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

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$64.63 +0.70 (+1.09 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 05:26 AM ET)
Previous Close$64.63
Today's Range$63.78 - $64.73
52-Week Range$62.89 - $79.07
Volume2.22 million shs
Average Volume3.01 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.36 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.40%
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$3.71 billion
Average Daily Volume$2.60 million
Discount/Premium-0.12%

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 19th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be given a dividend of $2.1762 per share on Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a yield of 5.97%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 19th. This is an increase from iShares MSCI South Korea ETF's previous semiannual dividend of $0.65. View iShares MSCI South Korea ETF's Dividend History.

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

Press coverage about EWY stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. iShares MSCI South Korea ETF earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 45.89 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for iShares MSCI South Korea ETF.

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 investors include FMR LLC (2.70%), Morgan Stanley (2.49%), Schroder Investment Management Group (1.56%), BlackRock Inc. (1.16%), Bessemer Group Inc. (1.12%) and AGF Investments Inc. (0.97%).

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 BlackRock Inc., Hexavest Inc., Bank of Nova Scotia, SG Americas Securities LLC, Bridgewater Associates LP, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, DRW Securities LLC and FMR LLC.

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 Schroder Investment Management Group, Tiverton Asset Management LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Exane Derivatives, City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd., Pzena Investment Management LLC, Neuburgh Advisers LLC and Maple Brown Abbott 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 $64.63.

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

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF has a market capitalization of $4.36 billion.


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

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  93 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  74 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  167
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 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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