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NYSEARCA:EWJiShares MSCI Japan ETF Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.65 (+1.31 %)
(As of 04/10/2020 01:56 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $50.38
50-Day Range
MA: $50.11
52-Week Range
Now: $50.38
Volume7.02 million shs
Average Volume12.36 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.95 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.39%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 0.0 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

0.83 out of 5 stars

Basic Details

Issuer iShares
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 Index
CategoryBroad Equity
FocusBroad Equity
Development LevelDeveloped Markets

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$8.94 billion
Average Daily Volume$13.39 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

How has iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock was trading at $49.67 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EWJ shares have increased by 1.4% and is now trading at $50.38. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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 semi-annual dividend on Monday, December 16th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 17th will be given a dividend of $0.716 per share on Friday, December 20th. This represents a yield of 1.5%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 16th. 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.

Has iShares MSCI Japan ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about EWJ stock have been trending very negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. iShares MSCI Japan ETF earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutiShares MSCI Japan ETF.

What other stocks do shareholders of iShares MSCI Japan ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other iShares MSCI Japan ETF investors own include Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Starbucks (SBUX), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Visa (V), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE) and Ford Motor (F).

Who are iShares MSCI Japan ETF's key executives?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's management team includes the following 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)

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."

Who are iShares MSCI Japan ETF's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Money Design Co. Ltd. (0.54%), Hexavest Inc. (0.04%), E&G Advisors LP (0.02%), Lake Street Financial LLC (0.02%), TPG Financial Advisors LLC (0.01%) and Simon Quick Advisors LLC (0.00%).

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 Lake Street Financial LLC, E&G Advisors LP, and Legacy Bridge LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock?

EWJ stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Money Design Co. Ltd., Hexavest Inc., TPG Financial Advisors LLC, Simon Quick Advisors LLC, Foundations Investment Advisors LLC, Tsfg LLC, and Private Trust Co. NA.

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, Robinhood, 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 $50.38.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Japan ETF?

iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a market capitalization of $8.95 billion.  View additional information about iShares MSCI Japan ETF.

What is iShares MSCI Japan ETF's official website?

The official website for iShares MSCI Japan ETF is http://www.ishares.com/.

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.

This page was last updated on 4/10/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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