iShares MSCI Japan Index (EWJ)

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12.85 -0.05  -0.39% NYSE Arca Jul 6, 5:00PM 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 19.67B USD assets under management. It has an forecasted dividend yield of 1.78%, a forecasted PE ratio of 15.70, and a forecasted price to book value of 1.415. 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 (7-2-15) 19.67B
30-Day Average Volume (7-2-15) 24.10M
Net Asset Value (7-2-15) 12.89
Discount or Premium to NAV (7-2-15) 0.08%
Turnover Ratio (8-31-14) 2.00%

EWJ Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.26% 0.26% 0.00%
Stock 99.74% 99.74% 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 July 2, 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 July 1, 2015
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWJ Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 6.62%
Communication Services 5.27%
Consumer Cyclical 20.51%
Consumer Defensive 6.70%
Energy 1.72%
Financial Services 15.41%
Healthcare 6.60%
Industrials 17.73%
Real Estate 4.54%
Technology 12.50%
Utilities 2.41%
As of July 2, 2015

EWJ Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 52.84%
Large 37.42%
Medium 8.78%
Small 0.00%
Micro 0.00%
As of July 2, 2015
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EWJ Top 10 Holdings

Name % Weight Price % Chg
Toyota Motor Corp 6.07% -- --
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 3.06% -- --
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.89% -- --
SoftBank Group Corp 1.84% -- --
Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.78% -- --
Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.63% -- --
KDDI Corp 1.39% -- --
Fanuc Corp 1.32% -- --
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd 1.26% -- --
Japan Tobacco Inc 1.23% 35.04 +2.22%
As of July 2, 2015
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EWJ Basic Info

Style
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
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%

EWJ Manager Info

Name Tenure
Diane Hsiung 7.50 yrs
Greg Savage 7.50 yrs
Jennifer Hsui 2.50 yrs
Matthew Goff 1.76 yrs

EWJ Risk Info

Beta 0.6391
Max Drawdown (All) 62.36%
Historical Sharpe (10y) 0.2873
Historical Sortino (All) 0.1289
30-Day Rolling Volatility 13.83%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 3.91%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 14.54%

EWJ Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (7-6-15) 1.03%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 17.48
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 0.8911
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.470
Weighted Median ROE 9.83%
Weighted Median ROA 4.22%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 1.78%
Forecasted PE Ratio 15.70
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 0.8299
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.415
Number of Holdings 316
As of July 2, 2015

EWJ Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 10.43%
Forecasted Book Value Growth -2.35%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 13.82%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 10.78%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 6.75%
As of July 2, 2015

EWJ Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M -1.76% -1.26%
3M 1.26% 1.77%
6M 14.12% 14.70%
1Y 5.16% 6.31%
3Y 36.99% 42.57%
5Y 38.62% 49.68%
As of July 2, 2015

EWJ Net Flows

1M 790.97M
3M 2.443B
6M 3.275B
YTD 3.275B
1Y 4.180B
3Y 11.89B
5Y 12.74B
As of June 30, 2015

EWJ Attributes

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 for RRSP No
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