iShares MSCI Japan (EWJ)

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51.26 +0.15  +0.30% NYSE Arca Dec 9, 16:59 Delayed 2m USD
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EWJ Key Stats

Expense Ratio 0.48%
Share Class Assets Under Management 15.21B
30-Day Average Daily Volume Upgrade
Net Asset Value 50.65
Discount or Premium to NAV 1.14%
Turnover Ratio 4.00

EWJ Performance

  Total Return Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV) Cat. Total Return (Price) % Rank in Cat. (Price)
1M 2.59% -- 34 -- 67
3M 1.96% -- 61 -- 78
6M 7.30% -- 36 -- 52
1Y 2.29% -- 39 -- 31
3Y 2.49% -- 68 -- 85
5Y 7.38% -- 68 -- 83
As of Dec. 8, 2016
Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

EWJ Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 0.42% 0.48% 0.06%
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 Dec. 7, 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 Dec. 6, 2016
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWJ Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 7.26%
Communication Services 5.70%
Consumer Cyclical 18.88%
Consumer Defensive 7.49%
Energy 1.74%
Financial Services 14.25%
Healthcare 6.56%
Industrials 18.32%
Real Estate 5.02%
Technology 12.76%
Utilities 2.02%
As of Dec. 6, 2016

EWJ Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 52.16%
Large 38.81%
Medium 9.03%
Small 0.00
Micro 0.00
As of Dec. 6, 2016

EWJ Stock Style Exposure

Large Cap Value 30.36%
Large Cap Blend 31.22%
Large Cap Growth 29.46%
Mid Cap Value 3.26%
Mid Cap Blend 2.75%
Mid Cap Growth 2.94%
Small Cap Value 0.00
Small Cap Blend 0.00
Small Cap Growth 0.00
As of Dec. 6, 2016
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EWJ Top 10 Holdings

Symbol Name % Weight Price % Chg
TOYOF Toyota Motor Corp 5.38% -- --
MBFJF Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc 2.76% -- --
SFTBF SoftBank Group Corp 2.07% -- --
SMFNF Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.82% -- --
HNDAF Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.62% -- --
MZHOF Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.54% -- --
KDDIF KDDI Corp 1.54% -- --
JAPAF Japan Tobacco Inc 1.24% -- --
SNEJF Sony Corp 1.20% -- --
MSBHF Mitsubishi Corp 1.15% -- --
As of Dec. 7, 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 0.63 yrs
Diane Hsiung 8.92 yrs
Greg Savage 8.92 yrs
Jennifer Hsui 3.92 yrs

EWJ Net Fund Flows

1M 714.97M
3M 675.31M
6M -1.066B
YTD -4.801B
1Y -4.930B
3Y 1.723B
5Y 7.369B
10Y 3.000B
As of Nov. 30, 2016

EWJ Risk Info

Beta (5Y) 0.8472
Max Drawdown (All) 62.18%
Historical Sharpe (10Y) 0.1066
Historical Sortino (All) 0.1353
30-Day Rolling Volatility 11.33%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 3.89%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 14.29%

EWJ Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (12-9-16) 1.40%
SEC Yield (12-31-15) 1.33%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 15.74
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 0.8235
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.355
Weighted Median ROE 9.08%
Weighted Median ROA 4.08%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 2.36%
Forecasted PE Ratio 15.31
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 0.7292
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.142
Number of Holdings 323
As of Dec. 7, 2016

EWJ Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 9.11%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 11.50%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth -13.82%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 6.28%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 4.73%
As of Dec. 7, 2016

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EWJ Attributes

Key Dates
Inception Date 3/12/1996
Last Annual Report Date 8/31/2016
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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