iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index Company Profile (NYSE:EWU)

About iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU)

iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index logoiShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom Index (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the London Stock Exchange. Components primarily include consumer staples, energy and financial companies. The Fund will invest at least 90% of its assets in the securities of its Index and in depositary receipts (DRs) representing securities in its Index. BlackRock Fund Advisors is the Fund's investment adviser.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Exchange Traded Fund
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:EWU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $31.82
  • 52 Week Range: $27.60 - $34.92
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.37 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU)

What is iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index's stock symbol?

iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EWU."

How often does iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index?

iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index declared a semiannual dividend on Wednesday, December 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.4219 per share on Wednesday, December 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.77%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 21st. This is a boost from iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index's previous semiannual dividend of $0.35. View iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index's Dividend History.

When did iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index's stock split? How did iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index's stock split work?

iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index's stock reverse split before market open on Monday, November 7th 2016. The 1-2 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 United Kingdom Index stock prior to the reverse split would have 50 shares after the split.

Are investors shorting iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index?

iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index saw a drop in short interest during the month of April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,108,052 shares, a drop of 35.9% from the March 31st total of 1,728,075 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,036,366 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.5 days.

Who are some of iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index's key competitors?

How do I buy iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index stock?

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

How much does a share of iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index stock cost?

One share of iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.77.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU)
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Earnings

Earnings History for iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU)
Most Recent Dividend:12/28/2016
Annual Dividend:$0.84
Dividend Yield:2.42%
Dividend Growth:6.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU)

Dividend History by Quarter for iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/21/2016semiannual$0.422.77%12/21/201612/23/201612/28/2016
6/25/2015semiannual$0.353.65%6/25/20156/29/20157/1/2015
6/25/2014semiannual$1.029.84%6/25/20146/27/20147/2/2014
12/18/2013semiannual$0.242.36%12/18/201312/20/201312/30/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU)
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This page was last updated on 5/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff