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

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$63.80 +0.39 (+0.62 %)
(As of 02/19/2019 02:34 PM ET)
Previous Close$63.41
Today's Range$63.11 - $63.84
52-Week Range$56.34 - $76.80
Volume136,133 shs
Average Volume3.41 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.08 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.25%
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$3.64 billion
Average Daily Volume$3.38 million
Discount/Premium-0.89%

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 declared a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.7899 per share on Monday, December 24th. This represents a 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?

News headlines about EWY stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. iShares MSCI South Korea ETF earned a daily sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

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

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Legal & General Group Plc (3.34%), BlackRock Inc. (3.28%), Altshuler Shaham Ltd (2.59%), USS Investment Management Ltd (2.73%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (1.28%) and AGF Investments Inc. (1.16%).

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 Bessemer Group Inc., Mirae Asset Global Investments Co. Ltd., Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, Bank of America Corp DE, Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG, Fis Group Inc., Globeflex Capital L P and Brinker Capital Inc..

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 Legal & General Group Plc, Altshuler Shaham Ltd, BlackRock Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, SG Americas Securities LLC, AGF Investments Inc., USS Investment Management Ltd and OLD Mission Capital LLC.

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 $63.80.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI South Korea ETF?

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF has a market capitalization of $5.08 billion.


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

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  106 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  87 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  193
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 2/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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