NASDAQ:AAXJ - iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$76.36 -0.25 (-0.33 %)
(As of 05/25/2018 05:05 AM ET)
Previous Close$76.61
Today's Range$75.51 - $76.46
52-Week Range$66.67 - $83.52
Volume1.76 million shs
Average Volume1.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.07 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.99%
Beta0.97

About iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund (NASDAQ:AAXJ)

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (the Fund), formerly The iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, of the MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Index (the Index). The Index is a free-float adjusted market capitalization index designed to measure equity market performance of the 12 countries, such as Australia, China, Honk Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand. The Fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in securities of the Underlying Index and in depositary receipts representing securities of the Underlying Index. BlackRock Fund Advisors (BFA) serves as the investment advisor to the Fund.

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Basic Details

Issuer Blackrock
Fund NameiShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNASDAQ:AAXJ
Inception Date8/13/2008
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason
PhoneN/A

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI AC Asia Ex Japan NR USD
CategoryBroad Equity
FocusBroad Equity
Development LevelBlended Development
RegionAsia-Pacific

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$4.91 billion
Average Daily Volume$858,172.00
Discount/Premium-0.59%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.69%
Other Expenses0.00%
Total Expenses0.69%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.69%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

AdministratorState Street Bank and Trust Company
AdvisorBlackRock Fund Advisors
CustodianState Street Bank and Trust Company
DistributorBlackRock Investments, LLC
Transfer AgentState Street Bank and Trust Company
Trustee
Lead Market MakerVirtu Financial

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iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund (NASDAQ:AAXJ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund's stock symbol?

iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AAXJ."

How often does iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund?

iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 19th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be given a dividend of $1.2338 per share on Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a yield of 3.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 19th. This is an increase from iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund's previous semiannual dividend of $0.29. View iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund's Dividend History.

Has iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about AAXJ stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 46.62 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Psagot Investment House Ltd. (2.59%), Flow Traders U.S. LLC (0.31%), SG Americas Securities LLC (0.20%), Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. (0.06%), United Capital Financial Advisers LLC (0.05%) and Harvest Fund Management Co. Ltd (0.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund.

Which major investors are selling iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund stock?

AAXJ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Psagot Investment House Ltd., Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd., Keel Point LLC, Marvin & Palmer Associates Inc. and Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund.

Which major investors are buying iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund stock?

AAXJ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Flow Traders U.S. LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, IHT Wealth Management LLC, Harvest Fund Management Co. Ltd, Essex Financial Services Inc. and Wedbush Securities Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund.

How do I buy shares of iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund?

Shares of AAXJ can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund's stock price today?

One share of AAXJ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $76.36.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund?

iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund has a market capitalization of $5.07 billion.


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund (AAXJ)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  54 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  54 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  108
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AAXJ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AAXJ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund (NASDAQ:AAXJ) Price Target and Consensus Rating

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iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund (NASDAQ:AAXJ) Consensus Price Target History

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Dividends

iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund (NASDAQ:AAXJ) Dividend Information

iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.99%. AAXJ's most recent semiannual dividend payment was Tuesday, December 26.
Most Recent Dividend:12/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.52
Dividend Yield:1.99%
Payout Ratio(s):N/A
Dividend Payments by Quarter for iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund (NASDAQ:AAXJ)

iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund (NASDAQ:AAXJ) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/19/2017semiannual$1.23383.31%12/19/201712/20/201712/26/2017
6/20/2017semiannual$0.28660.85%6/20/20176/22/20176/26/2017
12/21/2016semiannual$0.63812.34%12/21/201612/23/201612/28/2016
6/25/2015semiannual$0.40541.26%6/25/20156/29/20157/1/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

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iShares MSCI Asia ex Japan Index Fund (NASDAQ AAXJ) News Headlines

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iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Sees Significant Growth in Short InterestiShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 2:27 AM
iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Shares Sold by Schroder Investment Management GroupiShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Shares Sold by Schroder Investment Management Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 9:49 AM
New Vernon Capital Holdings II LLC Sells 16,452 Shares of iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ)New Vernon Capital Holdings II LLC Sells 16,452 Shares of iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 9:04 AM
iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Shares Sold by FundX Investment Group LLCiShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Shares Sold by FundX Investment Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 3:54 PM
iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Shares Bought by Risk Paradigm Group LLCiShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Shares Bought by Risk Paradigm Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 2:49 PM
Flow Traders U.S. LLC Takes Position in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ)Flow Traders U.S. LLC Takes Position in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 2:45 PM
iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Stake Increased by Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLCiShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Stake Increased by Polaris Greystone Financial Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 4:10 PM
iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Shares Bought by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Shares Bought by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 8:34 AM
Commerce Bank Acquires 935 Shares of iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ)Commerce Bank Acquires 935 Shares of iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 12:32 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:38 AM
CLS Investments LLC Boosts Holdings in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ)CLS Investments LLC Boosts Holdings in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 1:47 PM
iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Holdings Boosted by Brown Advisory Inc.iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Holdings Boosted by Brown Advisory Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 4:56 AM
Short Interest in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Declines By 40.2%Short Interest in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Declines By 40.2%
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 12 at 4:32 AM
Short Interest in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Declines By 42.9%Short Interest in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Declines By 42.9%
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 15 at 4:40 AM
iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Sees Large Growth in Short InterestiShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 31 at 5:04 AM
iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Raises Dividend to $1.23 Per ShareiShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Raises Dividend to $1.23 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 19 at 9:38 PM
Short Interest in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Decreases By 28.4%Short Interest in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Decreases By 28.4%
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 30 at 3:02 AM
iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Short Interest UpdateiShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 2:38 AM
Short Interest in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Drops By 45.4%Short Interest in iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (AAXJ) Drops By 45.4%
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 7:15 AM
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