NYSEARCA:EWY - iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$73.48 -0.96 (-1.29 %)
(As of 05/25/2018 01:04 AM ET)
Previous Close$74.44
Today's Range$72.42 - $74.21
52-Week Range$65.76 - $79.07
Volume4.34 million shs
Average Volume3.15 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.36 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.94%
BetaN/A

About iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWY)

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 Capped 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$4.29 billion
Average Daily Volume$2.76 million
Discount/Premium0.72%

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

Geographic Exposure of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWY)
Currency Exposure of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWY)
Sector Exposure of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWY)
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iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWY) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund's stock symbol?

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

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

iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund announced 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 of this dividend is Tuesday, December 19th. This is a boost from iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund's previous semiannual dividend of $0.65. View iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund's Dividend History.

Has iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about EWY stock have been trending positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.42 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 45.30 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (0.93%), AGF Investments Inc. (0.91%), City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. (0.40%), SG Americas Securities LLC (0.24%), Polaris Capital Management LLC (0.22%) and Motley Fool Wealth Management LLC (0.17%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund.

Which major investors are selling iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund stock?

EWY stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schroder Investment Management Group, Flow Traders U.S. LLC, Afam Capital Inc., Psagot Investment House Ltd., Main Management LLC, Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd., Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec and AGF Investments Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund.

Which major investors are buying iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund stock?

EWY stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Polaris Capital Management LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, SG Americas Securities LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd., Motley Fool Wealth Management LLC, Barometer Capital Management Inc. and Van ECK Associates Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund.

How do I buy shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund?

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 Index Fund's stock price today?

One share of EWY stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.48.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (EWY)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  52 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  36 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  88
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund 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.

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Dividends

iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWY) Dividend Information

iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund pays an annual dividend of $2.18 per share, with a dividend yield of 2.97%. EWY's most recent semiannual dividend payment was Tuesday, December 26.
Most Recent Dividend:12/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.18
Dividend Yield:2.97%
Payout Ratio(s):N/A
Dividend Payments by Quarter for iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWY)

iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWY) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/19/2017semiannual$2.17625.97%12/19/201712/20/201712/26/2017
12/21/2016semiannual$0.64542.42%12/21/201612/23/201612/28/2016
12/17/2014semiannual$0.66342.4%12/17/201412/19/201412/24/2014
12/18/2013semiannual$0.89802.85%12/18/201312/20/201312/30/2013
12/18/2012semiannual$0.36461.17%12/18/201212/20/201212/27/2012
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Headlines

iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund (NYSEARCA EWY) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Stocks sink after Trump cancels North Korea summitStocks sink after Trump cancels North Korea summit
www.msn.com - May 24 at 5:12 PM
Mark Mobius is ready to invest in North KoreaMark Mobius is ready to invest in North Korea
finance.yahoo.com - May 14 at 9:06 AM
A Post-Summit Look at South Korea ETFA Post-Summit Look at South Korea ETF
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 5:01 PM
Summit Helps, But South Korea Still Faces Regional TensionsSummit Helps, But South Korea Still Faces Regional Tensions
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 8:46 AM
Trump says location and time of meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are now being setTrump says location and time of meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are now being set
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 6:10 PM
South Korea ETF rises in premarket after report of easing tensions with North KoreaSouth Korea ETF rises in premarket after report of easing tensions with North Korea
www.marketwatch.com - April 27 at 9:03 AM
ETFs to Watch as South Korea GDP Bounces BackETFs to Watch as South Korea GDP Bounces Back
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 9:03 AM
Western Digital Remains Optimistic about NANDWestern Digital Remains Optimistic about NAND
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 9:18 AM
Country ETFs to be Impacted by Trumps Tariff PlansCountry ETFs to be Impacted by Trump's Tariff Plans
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 8:50 AM
Country ETFs to be Impacted by Trump's Tariff PlansCountry ETFs to be Impacted by Trump's Tariff Plans
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 8:50 AM
iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (EWY) Position Lifted by Flow Traders U.S. LLCiShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (EWY) Position Lifted by Flow Traders U.S. LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 2:39 PM
More Women Workers Can Help Offset Aging PopulationsMore Women Workers Can Help Offset Aging Populations
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 5:38 PM
Barometer Capital Management Inc. Takes Position in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (EWY)Barometer Capital Management Inc. Takes Position in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (EWY)
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 5:00 AM
Qualcomm’s Back in the Licensing Business with SamsungQualcomm’s Back in the Licensing Business with Samsung
finance.yahoo.com - February 12 at 9:35 AM
Will Winter Olympics Help South Korea ETFs?Will Winter Olympics Help South Korea ETFs?
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 3:58 PM
ETFs in Focus on Weak South Korea GDP GrowthETFs in Focus on Weak South Korea GDP Growth
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 9:59 AM
Notable ETF Inflow Detected - EWYNotable ETF Inflow Detected - EWY
www.nasdaq.com - January 25 at 4:00 PM
South Korea ETFs Could be Affected by Tax PlanSouth Korea ETFs Could be Affected by Tax Plan
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 3:37 PM
South Korea to Implement New Cryptocurrency RegulationsSouth Korea to Implement New Cryptocurrency Regulations
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 3:37 PM
US stocks had a good first year under Trump, but overseas markets did betterUS stocks had a good first year under Trump, but overseas markets did better
www.cnbc.com - January 22 at 4:12 PM
Inflation: The Unwanted Guest at the Party - BarronsInflation: The Unwanted Guest at the Party - Barron's
www.barrons.com - January 7 at 9:13 AM
February 2018 Options Now Available For iShares MSCI South Korea Capped Index Fund (EWY)February 2018 Options Now Available For iShares MSCI South Korea Capped Index Fund (EWY)
www.nasdaq.com - December 21 at 5:32 PM
iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (EWY) to Issue Dividend Increase - $2.18 Per ShareiShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (EWY) to Issue Dividend Increase - $2.18 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 19 at 10:11 PM
ETFs in Focus as South Korea Raises RatesETFs in Focus as South Korea Raises Rates
finance.yahoo.com - December 2 at 10:03 AM
South Korea ETF rallies after reports of North Korean missile launchSouth Korea ETF rallies after reports of North Korean missile launch
www.marketwatch.com - November 28 at 5:31 PM
Facing Nuclear Threat, How Is South Korea ETF Doing So Well? - NasdaqFacing Nuclear Threat, How Is South Korea ETF Doing So Well? - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 17 at 12:15 PM
Facing Nuclear Threat, How Is South Korea ETF Doing So Well?Facing Nuclear Threat, How Is South Korea ETF Doing So Well?
finance.yahoo.com - November 17 at 12:15 PM

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This page was last updated on 5/25/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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