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11/28 6:05pm ET

iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA)

Data as of Nov 28
 -0.52 / -2.15%
Today’s Change
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Investment Objective

The investment seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of Australian equities. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Australia Index (the "underlying index"), which consists of stocks traded primarily on the Australian Stock Exchange. The underlying index may include large-, mid- or small-capitalization companies, and components primarily include consumer staples, financials and materials companies. It generally invests at least 90% of its assets in the securities of its underlying index and in depositary receipts ("DRs") representing securities in its underlying index. The fund is non-diversified.

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1 month-2.82% 3 years+10.65%
3 months-10.88% 5 years+5.05%
1 year-2.04% Since inception+8.76%
Data through 11/27/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$24.15
Open day’s range23.57 – 23.74
Net asset value (NAV)24.08 (11/26/2014)
Daily volume1,988,873
Average volume (3 months)1,854,846
Data as of 12:59pm ET, 11/28/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Miscellaneous region ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+5.05%+5.80%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.51%0.58%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.410.39
Net assets$1.9B$430.9M
Average market cap$33.5B$24.2B
Average P/E16.313.6
Dividend / Share--0.43%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Financial service 41.92%
Industrial materials 30.17%
Consumer service 9.43%
Energy 6.48%
Healthcare 3.34%
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Commonwealth Bank of Australia11.18%
-- BHP Billiton Ltd9.35%
-- Westpac Banking Corp9.27%
-- Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd7.88%
-- National Australia Bank Ltd7.06%
WFAFF Wesfarmers Ltd4.32%
-- Woolworths Ltd3.88%
-- CSL Ltd3.29%
-- Woodside Petroleum Ltd2.55%
-- Rio Tinto Ltd2.26%