iShares MSCI Japan (EWJ)

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52.07 +0.06  +0.12% NYSE Arca Apr 26, 20:00 Delayed 2m USD
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EWJ Key Stats

Net Asset Value 52.03
Discount or Premium to NAV 0.08%
Turnover Ratio 4.00

EWJ Performance

  Total Return Cat. Total Return (NAV) % Rank in Cat. (NAV)
1M 0.39% -0.16% 64
3M 1.60% 2.80% 68
6M 4.69% 6.20% 74
1Y 15.07% 10.08% 61
3Y 5.91% 9.06% 78
5Y 6.43% 9.59% 70
As of April 26, 2017
Returns for periods of 1 year and above are annualized.

EWJ Asset Allocation

Type % Net % Long % Short
Cash 1.04% 1.09% 0.06%
Stock 98.97% 98.97% 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 April 25, 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 April 24, 2017
Region breakdown data is calculated by using the long position holdings of the portfolio.

EWJ Stock Sector Exposure

Basic Materials 7.46%
Communication Services 5.76%
Consumer Cyclical 18.15%
Consumer Defensive 7.92%
Energy 1.65%
Financial Services 13.68%
Healthcare 6.82%
Industrials 18.03%
Real Estate 4.69%
Technology 13.77%
Utilities 2.06%
As of April 25, 2017

EWJ Stock Market Capitalization

Giant 52.87%
Large 38.63%
Medium 8.50%
Small 0.00
Micro 0.00
As of April 25, 2017

EWJ Stock Style Exposure

Large Cap Value 31.18%
Large Cap Blend 32.27%
Large Cap Growth 28.13%
Mid Cap Value 3.36%
Mid Cap Blend 2.73%
Mid Cap Growth 2.34%
Small Cap Value 0.00
Small Cap Blend 0.00
Small Cap Growth 0.00
As of April 25, 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 2.61% -- --
SFTBF SoftBank Group Corp 2.04% -- --
SMFNF Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc 1.62% -- --
KDDIF KDDI Corp 1.55% -- --
HNDAF Honda Motor Co Ltd 1.52% -- --
MZHOF Mizuho Financial Group Inc 1.42% -- --
SNEJF Sony Corp 1.34% -- --
FANUF Fanuc Corp 1.28% -- --
KYCCF Keyence Corp 1.24% -- --
As of April 25, 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 0.96 yrs
Diane Hsiung 9.25 yrs
Greg Savage 9.25 yrs
Jennifer Hsui 4.25 yrs

EWJ Net Fund Flows

1M -549.89M
3M -184.31M
6M 1.215B
YTD -184.31M
1Y -3.049B
3Y 622.96M
5Y 8.379B
10Y 3.048B
As of March 31, 2017

EWJ Risk Info

Beta (5Y) 0.7711
Max Drawdown (All) 62.18%
Historical Sharpe (10Y) 0.0878
Historical Sortino (All) 0.1418
30-Day Rolling Volatility 8.69%
Daily Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 3.88%
Monthly Value at Risk (VaR) 1% (All) 14.25%

EWJ Fundamentals

Dividend Yield TTM (4-26-17) 1.83%
SEC Yield (12-31-15) 1.33%
Weighted Average PE Ratio 15.36
Weighted Average Price to Sales Ratio 0.8665
Weighted Average Price to Book Ratio 1.321
Weighted Median ROE 9.36%
Weighted Median ROA 4.23%
Forecasted Dividend Yield 2.31%
Forecasted PE Ratio 13.96
Forecasted Price to Sales Ratio 0.8490
Forecasted Price to Book Ratio 1.344
Number of Holdings 325
As of April 25, 2017

EWJ Growth Estimates

Forecasted 5 Yr Earnings Growth 10.04%
Forecasted Book Value Growth 2.93%
Forecasted Cash Flow Growth 9.31%
Forecasted Earnings Growth 2.44%
Forecasted Revenue Growth 0.13%
As of April 25, 2017

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EWJ Attributes

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