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12/19 6:05pm ET

iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA)

Data as of Dec 19
 +0.28 / +1.28%
Today’s Change
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EWA Regular Dividend: EWA began trading ex-dividend on 12/17/14. A $0.6973 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 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.


1 month-9.93% 3 years+5.31%
3 months-12.14% 5 years+4.58%
1 year-2.42% Since inception+8.26%
Data through 12/19/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$21.86
Open day’s range21.93 – 22.15
Net asset value (NAV)21.49 (12/18/2014)
Daily volume2,031,918
Average volume (3 months)2,246,328
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 12/19/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Miscellaneous region ETFs

Performance 5-yr return+4.58%+5.80%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.51%0.58%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.320.36
Net assets$1.8B$396.5M
Average market cap$33.0B$24.5B
Average P/E16.413.9
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 Australia11.60%
-- Westpac Banking Corp8.97%
-- BHP Billiton Ltd8.80%
-- Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd7.80%
-- National Australia Bank Ltd6.83%
-- Wesfarmers Ltd4.12%
-- Woolworths Ltd3.47%
-- CSL Ltd3.47%
-- Woodside Petroleum Ltd2.35%
-- Rio Tinto Ltd2.28%