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NYSEARCA:EWJ - iShares MSCI Japan ETF Stock Price, Forecast & News

$60.64
+0.67 (+1.12 %)
(As of 12/6/2019 03:09 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$60.51
Now: $60.64
$60.69
50-Day Range
$57.35
MA: $59.11
$60.17
52-Week Range
$48.99
Now: $60.64
$60.21
Volume219,994 shs
Average Volume7.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$14.71 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.48%
BetaN/A
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.

Basic Details

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

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI Japan Index
CategoryBroad Equity
FocusBroad Equity
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionAsia-Pacific

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$14.49 billion
Average Daily Volume$6.03 million
Discount/Premium1,936.28%

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

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iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) Frequently Asked Questions

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."

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

iShares MSCI Japan ETF announced a semiannual dividend on Monday, June 17th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 18th will be given a dividend of $0.4873 per share on Friday, June 21st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, June 17th. This is a positive change from iShares MSCI Japan ETF's previous semiannual dividend of $0.41. View iShares MSCI Japan ETF's Dividend History.

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 before market open on 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.

Has iShares MSCI Japan ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about EWJ stock have trended positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. iShares MSCI Japan ETF earned a coverage optimism score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for iShares MSCI Japan ETF.

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 Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Starbucks (SBUX), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Visa (V), Ford Motor (F), Kinder Morgan (KMI) and Schlumberger (SLB).

Who are iShares MSCI Japan ETF's key executives?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are iShares MSCI Japan ETF's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.75%), Money Design Co. Ltd. (0.31%), Comerica Bank (0.27%), Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc. (0.25%), Banco Santander S.A. (0.19%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.20%).

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 Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, OLD Second National Bank of Aurora, VCU Investment Management Co, Fis Group Inc., Water Oak Advisors LLC, Psagot Investment House Ltd. and Accuvest Global Advisors.

Which institutional investors are buying iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

EWJ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Banco Santander S.A., Fisher Asset Management LLC, Money Design Co. Ltd., Comerica Bank, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Sepio Capital LLC and Intercontinental Wealth Advisors 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 $60.64.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a market capitalization of $14.71 billion. View Additional Information About iShares MSCI Japan ETF.

What is iShares MSCI Japan ETF's official website?

The official website for iShares MSCI Japan ETF is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA EWJ)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  85 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  83 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  168
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about iShares MSCI Japan ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EWJ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EWJ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/6/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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