iShares MSCI Japan Index (EWJ)

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12.12 -0.19  -1.54% NYSE Arca Aug 31, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD
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EWJ Key Stats

Expense Ratio (12-30-14) 0.48%
Assets Under Management (8-31-15) 19.12B
30-Day Average Volume (8-31-15) 49.42M
Net Asset Value (8-28-15) 12.30
Discount or Premium to NAV (8-31-15) -0.25%
Turnover Ratio (8-31-14) 2.00%

EWJ Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.21% 0.21% 0.00%
Stock 99.79% 99.79% 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. 28, 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 Aug. 28, 2015
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWJ Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 6.17%
Communication Services 5.72%
Consumer Cyclical 20.00%
Consumer Defensive 7.23%
Energy 1.70%
Financial Services 15.13%
Healthcare 7.17%
Industrials 17.48%
Real Estate 4.75%
Technology 11.93%
Utilities 2.72%
As of Aug. 28, 2015

EWJ Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 52.66%
Large 37.54%
Medium 9.11%
Small 0.00%
Micro 0.00%
As of Aug. 28, 2015
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EWJ Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
TOYOF Toyota Motor Corp 5.83% -- --
MBFJF Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 3.00% -- --
SFTBF SoftBank Group Corp 1.95% -- --
SMFNF Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.86% -- --
HNDAF Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.81% -- --
MZHOF Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.67% -- --
KDDIF KDDI Corp 1.52% -- --
JAPAF Japan Tobacco Inc 1.35% 35.72 +1.33%
TKPHF Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd 1.33% -- --
CAJFF Canon Inc 1.18% -- --
As of Aug. 28, 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 0.6448
Max Drawdown (All) 62.36%
Historical Sharpe (10y) 0.278
Historical Sortino (All) 0.1231
30-Day Rolling Volatility 23.97%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 3.90%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 14.51%

EWJ Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (8-31-15) 1.09%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 17.07
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 0.9100
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.481
Weighted Median ROE 9.98%
Weighted Median ROA 4.17%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 1.89%
Forecasted PE Ratio 16.01
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 0.8388
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.438
Number of Holdings 316
As of Aug. 28, 2015

EWJ Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 9.67%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 10.21%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 13.80%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 16.34%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 6.91%
As of Aug. 28, 2015

EWJ Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M -6.26% -6.26%
3M -7.13% -6.66%
6M -1.86% -1.37%
1Y 2.71% 3.84%
3Y 33.77% 39.22%
5Y 29.21% 39.52%
As of Aug. 28, 2015

EWJ Net Flows

1M 504.22M
3M 1.715B
6M 5.010B
YTD 3.780B
1Y 4.118B
3Y 12.42B
5Y 13.48B
As of July 31, 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

EWJ Excel Add-In Codes

  • Name: =YCI("EWJ","name")
  • Broad Asset Class: =YCI("EWJ", "broad_asset_class")
  • Broad Category: =YCI("EWJ", "broad_category_group")
  • Prospectus Objective: =YCI("EWJ", "prospectus_objective")

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