NYSEARCA:EWA - iShares MSCI Australia ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$21.14 -0.07 (-0.33 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 08:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$21.21
Today's Range$21.10 - $21.24
52-Week Range$18.35 - $23.49
Volume5.37 million shs
Average Volume2.98 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.26 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.58%
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$1.39 billion
Average Daily Volume$2.86 million
Discount/Premium1.34%

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 ETF (NYSEARCA:EWA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares MSCI Australia ETF's stock symbol?

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

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

iShares MSCI Australia ETF declared a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.7449 per share on Monday, December 24th. This represents a yield of 7.72%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 18th. This is a boost from iShares MSCI Australia ETF's previous semiannual dividend of $0.43. View iShares MSCI Australia ETF's Dividend History.

Has iShares MSCI Australia ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about EWA stock have trended somewhat negative on Thursday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. iShares MSCI Australia ETF earned a daily sentiment score of -1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting iShares MSCI Australia ETF?

iShares MSCI Australia ETF saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 10,818,976 shares, an increase of 34.8% from the January 15th total of 8,025,360 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,816,267 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. View iShares MSCI Australia ETF's Current Options Chain.

Who are iShares MSCI Australia ETF's key executives?

iShares MSCI Australia ETF'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)

Who are iShares MSCI Australia ETF's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI Australia ETF's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include 1607 Capital Partners LLC (6.85%), TD Asset Management Inc. (3.99%), NorthCoast Asset Management LLC (2.39%), BlackRock Inc. (1.94%), Banque Pictet & Cie SA (2.05%) and Pictet North America Advisors SA (2.05%).

Which major investors are selling iShares MSCI Australia ETF stock?

EWA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, M&T Bank Corp, Pictet North America Advisors SA, Banque Pictet & Cie SA, Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., GAM Holding AG, Zacks Investment Management and 6 Meridian.

Which major investors are buying iShares MSCI Australia ETF stock?

EWA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Mackenzie Financial Corp, Motley Fool Wealth Management LLC, OLD Mission Capital LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Fis Group Inc. and Employees Retirement System of Texas.

How do I buy shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF?

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 ETF's stock price today?

One share of EWA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.14.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Australia ETF?

iShares MSCI Australia ETF has a market capitalization of $1.26 billion.

What is iShares MSCI Australia ETF's official website?

The official website for iShares MSCI Australia ETF is http://www.iShares.com.

How can I contact iShares MSCI Australia ETF?

iShares MSCI Australia ETF'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 ETF (NYSEARCA EWA)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  57 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  47 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  104
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about iShares MSCI Australia ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EWA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EWA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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