NYSEARCA:EWJ - iShares MSCI Japan ETF Stock Price, Price Target & More

$60.78 -0.26 (-0.43 %)
(As of 04/19/2018 11:43 AM ET)
Previous Close$61.04
Today's Range$60.71 - $60.88
52-Week Range$51.17 - $64.71
Volume953,393 shs
Average Volume11.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.19 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.24%
BetaN/A

About iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

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 Blackrock
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 NR USD
CategoryBroad Equity
FocusBroad Equity
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionAsia-Pacific

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$21.35 billion
Average Daily Volume$10.07 million
Discount/Premium0.80%

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 declared a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.3994 per share on Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 19th. This is a positive change from iShares MSCI Japan ETF's previous semiannual dividend of $0.35. 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?

Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF 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.

Are investors shorting iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF saw a increase in short interest in March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 14,602,228 shares, an increase of 28.1% from the March 15th total of 11,401,862 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 12,228,637 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.2 days.

Who are some of iShares MSCI Japan ETF's key competitors?

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)

Has iShares MSCI Japan ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about EWJ stock have trended somewhat negative on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. iShares MSCI Japan ETF earned a news impact score of -0.03 on Accern's scale. They also gave press coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 46.31 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

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, Scottrade, 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 $60.78.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a market capitalization of $22.19 billion.

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 (EWJ)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  49 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  43 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  92
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.

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Earnings

Dividends

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) Dividend Information

iShares MSCI Japan ETF pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.23%. EWJ's most recent semiannual dividend payment was Tuesday, December 26.
Most Recent Dividend:12/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.75
Dividend Yield:1.23%
Payout Ratio:N/A
Dividend Payments by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/19/2017semiannual$0.39941.34%12/19/201712/20/201712/26/2017
6/20/2017semiannual$0.34831.29%6/20/20176/22/20176/26/2017
12/21/2016semiannual$0.58352.35%12/21/201612/23/201612/28/2016
6/22/2016semiannual$0.09181.59%6/22/20166/24/20166/28/2016
12/21/2015semiannual$0.08771.46%12/21/201512/23/201512/28/2015
6/25/2015semiannual$0.06571.01%6/25/20156/29/20157/1/2015
12/17/2014semiannual$0.06631.18%12/17/201412/19/201412/24/2014
6/25/2014semiannual$0.08251.37%6/25/20146/27/20147/2/2014
12/18/2013semiannual$0.08771.48%12/18/201312/20/201312/30/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Headlines

