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

$58.03
+0.59 (+1.03 %)
(As of 09/15/2019 10:49 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$57.70
Now: $58.03
$58.11
50-Day Range
$51.26
MA: $53.66
$57.92
52-Week Range
$50.72
Now: $58.03
$68.86
Volume3.43 million shs
Average Volume3.70 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.19 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.40%
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.

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$4.08 billion
Average Daily Volume$3.31 million
Discount/Premium1.45%

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. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 19th will be given a dividend of $0.7899 per share on Monday, December 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.7%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 stories about EWY stock have trended somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. iShares MSCI South Korea ETF earned a news impact score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for iShares MSCI South Korea ETF.

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), Netflix (NFLX), Paypal (PYPL), Align Technology (ALGN), American Express (AXP), salesforce.com (CRM), Visa (V), Adobe (ADBE), Booking (BKNG) and Lam Research (LRCX).

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

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Prudential PLC (10.95%), Altshuler Shaham Ltd (4.94%), USS Investment Management Ltd (2.71%), BlackRock Inc. (2.11%), Provida Pension Fund Administrator (1.94%) and SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda (1.27%).

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 Pinebridge Investments L.P., Assetmark Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Morgan Stanley, AGF Investments Inc. and SG Americas Securities 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 Prudential PLC, Provida Pension Fund Administrator, SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda, Mivtachim The Workers Social Insurance Fund Ltd. Under Special Management, Altshuler Shaham Ltd, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board and Royal Bank of Canada.

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, Robinhood, 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 $58.03.

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

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF has a market capitalization of $4.19 billion. View Additional Information About iShares MSCI South Korea ETF.


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

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  113 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  95 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  208
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 9/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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