iShares MSCI Japan (EWJ)

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12.67 +0.14  +1.12% NYSE Arca Sep 27, 16:59 Delayed 2m USD
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EWJ Key Stats

Expense Ratio 0.48%
Share Class Assets Under Management 14.31B
30-Day Average Daily Volume Upgrade
Net Asset Value 12.60
Discount or Premium to NAV -0.56%
Turnover Ratio 2.00

EWJ Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.22% 0.24% 0.02%
Stock 99.78% 99.78% 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 Sept. 22, 2016

EWJ Net Fund Flows

1M 23.68M
3M -1.741B
6M -5.290B
YTD -5.476B
1Y -4.922B
3Y 2.897B
5Y 5.770B
10Y 2.096B
As of Aug. 31, 2016

EWJ Net Share Class Flows

1M 23.68M
3M -1.741B
6M -5.290B
YTD -5.476B
1Y -4.922B
3Y 2.897B
5Y 5.770B
10Y 2.096B
As of Aug. 31, 2016

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 Sept. 22, 2016
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWJ Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 6.60%
Communication Services 6.29%
Consumer Cyclical 19.19%
Consumer Defensive 8.26%
Energy 1.52%
Financial Services 12.95%
Healthcare 7.35%
Industrials 17.94%
Real Estate 5.00%
Technology 12.72%
Utilities 2.19%
As of Sept. 22, 2016

EWJ Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 51.30%
Large 39.26%
Medium 9.44%
Small 0.00
Micro 0.00
As of Sept. 22, 2016

EWJ Stock Style Exposure

Large Cap Value 31.10%
Large Cap Blend 30.32%
Large Cap Growth 29.21%
Mid Cap Value 3.75%
Mid Cap Blend 3.42%
Mid Cap Growth 2.19%
Small Cap Value 0.00
Small Cap Blend 0.00
Small Cap Growth 0.00
As of Sept. 22, 2016
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EWJ Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
TOYOF Toyota Motor Corp 5.34% -- --
MBFJF Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 2.30% -- --
SFTBF SoftBank Group Corp 2.07% -- --
KDDIF KDDI Corp 1.85% -- --
HNDAF Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.64% -- --
SMFNF Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.63% -- --
JAPAF Japan Tobacco Inc 1.47% -- --
MZHOF Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.44% -- --
SNEJF Sony Corp 1.36% -- --
NTDMF NTT DOCOMO Inc 1.17% -- --
As of Sept. 22, 2016
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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 0.38 yrs
Diane Hsiung 8.67 yrs
Greg Savage 8.67 yrs
Jennifer Hsui 3.67 yrs

EWJ Risk Info

Beta 0.7103
Max Drawdown (All) 62.36%
Historical Sharpe (10Y) 0.0942
Historical Sortino (All) 0.1261
30-Day Rolling Volatility 15.51%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 3.92%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 14.32%

EWJ Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (9-27-16) 1.42%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 14.44
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 0.7474
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.243
Weighted Median ROE 9.29%
Weighted Median ROA 4.34%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 2.58%
Forecasted PE Ratio 14.04
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 0.6601
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.063
Number of Holdings 323
As of Sept. 22, 2016

EWJ Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 9.85%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 9.38%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 12.98%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 8.61%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 5.84%
As of Sept. 22, 2016

EWJ Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M 2.54% 2.54%
3M 10.49% 10.49%
6M 10.40% 11.27%
1Y 7.92% 9.57%
3Y 3.47% 7.72%
5Y 33.44% 44.03%
As of Sept. 26, 2016

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EWJ Attributes

Key Dates
Inception Date 3/12/1996
Last Annual Report Date 8/31/2015
Last Prospectus Date 7/25/2016
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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