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.
Fund NameiShares MSCI Canada ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason
BenchmarkMSCI Canada NR USD
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
Assets Under Management$2.66 billion
Average Daily Volume$2.83 million
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
Lead Market MakerVirtu Financial
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. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.3687 per share on Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 19th. This is a boost 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 volume of 3,464,074 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 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?
Media coverage about EWC stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. iShares MSCI Canada Index earned a media sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 44.34 out of 100, indicating that recent press 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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors 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 bought 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 $28.75.
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.
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