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

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$67.12 -1.25 (-1.83 %)
(As of 06/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$68.00
Today's Range$67.05 - $68.00
52-Week Range$65.76 - $79.07
Volume289,092 shs
Average Volume3.17 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.36 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.13%
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 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

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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 declared a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be given a dividend of $2.1762 per share on Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.97%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 19th. This is an increase 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?

Press coverage about EWY stock has trended somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund earned a coverage optimism score of 0.06 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 45.88 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders 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 bought 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 $67.12.

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:  62 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  42 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  104
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.
This page was last updated on 6/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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