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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Investment Trusts
Trailing P/E Ratio180.970588235294
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
Return on Equity-4.20%
Return on Assets-4.16%
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 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 shares 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.
Are investors shorting iShares MSCI Japan ETF?
iShares MSCI Japan ETF saw a increase in short interest in January. As of January 12th, there was short interest totalling 11,366,961 shares, an increase of 95.9% from the December 29th total of 5,801,802 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 12,030,138 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.9 days.
Who are some of iShares MSCI Japan ETF's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to iShares MSCI Japan ETF include iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (IBB), PowerShares Fin. Preferred Port. (PGF), iShares S&P NA Tec. Semi. Idx. Fd.(ETF) (SOXX), Cannae (CNNE), Greencoat UK Wind (UKW), Compass Diversified (CODI), SPDR S&P Retail (XRT), Draper Esprit (GROW), Oakley Capital Investments (OCI), Capital Southwest (CSWC), Standard Life Equity Income Trust (SLET), International Biotechnology Trust (IBT), Saratoga Investment (SAR), Tiziana Life Sciences (TILS), CM Finance (CMFN), Gresham House (GHE), PowerShares Dynamic Sm. Cap Growth (PXSG) and Cluff Natural Resources (CLNR).
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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.79%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (1.01%), AGF Investments Inc. (1.00%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.82%), Franklin Resources Inc. (0.68%) and Eaton Vance Management (0.42%). 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 BlackRock Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Quantitative Investment Management LLC, CWM LLC, Bessemer Group Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA. 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 The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Eaton Vance Management, AGF Investments Inc., Northwestern University, First Republic Investment Management Inc., Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, TRUE Private Wealth Advisors and W. E. Donoghue & Co. LLC. 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 $61.53.
How big of a company is iShares MSCI Japan ETF?
iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a market capitalization of $22.49 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
|Most Recent Dividend:||12/26/2017|
|Payout Ratio:||220.59% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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