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12/22 5:54pm ET

iShares MSCI Pacific ex Japan ETF (EPP)

44.13
Real-Time Quote
 +0.355 / +0.81%
Today’s Change
42.36
Today|||52-Week Range
51.94
-5.57%
Year-to-Date
EPP Regular Dividend: EPP began trading ex-dividend on 12/17/14. A $1.1318 dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of 12/19/14.

Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of Pacific region developed market equities, excluding Japan. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Pacific ex Japan Index, which consists of stocks from the following four countries: Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Singapore. The underlying index may include large-, mid- or small-capitalization companies, and components primarily include financials, industrials and materials companies. The fund will at all times invest at least 90% of its assets in the securities of its underlying index and in DRs representing securities in its underlying index.

Performance

1 month-5.09% 3 years+9.35%
3 months-7.61% 5 years+6.21%
1 year+0.77% Since inception+11.54%
Data through 12/20/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$43.77
Open day’s range44.03 – 44.22
Net asset value (NAV)43.60 (12/19/2014)
Daily volume406,737
Average volume (3 months)810,407
Data as of 1:22pm ET, 12/22/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Pacific/asia ex-japan stk ETFs

 EPPCategory
Performance 5-yr return+6.21%+6.42%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.50%0.58%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.410.42
Net assets$2.9B$550.0M
Average market cap$27.7B$18.1B
Average P/E14.215.1
Dividend / Share--0.66%

Competitors

AAXJ iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan E...
AXJL WisdomTree Asia Pacific ex-Japan Fund
GMF SPDR┬« S&P Emerging Asia Pacific ETF

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 45.69%
Industrial materials 22.92%
Consumer service 8.60%
Business service 4.41%
Telecommunication 4.40%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Commonwealth Bank of Australia7.10%
-- Westpac Banking Corp5.49%
-- BHP Billiton Ltd5.39%
-- Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd4.71%
-- AIA Group Ltd4.44%
-- National Australia Bank Ltd4.19%
-- Wesfarmers Ltd2.53%
-- Woolworths Ltd2.13%
-- CSL Ltd2.13%
-- Hutchison Whampoa Ltd1.71%