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iShares MSCI Japan ETF Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.01 (+0.02 %)
(As of 10/20/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $58.98
50-Day Range
MA: $58.84
52-Week Range
Now: $58.98
Volume3.79 million shs
Average Volume8.46 million shs
Market Capitalization$10.29 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.95%
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (the fund), formerly Ishares Msci Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund. 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 Japanese market, as measured by the MSCI Japan Index (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. 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 is reviewed quarterly. BlackRock Fund Advisors (BFA) serves as the investment advisor to the Fund.
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Basic Details

Issuer iShares
Fund NameiShares MSCI Japan ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Inception Date3/12/1996
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI Japan Index
CategoryBroad Equity
FocusBroad Equity
Development LevelDeveloped Markets

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$10.37 billion
Average Daily Volume$7.26 million

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
Lead Market MakerVirtu Financial
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iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) Frequently Asked Questions

How has iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock was trading at $49.67 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EWJ shares have increased by 18.7% and is now trading at $58.98.
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How often does iShares MSCI Japan ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF declared a semi-annual dividend on Monday, December 16th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.716 per share on Friday, December 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.5%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 16th.
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When did iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock split? How did iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock split work?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF shares reverse split on the morning of Monday, November 7th 2016. The 1-4 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 Japan ETF stock prior to the reverse split would have 25 shares after the split.

What other stocks do shareholders of iShares MSCI Japan ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other iShares MSCI Japan ETF investors own include Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Starbucks (SBUX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), NVIDIA (NVDA), Invesco QQQ Trust (QQQ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Applied Materials (AMAT) and The Walt Disney (DIS).

Who are iShares MSCI Japan ETF's key executives?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's management team includes the following people:
  • Robert H. Silver, Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 58)
  • Michael Arthur Latham, President, Director (Age 51)
  • Jack Gee, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer (Age 57)
  • Scott F. Radell, Executive Vice President (Age 48)
  • Amy Schioldager, Executive Vice President (Age 56)
  • Edward B. Baer, Vice President, Chief Legal Officer (Age 45)
  • Ira P. Shapiro, Vice President (Age 52)
  • Eilleen M. Clavere, Secretary (Age 61)
  • Robert S. Kapito, Director (Age 59)
  • Cecilia H. Herbert, Independent Director (Age 68)

What is iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock symbol?

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

Who are iShares MSCI Japan ETF's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include 3EDGE Asset Management LP (1.74%), Money Design Co. Ltd. (0.69%), Hexavest Inc. (0.12%), 6 Meridian (0.11%), Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.10%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.07%).

Which institutional investors are selling iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

EWJ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Simplex Trading LLC, 6 Meridian, Flagship Harbor Advisors LLC, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., ELM Advisors LLC, and Archetype Wealth Partners LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

EWJ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 3EDGE Asset Management LP, Money Design Co. Ltd., EisnerAmper Wealth Management Corporate Benefits LLC, Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, Viewpoint Investment Partners Corp, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Boston Trust Walden Corp, and Lake Street Financial LLC.

How do I buy shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

Shares of EWJ 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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock price today?

One share of EWJ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.98.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a market capitalization of $10.29 billion.

What is iShares MSCI Japan ETF's official website?

The official website for iShares MSCI Japan ETF is www.ishares.com.

How can I contact iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's mailing address is Suite 1405, 525 Washington Boulevard, JERSEY CITY, 94105, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-617-9377270.

This page was last updated on 10/21/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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