iShares MSCI Japan (EWJ)

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11.72 -0.01  -0.13% NYSE Arca May 26, 16:59 Delayed 2m USD
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EWJ Key Stats

Expense Ratio (12-31-15) 0.48%
Assets Under Management (5-26-16) 15.07B
30-Day Average Volume (5-25-16) 39.18M
Net Asset Value (5-26-16) 11.67
Discount or Premium to NAV (5-26-16) 0.51%
Turnover Ratio (8-31-15) 2.00%
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EWJ Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 1.25% 1.29% 0.04%
Stock 98.75% 98.75% 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 May 25, 2016

EWJ Net Fund Flows

1M -1.291B
3M -3.303B
6M -2.711B
YTD -2.693B
1Y -290.15M
3Y 6.310B
5Y 8.694B
10Y 4.642B
As of April 30, 2016

EWJ Net Share Class Flows

1M -1.291B
3M -3.303B
6M -2.711B
YTD -2.693B
1Y -290.15M
3Y 6.310B
5Y 8.694B
10Y 4.642B
As of April 30, 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 May 24, 2016
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWJ Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 6.32%
Communication Services 6.44%
Consumer Cyclical 19.14%
Consumer Defensive 8.13%
Energy 1.58%
Financial Services 12.62%
Healthcare 8.01%
Industrials 18.06%
Real Estate 5.51%
Technology 11.93%
Utilities 2.27%
As of May 25, 2016

EWJ Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 50.90%
Large 38.94%
Medium 8.91%
Small 0.00%
Micro 0.00%
As of May 25, 2016
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EWJ Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
TOYOF Toyota Motor Corp 4.99% 51.02 +1.02%
MBFJF Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 2.26% 4.605 +0.00%
SFTBF SoftBank Group Corp 1.97% 54.88 -0.47%
KDDIF KDDI Corp 1.86% -- --
HNDAF Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.64% 27.67 +1.10%
JAPAF Japan Tobacco Inc 1.59% 39.98 +1.09%
SMFNF Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.45% 30.68 +0.43%
MZHOF Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.34% 1.46 +0.00%
SNEJF Sony Corp 1.28% 28.05 -0.36%
NTDMF NTT DOCOMO Inc 1.28% -- --
As of May 25, 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 0.04 yrs
Diane Hsiung 8.33 yrs
Greg Savage 8.33 yrs
Jennifer Hsui 3.33 yrs

EWJ Risk Info

Beta 0.705
Max Drawdown (All) 62.36%
Historical Sharpe (10Y) 0.0076
Historical Sortino (All) 0.0956
30-Day Rolling Volatility 20.72%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 3.92%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 14.35%

EWJ Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (5-26-16) 1.31%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 13.16
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 0.7293
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.166
Weighted Median ROE 9.87%
Weighted Median ROA 4.61%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 2.39%
Forecasted PE Ratio 13.16
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 0.6601
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.050
Number of Holdings 324
As of May 24, 2016

EWJ Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 9.98%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 11.37%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 14.09%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 16.15%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 6.03%
As of May 24, 2016

EWJ Performance

  Returns Total Returns
1M -3.22% -3.22%
3M 6.05% 6.05%
6M -6.38% -5.70%
1Y -11.60% -10.50%
3Y 2.94% 6.77%
5Y 17.40% 26.82%
As of May 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 12/31/2015
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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