NYSEARCA:EWC - iShares MSCI Canada Index Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$28.76 -0.21 (-0.72 %)
(As of 05/25/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$28.97
Today's Range$28.65 - $28.86
52-Week Range$25.92 - $30.60
Volume1.16 million shs
Average Volume3.57 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.87 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.02%
BetaN/A

About iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC)

iShares MSCI Canada ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). 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 Canadian market, as measured by the MSCI Canada Index (the Index). The Index seeks to measure the performance of the Canadian equity market. It is a capitalization-weighted index that aims to capture 85% of the (publicly available) total market capitalization. The Fund invests in sectors, such as financials, energy, materials, industrials, telecommunication services, consumer discretionary, consumer staples, utilities, information technology and healthcare. BlackRock Fund Advisors (BFA) serves as the investment adviser to the Fund.

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Basic Details

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

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI Canada NR USD
CategoryBroad Equity
FocusBroad Equity
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionNorth America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$2.66 billion
Average Daily Volume$2.83 million
Discount/Premium0.39%

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 MakerVirtu Financial

Geographic Exposure of iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC)
Currency Exposure of iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC)
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Industry Exposure of iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC)

iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares MSCI Canada Index's stock symbol?

iShares MSCI Canada Index trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "EWC."

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

iShares MSCI Canada Index announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 19th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.3687 per share on Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a yield of 2.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 19th. This is a positive change from iShares MSCI Canada Index's previous semiannual dividend of $0.22. View iShares MSCI Canada Index's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting iShares MSCI Canada Index?

iShares MSCI Canada Index saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,484,757 shares, an increase of 73.8% from the April 30th total of 3,155,245 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,464,074 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days.

Who are iShares MSCI Canada Index's key executives?

iShares MSCI Canada Index's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Lee T. Kranefuss, Chairman of the Board, President, Trustee of iShares Trust. (Age 54)
  • Michael Arthur Latham, Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary (Age 51)
  • Cecilia H. Herbert, Trustee (Age 68)
  • Charles A. Hurty, Trustee of iShares Trust (Age 73)
  • John E. Kerrigan, Trustee of iShares Trust (Age 61)
  • Richard K. Lyons, Trustee of iShares Trust (Age 52)
  • John E. Martinez, Trustee of iShares Trust (Age 56)

Has iShares MSCI Canada Index been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about EWC stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. iShares MSCI Canada Index earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 46.34 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are iShares MSCI Canada Index's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI Canada Index's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (7.92%), BlackRock Inc. (7.81%), Assetmark Inc. (2.07%), Citigroup Inc. (1.95%), Asset Management One Co. Ltd. (1.68%) and United Capital Financial Advisers LLC (1.12%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for iShares MSCI Canada Index.

Which institutional investors are selling iShares MSCI Canada Index stock?

EWC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Jane Street Group LLC, Employees Retirement System of Texas, Citigroup Inc. and FIL Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI Canada Index.

Which institutional investors are buying iShares MSCI Canada Index stock?

EWC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Allied Advisory Services Inc., Assetmark Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc., Wealthcare Advisory Partners LLC and UBS Group AG. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI Canada Index.

How do I buy shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index?

Shares of EWC 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 Canada Index's stock price today?

One share of EWC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.76.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Canada Index?

iShares MSCI Canada Index has a market capitalization of $2.87 billion.

How can I contact iShares MSCI Canada Index?

iShares MSCI Canada Index'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 Canada Index (EWC)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  44 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  51 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  95
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about iShares MSCI Canada Index and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EWC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EWC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

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Dividends

iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC) Dividend Information

iShares MSCI Canada Index pays an annual dividend of $0.58 per share, with a dividend yield of 2.02%. EWC's most recent semiannual dividend payment was Tuesday, December 26.
Most Recent Dividend:12/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.58
Dividend Yield:2.02%
Payout Ratio(s):N/A
Dividend Payments by Quarter for iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC)

iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/19/2017semiannual$0.36872.56%12/19/201712/20/201712/26/2017
6/20/2017semiannual$0.21531.65%6/20/20176/22/20176/26/2017
12/21/2016semiannual$0.26282%12/21/201612/23/201612/28/2016
6/25/2015semiannual$0.21251.54%6/25/20156/29/20157/1/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Headlines

iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA EWC) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
U.S. Auto Tariff Risk Put These ETFs and Stocks in FocusU.S. Auto Tariff Risk Put These ETFs and Stocks in Focus
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 3:54 PM
iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Sees Large Decrease in Short InterestiShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 17 at 1:10 AM
Trending: Trump's Tariff Orders on Metal Imports Leave Door Open to ExemptionsTrending: Trump's Tariff Orders on Metal Imports Leave Door Open to Exemptions
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 4:13 PM
Impact of tariffs on ETFsImpact of tariffs on ETFs
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 11:32 AM
Why President Trump Thinks Tariffs Are a Good MeasureWhy President Trump Thinks Tariffs Are a Good Measure
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 10:53 AM
Canadas Gender-Sensitive 2018 Budget, ExplainedCanada's 'Gender-Sensitive' 2018 Budget, Explained
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 10:08 AM
How to Trade Canada ETFs on Populist Budget?How to Trade Canada ETFs on Populist Budget?
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:58 AM
iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Shares Bought by Assetmark Inc.iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Shares Bought by Assetmark Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 4:44 AM
State of Tennessee Treasury Department Purchases 33,500 Shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC)State of Tennessee Treasury Department Purchases 33,500 Shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 4:27 PM
iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Holdings Lifted by Employees Retirement System of TexasiShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Holdings Lifted by Employees Retirement System of Texas
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 12:46 PM
iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Stake Increased by RDL Financial Inc.iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Stake Increased by RDL Financial Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 3:26 PM
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company  Increases Holdings in iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC)The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company Increases Holdings in iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 5:54 AM
iShares MSCI Canada ETF Experiences Big InflowiShares MSCI Canada ETF Experiences Big Inflow
www.nasdaq.com - February 15 at 3:57 PM
Short Interest in iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Grows By 54.2%Short Interest in iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Grows By 54.2%
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 15 at 1:38 AM
Teck Resources’ 4Q17 Earnings: What Analysts Are ProjectingTeck Resources’ 4Q17 Earnings: What Analysts Are Projecting
finance.yahoo.com - February 12 at 5:09 PM
Heres what hosting the Olympics means for that countrys stock marketHere's what hosting the Olympics means for that country's stock market
www.businessinsider.com - February 11 at 8:33 AM
Canada ETFs in Focus as Inflation SlowsCanada ETFs in Focus as Inflation Slows
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 8:41 AM
ETFs to Watch if U.S. Pulls Out of NAFTAETFs to Watch if U.S. Pulls Out of NAFTA
finance.yahoo.com - January 30 at 5:02 PM
Canada ETFs in Focus on Rate HikeCanada ETFs in Focus on Rate Hike
www.zacks.com - January 19 at 5:30 PM
Pulling out of NAFTA would be an 'egregiously stupid decision,' says Dennis GartmanPulling out of NAFTA would be an 'egregiously stupid decision,' says Dennis Gartman
finance.yahoo.com - January 11 at 10:09 AM
Mexico and Canada ETFs fall on report Trump will announce pullout of NaftaMexico and Canada ETFs fall on report Trump will announce pullout of Nafta
www.marketwatch.com - January 10 at 5:00 PM
Canadian dollar, stocks fall on report that Trump may pull out of NAFTA; peso dropsCanadian dollar, stocks fall on report that Trump may pull out of NAFTA; peso drops
www.cnbc.com - January 10 at 5:00 PM
Canada ETFs in Focus as GDP Growth StallsCanada ETFs in Focus as GDP Growth Stalls
finance.yahoo.com - December 27 at 7:57 PM
iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) Increases Dividend to $0.37 Per ShareiShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) Increases Dividend to $0.37 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 19 at 7:34 PM
Short Interest in iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) Rises By 37.1%Short Interest in iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) Rises By 37.1%
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 19 at 1:14 AM
Canada Holds on to Rates: ETFs in FocusCanada Holds on to Rates: ETFs in Focus
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 9:50 AM
Metals Experience Selling Pressure after Strong 2017Metals Experience Selling Pressure after Strong 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 8 at 9:50 AM
iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) Short Interest UpdateiShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 1 at 3:28 AM
ETFs Impacted by NAFTA TalksETFs Impacted by NAFTA Talks
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 7:10 PM
Fitch: Blame Politics For NAFTA BreakdownFitch: Blame Politics For NAFTA Breakdown
finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 6:38 PM
Short Interest in iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Increases By 41.4%Short Interest in iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Increases By 41.4%
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 1:34 AM

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