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA EWJ) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
How is the Current Trade Scenario Impacting Asia ETFs?How is the Current Trade Scenario Impacting Asia ETFs?
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 9:13 AM
Asian Markets Are Weak, Trade War Concerns ResurfaceAsian Markets Are Weak, Trade War Concerns Resurface
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 9:38 AM
How Japan’s Services PMI Trended in March 2018How Japan’s Services PMI Trended in March 2018
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 4:34 PM
Asian Markets Are Weak amid US-Led Attack on SyriaAsian Markets Are Weak amid US-Led Attack on Syria
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 9:09 AM
iShares MSCI Japan (EWJ) Short Interest Up 28.1% in MarchiShares MSCI Japan (EWJ) Short Interest Up 28.1% in March
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 1:58 AM
What’s Affecting Japan’s Manufacturing PMI?What’s Affecting Japan’s Manufacturing PMI?
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 4:37 PM
Asian Markets Pulled Back amid Rising Middle East TensionAsian Markets Pulled Back amid Rising Middle East Tension
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 10:06 AM
Asian Markets Are Strong amid Decreased Trade War ConcernsAsian Markets Are Strong amid Decreased Trade War Concerns
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 9:40 AM
Asian Markets Started This Week on a Stronger NoteAsian Markets Started This Week on a Stronger Note
finance.yahoo.com - April 9 at 9:29 AM
Asian Markets Are Mixed Due to Fresh Trade War ConcernsAsian Markets Are Mixed Due to Fresh Trade War Concerns
finance.yahoo.com - April 6 at 9:39 AM
BoJ Mulling Over a Stimulus Exit: ETFs in FocusBoJ Mulling Over a Stimulus Exit: ETFs in Focus
www.zacks.com - April 4 at 4:52 PM
Asian Markets Are Mixed, Hong Kong’s Market Is ClosedAsian Markets Are Mixed, Hong Kong’s Market Is Closed
finance.yahoo.com - April 2 at 9:45 AM
Short Interest in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Declines By 19.6%Short Interest in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Declines By 19.6%
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 1:44 AM
Asian Markets Regained Stability on March 29Asian Markets Regained Stability on March 29
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 9:38 AM
Most Asian stocks edge up as the dollar pares some gains; Takeda falls 7.5%Most Asian stocks edge up as the dollar pares some gains; Takeda falls 7.5%
finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 9:38 AM
3 Japan ETFs Look Like Bargain Picks3 Japan ETFs Look Like Bargain Picks
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:31 PM
What's in Store for Japan ETFs as Inflation Picks up?What's in Store for Japan ETFs as Inflation Picks up?
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 9:40 AM
Giant Japan ETF Attracts Billion Dollar FlowsGiant Japan ETF Attracts Billion Dollar Flows
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 10:21 AM
Asian Markets Recover from an Early DeclineAsian Markets Recover from an Early Decline
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 9:29 AM
Asian Markets Are Weak amid Increased Trade War ConcernsAsian Markets Are Weak amid Increased Trade War Concerns
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 9:33 AM
How Did Japan’s Services PMI Trend in February 2018?How Did Japan’s Services PMI Trend in February 2018?
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 5:06 PM
How Intel Plans to Boost Adoption of Its 5G TechnologyHow Intel Plans to Boost Adoption of Its 5G Technology
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 5:06 PM
Stocks in Asia close mixed as trade concerns remain in focusStocks in Asia close mixed as trade concerns remain in focus
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 9:09 AM
Stocks in Asia decline after Tillerson ouster and amid trade concernsStocks in Asia decline after Tillerson ouster and amid trade concerns
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 10:14 AM
Insight into Japan Manufacturing PMI in February 2018Insight into Japan Manufacturing PMI in February 2018
finance.yahoo.com - March 12 at 11:20 AM
Japan ETFs to Buy as GDP Growth Revised UpwardJapan ETFs to Buy as GDP Growth Revised Upward
finance.yahoo.com - March 9 at 9:47 AM
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Holdings Raised by MML Investors Services LLCiShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Holdings Raised by MML Investors Services LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 1:26 PM
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Position Raised by Lazard Asset Management LLCiShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Position Raised by Lazard Asset Management LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 12:17 PM
New Vernon Capital Holdings II LLC Reduces Stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)New Vernon Capital Holdings II LLC Reduces Stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 9:07 AM
Merit Financial Group LLC Takes Position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)Merit Financial Group LLC Takes Position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 9:07 AM
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Shares Bought by Israel Discount Bank of New YorkiShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Shares Bought by Israel Discount Bank of New York
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 8:00 AM
Sun Life Financial INC Has $5 Million Holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)Sun Life Financial INC Has $5 Million Holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 2:54 PM
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Shares Bought by Haverford Trust Co.iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Shares Bought by Haverford Trust Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 3:20 PM
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Shares Bought by King Luther Capital Management CorpiShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Shares Bought by King Luther Capital Management Corp
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 12:48 PM
W. E. Donoghue & Co. LLC Invests $21.16 Million in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)W. E. Donoghue & Co. LLC Invests $21.16 Million in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 9:38 PM
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Holdings Raised by Harwood Advisory Group LLCiShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Holdings Raised by Harwood Advisory Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 1:51 PM
Brown Advisory Inc. Raises Holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)Brown Advisory Inc. Raises Holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 5:10 AM
Venturi Wealth Management LLC Takes Position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)Venturi Wealth Management LLC Takes Position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 6:59 PM
Will the US Government Be Able to Borrow Effortlessly?Will the US Government Be Able to Borrow Effortlessly?
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 4:58 PM
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Position Raised by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Position Raised by UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 5:37 PM
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Shares Bought by Schroder Investment Management GroupiShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Shares Bought by Schroder Investment Management Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 9:34 AM
Uber’s 4Q17 Revenues Rose 12% from 3Q17Uber’s 4Q17 Revenues Rose 12% from 3Q17
finance.yahoo.com - February 27 at 5:11 PM
Arrow Investment Advisors LLC Acquires New Stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)Arrow Investment Advisors LLC Acquires New Stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 4:26 AM
Japan ETFs Lure InvestorsJapan ETFs Lure Investors
finance.yahoo.com - February 26 at 5:05 PM
Manifold Fund Advisors LLC Acquires Shares of 167,062 iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)Manifold Fund Advisors LLC Acquires Shares of 167,062 iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 4:34 PM
LVW Advisors LLC Takes Position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)LVW Advisors LLC Takes Position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 3:34 PM
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Position Reduced by Pinebridge Investments L.P.iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Position Reduced by Pinebridge Investments L.P.
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 11:52 AM
Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. Buys 37,509 Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. Buys 37,509 Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 7:54 AM
Toronto Dominion Bank Buys 2,145 Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)Toronto Dominion Bank Buys 2,145 Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 5:52 AM
How the Japan Services PMI Trended in January 2018How the Japan Services PMI Trended in January 2018
finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 4:43 PM

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