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

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$57.4850 +0.30 (+0.52 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$57.19
Today's Range$57.31 - $57.50
52-Week Range$54.04 - $64.71
Volume188,588 shs
Average Volume9.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.19 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.51%
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
Inception Date3/12/1996
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI Japan NR USD
CategoryBroad Equity
FocusBroad Equity
Development LevelDeveloped Markets

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$20.14 billion
Average Daily Volume$6.13 million

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
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 Wednesday, June 20th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.4604 per share on Monday, June 25th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 19th. This is a positive change from iShares MSCI Japan ETF's previous semiannual dividend of $0.40. 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 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.

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?

Press coverage about EWJ stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. iShares MSCI Japan ETF earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 46.65 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for iShares MSCI Japan ETF.

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 FMR LLC (6.83%), Morgan Stanley (6.69%), BlackRock Inc. (6.55%), Bank of America Corp DE (5.02%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.16%) and Bank of Nova Scotia (0.95%).

Which major investors are selling iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

EWJ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Nova Scotia, Morgan Stanley, AGF Investments Inc., FMR LLC, Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., Bank of America Corp DE, OLD Mission Capital LLC and Wolverine Asset Management LLC.

Which major investors are buying iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

EWJ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., First Republic Investment Management Inc., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., Choate Investment Advisors, Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc., Comerica Bank and Cornerstone Wealth Management 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, 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 $57.45.

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 (NYSEARCA EWJ)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  64 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  61 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  125
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 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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