NYSEARCA:EWY - iShares MSCI South Korea ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$58.41 +0.02 (+0.03 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 08:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$58.39
Today's Range$58.14 - $58.59
52-Week Range$56.34 - $79.07
Volume4.18 million shs
Average Volume3.28 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.70%
BetaN/A
iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Korea 25/50 Index (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Stock Market Division of the Korean Exchange. The Index is a free-float adjusted market capitalization weighted index with a capping methodology applied to issuer weights so that no issuer of a component exceeds 25% of the Index weight and all issuers with weight above 5% do not exceed 50% of the Index weight. It may lend securities representing up to one-third of the value of the Fund's total assets The Fund's investment advisor is BlackRock Fund Advisors.

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Basic Details

Issuer BlackRock
Fund NameiShares MSCI South Korea ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:EWY
Inception Date5/9/2000
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI Korea 25/50 NR USD
CategoryBroad Equity
FocusBroad Equity
Development LevelDeveloped Markets
RegionAsia-Pacific

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$3.36 billion
Average Daily Volume$4.88 million
Discount/Premium-1.93%

ETF Expenses

Management Fee0.62%
Other Expenses0.00%
Total Expenses0.62%
Fee Waiver0.00%
Net Expenses0.62%

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
Trustee
Lead Market MakerFlow Traders

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iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (NYSEARCA:EWY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares MSCI South Korea ETF's stock symbol?

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "EWY."

How often does iShares MSCI South Korea ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for iShares MSCI South Korea ETF?

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.7899 per share on Monday, December 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.7%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 18th. View iShares MSCI South Korea ETF's Dividend History.

Has iShares MSCI South Korea ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about EWY stock has trended neutral on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. iShares MSCI South Korea ETF earned a media sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting iShares MSCI South Korea ETF?

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 4,928,616 shares, an increase of 89.3% from the November 15th total of 2,603,041 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,865,708 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.3 days. View iShares MSCI South Korea ETF's Current Options Chain.

Who are iShares MSCI South Korea ETF's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Credit Suisse AG (2.97%), USS Investment Management Ltd (2.90%), Morgan Stanley (2.10%), BlackRock Inc. (1.75%), Bessemer Group Inc. (1.10%) and City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. (0.95%).

Which institutional investors are selling iShares MSCI South Korea ETF stock?

EWY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, FIL Ltd, Exane Derivatives, Morgan Stanley, Altfest L J & Co. Inc., Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Co, Rafferty Asset Management LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co..

Which institutional investors are buying iShares MSCI South Korea ETF stock?

EWY stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including USS Investment Management Ltd, Credit Suisse AG, BlackRock Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. and Altshuler Shaham Ltd.

How do I buy shares of iShares MSCI South Korea ETF?

Shares of EWY 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 South Korea ETF's stock price today?

One share of EWY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $58.41.


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (NYSEARCA EWY)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  102 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  84 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  186
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about iShares MSCI South Korea ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EWY will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EWY will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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