount or Premium to NAV (11-25-14) 0.00%
Turnover Ratio (8-31-14) 2.00%

EWJ Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.57% 0.57% 0.00%
Stock 99.43% 99.43% 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 Nov. 24, 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 Nov. 21, 2014
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWJ Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 6.74%
Communication Services 5.56%
Consumer Cyclical 20.41%
Consumer Defensive 6.51%
Energy 1.91%
Financial Services 14.27%
Healthcare 6.21%
Industrials 18.52%
Real Estate 5.30%
Technology 12.13%
Utilities 2.45%
As of Nov. 24, 2014

EWJ Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 52.52%
Large 37.09%
Medium 8.42%
Small 0.00%
Micro 0.00%
As of Nov. 24, 2014
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EWJ Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price Chg %
Toyota Motor Corp 6.10% 60.46 -0.58%
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 2.67% 5.769 +0.00%
SOFTBANK Corp 2.32% 67.95 +1.24%
Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.88% 30.96 -2.32%
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.79% 37.70 -0.69%
Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.45% 1.75 +0.00%
Hitachi Ltd 1.40% 7.74 -0.64%
KDDI Corp 1.40% -- --
Japan Tobacco Inc 1.33% 32.36 -2.53%
Canon Inc 1.30% 31.81 +0.00%
As of Nov. 24, 2014
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EWJ Basic Info

Style
Asset Class International 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 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

EWJ Manager Info

Name Tenure
Diane Hsiung 6.84 yrs
Greg Savage 6.84 yrs
Jennifer Hsui 1.83 yrs
Matthew Goff 1.10 yrs

EWJ Risk Info

Beta 0.6561
30 Day Average Volatility 20.35%

EWJ Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (11-26-14) 1.46%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 15.90
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 0.7625
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.293
Weighted Median ROE 9.48%
Weighted Median ROA 4.06%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 1.73%
Forecasted PE Ratio 14.37
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 0.7189
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.135
Number of Holdings 309.00
As of Nov. 24, 2014

EWJ Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 11.91%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 11.15%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 4.27%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 9.96%
Forecasted Revenue Growth -3.23%
As of Nov. 24, 2014

EWJ Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M 3.37% 3.37%
3M -2.68% -2.68%
6M 2.19% 2.90%
1Y -3.56% -2.17%
3Y 31.67% 38.56%
5Y 23.17% 33.78%
As of Nov. 24, 2014

EWJ Flows

1M -287.50M
3M -589.69M
6M -346.77M
YTD 513.27M
1Y 1.814B
3Y 6.637B
5Y 8.417B
As of Oct. 31, 2014
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