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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.
Fund NameiShares MSCI Japan ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason
BenchmarkMSCI Japan NR USD
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
Assets Under Management$21.35 billion
Average Daily Volume$10.07 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 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 given a dividend of $0.3994 per share on Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date 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?
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 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 during the month of April. As of April 13th, there was short interest totalling 9,982,546 shares, a decrease of 31.6% from the March 30th total of 14,602,228 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 7,883,051 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.3 days.
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 headlines about EWJ stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of 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 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 47.88 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
Who are iShares MSCI Japan ETF's major shareholders?
iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (12.48%), BlackRock Inc. (5.07%), 1607 Capital Partners LLC (1.03%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.99%), Windhaven Investment Management Inc. (0.95%) and AGF Investments Inc. (0.92%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for iShares MSCI Japan ETF.
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 BlackRock Inc., Eaton Vance Management, AGF Investments Inc., Comerica Bank, Franklin Resources Inc., W. E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH and Allianz Asset Management GmbH. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI Japan ETF.
Which institutional investors are buying iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?
EWJ stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Flow Traders U.S. LLC, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Co, Employees Retirement System of Texas, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , VCU Investment Management Co, 1607 Capital Partners LLC and Relative Value Partners Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI Japan ETF.
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 $60.70.
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.
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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 1.24%. EWJ's most recent semiannual dividend payment was Tuesday, December 26.
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iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) Dividend History by Quarter
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