iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

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59.90 +0.03  +0.05% NYSE Arca Dec 15, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD
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EWJ Performance

  Total Return (Price) Total Return (NAV) Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV)
1M 3.13% 2.77% 3.82% 79
3M 8.44% 8.35% 9.13% 83
6M 11.64% 11.01% 13.09% 74
YTD 23.38% 21.86% 24.02% 57
1Y 20.63% 21.75% 23.74% 63
3Y 12.00% 11.03% 13.50% 68
5Y 11.40% 11.27% 14.74% 90
10Y 2.80% 2.56% 5.69% 82
As of Dec. 15, 2017. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

EWJ Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.27% 0.28% 0.01%
Stock 99.73% 99.73% 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 Dec. 13, 2017

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 Dec. 13, 2017. Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWJ Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 7.76%
Communication Services 5.40%
Consumer Cyclical 17.66%
Consumer Defensive 7.82%
Energy 1.77%
Financial Services 12.84%
Healthcare 6.22%
Industrials 19.01%
Real Estate 4.33%
Technology 15.52%
Utilities 1.65%
As of Dec. 13, 2017

EWJ Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 53.21%
Large 38.75%
Medium 8.04%
Small 0.00
Micro 0.00
As of Dec. 13, 2017

EWJ Stock Style Exposure

Large Cap Value 31.78%
Large Cap Blend 30.60%
Large Cap Growth 29.65%
Mid Cap Value 3.40%
Mid Cap Blend 3.21%
Mid Cap Growth 1.35%
Small Cap Value 0.00
Small Cap Blend 0.00
Small Cap Growth 0.00
As of Dec. 13, 2017
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EWJ Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
TOYOF Toyota Motor Corp 4.53% -- --
MBFJF Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 2.42% -- --
SFTBF SoftBank Group Corp 1.89% -- --
HNDAF Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.62% -- --
SMFNF Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.59% -- --
SNEJF Sony Corp 1.55% -- --
KYCCF Keyence Corp 1.48% -- --
KDDIF KDDI Corp 1.43% -- --
FANUF Fanuc Corp 1.24% -- --
MZHOF Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.22% -- --
As of Dec. 13, 2017
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EWJ Basic Info

Style
Equity Style Large Cap/Blend
Broad Asset Class International Equity
Broad Category Equity
Category Name Japan Stock
Prospectus Objective Pacific Stock
Fund Owner Firm Name iShares
Benchmark Index
MSCI Japan NR USD
100.0%

EWJ Manager Info

Name Tenure
Alan Mason 1.55 yrs
Diane Hsiung 9.84 yrs
Greg Savage 9.84 yrs
Jennifer Hsui 4.84 yrs

EWJ Net Fund Flows

1M 651.05M
3M 932.05M
6M 517.27M
YTD 65.25M
1Y 599.47M
3Y -535.40M
5Y 9.617B
10Y 6.666B
As of Nov. 30, 2017

EWJ Risk Info

Beta (5Y) 0.7538
Max Drawdown (All) 60.81%
Historical Sharpe (10Y) 0.1985
Historical Sortino (All) 0.1942
30-Day Rolling Volatility 9.63%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 3.85%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 14.20%

EWJ Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (12-15-17) 1.56%
SEC Yield (12-31-15) 1.33%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 16.10
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 0.9443
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.409
Weighted Median ROE 11.05%
Weighted Median ROA 4.93%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 2.06%
Forecasted PE Ratio 14.58
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 0.9842
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.590
Number of Holdings 326
As of Dec. 13, 2017

EWJ Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 10.66%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 2.80%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 8.88%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 3.94%
Forecasted Revenue Growth -0.16%
As of Dec. 13, 2017

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EWJ Attributes

Key Dates
Inception Date 3/12/1996
Termination Date
Last Annual Report Date 8/31/2017
Last Prospectus Date 12/30/2016
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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