NYSEARCA:EWA - iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$22.07 -0.61 (-2.69 %)
(As of 06/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$22.68
Today's Range$21.91 - $22.09
52-Week Range$21.07 - $24.18
Volume2.67 million shs
Average Volume2.18 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.64 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield4.57%
BetaN/A
iShares MSCI Australia ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, of publicly traded securities in the Australian market, as represented by the MSCI Australia Index (the Index). 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 seeks to measure the performance of the Australian equity market. The Index is a capitalization-weighted index that aims to capture 85% of the (publicly available) total market capitalization. Component companies are adjusted for available float and must meet objective criteria for inclusion in the Index. The Index is reviewed quarterly. The Fund's investment advisor is BlackRock Fund Advisors.

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Basic Details

Issuer Blackrock
Fund NameiShares MSCI Australia ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:EWA
Inception Date3/12/1996
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason
Phone+1-617-9377270

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI Australia NR USD
CategoryBroad Equity
FocusBroad Equity
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionAsia-Pacific

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$1.56 billion
Average Daily Volume$2.61 million
Discount/Premium0.63%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.49%
Other Expenses0.00%
Total Expenses0.49%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.49%

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 MakerJane Street

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iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund's stock symbol?

iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "EWA."

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

iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be given a dividend of $0.5589 per share on Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a yield of 4.92%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 19th. This is a positive change from iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund's previous semiannual dividend of $0.47. View iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund's Dividend History.

Who are iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund's key executives?

iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Michael Arthur Latham, President (Age 51)
  • Geoffrey D. Flynn, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Amy Schioldager, Executive Vice President (Age 56)
  • H. Michael Williams, Executive Vice President (Age 53)
  • Patrick O'Connor, Vice President (Age 49)
  • Ira P. Shapiro, Vice President, Chief Legal Officer (Age 52)
  • Lee Sterne, Vice President (Age 50)
  • Matt Tucker, Vice President
  • Eilleen M. Clavere, Secretary (Age 61)

Has iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about EWA stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund earned a news sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 46.23 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include 1607 Capital Partners LLC (6.13%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (5.08%), UBS Group AG (3.70%), United Capital Financial Advisers LLC (2.46%), Psagot Investment House Ltd. (1.63%) and Pictet North America Advisors SA (1.57%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund.

Which institutional investors are selling iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund stock?

EWA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Envestnet Asset Management Inc., LPL Financial LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, 1607 Capital Partners LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Afam Capital Inc. and Psagot Investment House Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund.

Which institutional investors are buying iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund stock?

EWA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including M&T Bank Corp, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Flow Traders U.S. LLC, United Capital Financial Advisers LLC, UBS Group AG, Beaumont Financial Partners LLC, Main Management LLC and First Allied Advisory Services Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund.

How do I buy shares of iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund?

Shares of EWA 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 Australia Index Fund's stock price today?

One share of EWA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.07.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund?

iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund has a market capitalization of $1.64 billion.

How can I contact iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund?

iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund's mailing address is 45 Fremont Street, San Fransisco, 94105, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-617-9377270.


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund (EWA)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  46 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  36 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  82
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This page was last updated on 6/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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