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

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$55.27 -0.70 (-1.25 %)
(As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$55.27
Today's Range$55.10 - $55.45
52-Week Range$55.10 - $74.56
Volume4.60 million shs
Average Volume3.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.33 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.41%
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 iShares
Fund NameiShares MSCI South Korea ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:EWY
Inception Date5/8/2000
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

Fund Focus

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

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$4.34 billion
Average Daily Volume$4.69 million
Discount/Premium-0.18%

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 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?

News headlines about EWY stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of 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 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting iShares MSCI South Korea ETF?

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,879,497 shares, an increase of 53.9% from the March 29th total of 1,870,518 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,466,629 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.8 days. View iShares MSCI South Korea ETF's Current Options Chain.

What other stocks do shareholders of iShares MSCI South Korea ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other iShares MSCI South Korea ETF investors own include Applied Materials (AMAT), American Express (AXP), salesforce.com (CRM), Visa (V), iShares China Large-Cap ETF (FXI), Lam Research (LRCX), Micron Technology (MU), Paypal (PYPL), AllianceBernstein (AB) and Abbott Laboratories (ABT).

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

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bridgewater Associates LP (4.77%), Altshuler Shaham Ltd (3.90%), Pinebridge Investments L.P. (2.90%), BlackRock Inc. (2.73%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.01%) and FMR LLC (1.90%).

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 SG Americas Securities LLC, BlackRock Inc., OLD Mission Capital LLC, FIL Ltd, RMB Capital Management LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Janus Henderson Group PLC and Envestnet Asset Management 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 Pinebridge Investments L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Assetmark Inc., Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Bridgewater Associates LP, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd. and City of London Investment Management Co. 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 $55.27.

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

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF has a market capitalization of $4.33 billion.


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

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  109 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  90 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  199
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 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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