iShares MSCI Japan ETF Company Profile (NYSE:EWJ)

About iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)

iShares MSCI Japan ETF logoiShares MSCI Japan ETF (the fund), formerly Ishares Msci Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the Japanese market, as measured by the MSCI Japan Index (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile similar to the Index. The Index is reviewed quarterly. BlackRock Fund Advisors (BFA) serves as the investment advisor to the Fund.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Exchange Traded Funds
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:EWJ
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.ishares.com
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $55.78
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $53.98
  • 52 Week Range: $48.79 - $57.69
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -232.58%
  • Return on Equity: -4.20%
  • Return on Assets: -4.16%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 5.35 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)

What is iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock symbol?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EWJ."

How often does iShares MSCI Japan ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, June 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.3483 per share on Monday, June 26th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 20th. View iShares MSCI Japan ETF's Dividend History.

When did iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock split? How did iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock split work?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF shares reverse split on the morning of Monday, November 7th 2016. The 1-4 reverse split was announced on Friday, October 14th 2016. The number of shares owned by shareholders was adjusted after the market closes on Friday, November 4th 2016. An investor that had 100 shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock prior to the reverse split would have 25 shares after the split.

Are investors shorting iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF saw a increase in short interest in the month of September. As of September 29th, there was short interest totalling 13,472,543 shares, an increase of 25.1% from the September 15th total of 10,768,519 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 5,907,412 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days.

Who are some of iShares MSCI Japan ETF's key competitors?

Who are iShares MSCI Japan ETF's key executives?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert H. Silver, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Michael Arthur Latham, President, Director
  • Jack Gee, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Scott F. Radell, Executive Vice President
  • Amy Schioldager, Executive Vice President
  • Edward B. Baer, Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
  • Ira P. Shapiro, Vice President
  • Eilleen M. Clavere, Secretary
  • Robert S. Kapito, Director
  • Cecilia H. Herbert, Independent Director

Who owns iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hefty Wealth Partners (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for iShares MSCI Japan ETF.

Who bought iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock? Who is buying iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hefty Wealth Partners. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI Japan ETF.

How do I buy iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock price today?

One share of iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.39.


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE EWJ)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  30 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  27 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  57
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A
Consensus Price Target History for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)
Price Target History for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)
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Earnings

Earnings History for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)
Most Recent Dividend:6/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.70
Dividend Yield:1.22%
Dividend Growth:20.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)

Dividend History by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE EWJ)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/20/2017semiannual$0.351.29%6/20/20176/22/20176/26/2017
12/21/2016semiannual$0.582.35%12/21/201612/23/201612/28/2016
6/22/2016semiannual$0.091.59%6/22/20166/24/20166/28/2016
12/21/2015semiannual$0.091.46%12/21/201512/23/201512/28/2015
6/25/2015semiannual$0.071.01%6/25/20156/29/20157/1/2015
12/17/2014semiannual$0.071.18%12/17/201412/19/201412/24/2014
6/25/2014semiannual$0.081.37%6/25/20146/27/20147/2/2014
12/18/2013semiannual$0.091.48%12/18/201312/20/201312/30/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)
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Headlines

Headline Trends for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)
Latest Headlines for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)
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finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 12:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoElection Could Test Japan ETFs
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 7:51 PM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 1:20 AM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 3:50 AM
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feeds.benzinga.com - September 29 at 9:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTraders Buy Large Volume of iShares MSCI Japan ETF Put Options (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 1:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoStock Traders Purchase Large Volume of iShares MSCI Japan ETF Call Options (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 1:02 AM
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