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04/17 6:05pm ET

iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA)

26.45
Data as of Apr 17
 +0.08 / +0.30%
Today’s Change
22.02
Today|||52-Week Range
28.15
+8.54%
Year-to-Date

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.

No recent news for iShares MSCI Australia ETF.

Performance

1 month+5.65% 3 years+4.21%
3 months+10.85% 5 years+17.58%
1 year+2.87% Since inception+9.52%
Data through 04/18/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$26.37
Open day’s range26.34 – 26.53
Net asset value (NAV)26.36 (04/17/2014)
Daily volume1,623,898
Average volume (3 months)1,837,922
Data as of 4:00pm ET, 04/17/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Miscellaneous region ETFs

 EWACategory
Performance 5-yr return+17.58%+17.72%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.51%0.61%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio0.860.83
Net assets$1.8B$465.6M
Average market cap$34.5B$25.6B
Average P/E17.913.3
Dividend / Share--0.44%

Competitors

GXF Global X FTSE Nordic Region ETF
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF
EWK iShares MSCI Belgium Capped ETF

Holdings

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 Australia10.93%
-- BHP Billiton Ltd10.26%
-- Westpac Banking Corp9.41%
-- Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited7.94%
-- National Australia Bank Limited7.30%
-- Wesfarmers Ltd4.12%
-- Woolworths Limited3.92%
-- CSL Limited2.97%
-- Rio Tinto Ltd2.43%
-- Woodside Petroleum Limited2.25%