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

$63.41 -0.56 (-0.88 %)
(As of 01/18/2018 12:55 PM ET)
Previous Close$63.97
Today's Range$63.71 - $64.16
52-Week Range$50.02 - $64.16
Volume10.37 million shs
Average Volume11.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.92 billion
P/E Ratio186.50
Dividend Yield1.19%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Investment Trusts
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancials
SymbolNYSEARCA:EWJ
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-617-9377270

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio186.5
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

Trailing EPS$0.34
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins-232.58%
Return on Equity-4.20%
Return on Assets-4.16%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares340,800,000

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 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 dividend yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 19th. This is an increase 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's stock 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.

Are investors shorting iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF saw a drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 29th, there was short interest totalling 5,801,802 shares, a drop of 45.0% from the December 15th total of 10,553,648 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,742,962 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.0 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)

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 OLD Second National Bank of Aurora (0.03%), Simplex Trading LLC (0.03%), Cumberland Advisors Inc. (0.02%), Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.02%), Atria Investments LLC (0.02%) and CWM LLC (0.02%). 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 CWM LLC and Charter Trust Co.. 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 Simplex Trading LLC, Pennsylvania Trust Co, Atria Investments LLC, KCS Wealth Advisory, Cottage Street Advisors LLC, OLD Second National Bank of Aurora, EisnerAmper Wealth Management Corporate Benefits LLC and Private Trust Co. NA. 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 $63.41.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a market capitalization of $20.92 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:  40 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  35 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  75
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Dividends

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) Dividend Information

Most Recent Dividend:12/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.75
Dividend Yield:1.18%
Payout Ratio:220.59% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
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$0.401.34%12/19/201712/20/201712/26/2017
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)

Headlines

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA EWJ) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Short Interest UpdateiShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 18 at 1:30 AM
Which Countries Hold the Most US Debt?Which Countries Hold the Most US Debt?
finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 4:46 PM
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Declares Dividend Increase - $0.40 Per ShareiShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Declares Dividend Increase - $0.40 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 19 at 8:10 PM
Why Japan Services PMI Didn’t Meet Expectations in NovemberWhy Japan Services PMI Didn’t Meet Expectations in November
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 10:17 AM
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www.marketwatch.com - December 7 at 5:15 PM
EWJ: ETF Outflow AlertEWJ: ETF Outflow Alert
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finance.yahoo.com - December 4 at 4:55 PM
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This page was last updated on 1/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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