iShares MSCI Japan ETF Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

$58.69 -0.29 (-0.49 %)
(As of 11/17/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$58.69
Today's Range$58.68 - $58.85
52-Week Range$48.79 - $60.15
Volume2.64 million shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market Capitalization$18.17 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.59%
BetaN/A

About iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

iShares MSCI Japan ETF logoiShares 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.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: Investment Trusts
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Investment Trusts
  • Symbol: NYSEARCA:EWJ
  • Previous Symbol: NYSE:EWJ
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.ishares.com
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.93
  • Dividend Yield: 1.6%
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: $0.34
  • Net Margins: -232.58%
  • Return on Equity: -4.20%
  • Return on Assets: -4.16%
Misc:
  • Outstanding Shares: 289,200,000
 

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

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 Tuesday, June 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.3483 per share on Monday, June 26th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 20th. 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's stock reverse split 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 closing bell 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 decrease in short interest in October. As of October 13th, there was short interest totalling 7,773,243 shares, a decrease of 42.3% from the September 29th total of 13,472,543 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,018,132 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.3 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 53)
  • 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 owns iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (8.20%), AGF Investments Inc. (0.80%), Bessemer Group Inc. (0.00%), SG Americas Securities LLC (0.33%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.33%) and World Asset Management Inc (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for iShares MSCI Japan ETF.

Who sold iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock? Who is selling iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc., Comerica Bank, Banque Pictet & Cie SA, Barings LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, XL Group Investments Ltd and Fis Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI Japan ETF.

Who bought iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock? Who is buying iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AGF Investments Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, Madison Investment Holdings Inc., World Asset Management Inc, Financial Partners Capital Management LLC, CKW Financial Group and Sun Life Financial INC. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI Japan ETF.

How do I buy iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF 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 iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.69.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a market capitalization of $18.17 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 (NYSEARCA EWJ)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  34 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  30 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  64
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Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

Most Recent Dividend:6/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.93
Dividend Yield:1.58%
Payout Ratio:273.53% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

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

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/20/2017semiannual$0.351.29%6/20/20176/22/20176/26/2017
12/21/2016semiannual$0.582.35%12/21/201612/23/201612/28/2016
6/22/2016semiannual$0.091.59%6/22/20166/24/20166/28/2016
12/21/2015semiannual$0.091.46%12/21/201512/23/201512/28/2015
6/25/2015semiannual$0.071.01%6/25/20156/29/20157/1/2015
12/17/2014semiannual$0.071.18%12/17/201412/19/201412/24/2014
6/25/2014semiannual$0.081.37%6/25/20146/27/20147/2/2014
12/18/2013semiannual$0.091.48%12/18/201312/20/201312/30/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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This page was last updated on 11/18/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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