iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

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64.09 +0.26  +0.41% NYSE Arca Jan 22, 16:59 Delayed 2m USD
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EWJ Performance

  Total Return (Price) Total Return (NAV) Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV)
1M 7.08% 6.77% 5.48% 6
3M 11.97% 11.21% 10.80% 38
6M 18.86% 18.61% 18.06% 41
YTD 6.51% 6.43% 4.92% 10
1Y 28.90% 29.19% 29.78% 53
3Y 13.75% 14.07% 15.30% 54
5Y 11.63% 11.66% 14.89% 88
10Y 4.03% 3.86% 7.25% 75
As of Jan. 19, 2018. Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

EWJ Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.42% 0.42% 0.00%
Stock 99.58% 99.58% 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 Jan. 19, 2018

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 Jan. 19, 2018. Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWJ Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 7.75%
Communication Services 4.84%
Consumer Cyclical 17.80%
Consumer Defensive 7.43%
Energy 1.87%
Financial Services 12.92%
Healthcare 6.03%
Industrials 19.38%
Real Estate 4.28%
Technology 16.13%
Utilities 1.57%
As of Jan. 18, 2018

EWJ Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 54.17%
Large 38.32%
Medium 7.52%
Small 0.00
Micro 0.00
As of Jan. 18, 2018

EWJ Stock Style Exposure

Large Cap Value 30.69%
Large Cap Blend 31.88%
Large Cap Growth 30.00%
Mid Cap Value 3.25%
Mid Cap Blend 2.88%
Mid Cap Growth 1.31%
Small Cap Value 0.00
Small Cap Blend 0.00
Small Cap Growth 0.00
As of Jan. 19, 2018
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EWJ Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
TOYOF Toyota Motor Corp 4.76% -- --
MBFJF Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 2.46% -- --
SFTBF SoftBank Group Corp 1.77% -- --
SMFNF Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.65% -- --
SNEJF Sony Corp 1.63% -- --
KYCCF Keyence Corp 1.60% -- --
HNDAF Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.59% -- --
FANUF Fanuc Corp 1.40% -- --
NTDOF Nintendo Co Ltd 1.26% -- --
MZHOF Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.22% -- --
As of Jan. 19, 2018
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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 1.71 yrs
Diane Hsiung 10.01 yrs
Greg Savage 10.01 yrs
Jennifer Hsui 5.00 yrs

EWJ Net Fund Flows

1M 597.27M
3M 1.860B
6M -101.37M
YTD 662.52M
1Y 662.52M
3Y 862.38M
5Y 9.449B
10Y 7.329B
As of Dec. 31, 2017

EWJ Risk Info

Beta (5Y) 0.7389
Max Drawdown (All) 60.81%
Historical Sharpe (10Y) 0.2299
Historical Sortino (All) 0.1953
30-Day Rolling Volatility 8.69%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 3.85%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 14.20%

EWJ Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (1-22-18) 1.17%
SEC Yield (12-31-15) 1.33%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 16.43
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 0.9702
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.433
Weighted Median ROE 11.02%
Weighted Median ROA 4.94%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 2.02%
Forecasted PE Ratio 14.83
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 1.013
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.649
Number of Holdings 327
As of Jan. 19, 2018

EWJ Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 10.25%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 2.59%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 8.82%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 4.10%
Forecasted Revenue Growth -0.17%
As of Jan. 19, 2018

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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 12/29/2017
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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