NYSEARCA:EWZ - iShares MSCI Brazil ETF Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$42.99 +0.84 (+1.99 %)
(As of 01/23/2019 12:51 PM ET)
Previous Close$42.15
Today's Range$42.38 - $43.03
52-Week Range$30.65 - $47.85
Volume902,146 shs
Average Volume27.28 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.78 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.55%
BetaN/A
iShares MSCI Brazil Capped Index Fund (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund, seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the Brazilian market, as measured by the MSCI Brazil Index (the Index). The Index seeks to measure the performance of the Brazilian equity market. It is a capitalization-weighted index that aims to capture 85% of the (publicly available) total market capitalization. The Fund invests in sectors, such as financials, energy, materials, consumer staples, utilities, consumer discretionary, telecommunication services, industrials, information technology and healthcare. BlackRock Fund Advisors (BFA) serves as the investment adviser to the Fund.

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Basic Details

Issuer BlackRock
Fund NameiShares MSCI Brazil ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
SymbolNYSEARCA:EWZ
Inception Date7/10/2000
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason
Phone+1-800-4742737

Fund Focus

Asset ClassEquity
BenchmarkMSCI Brazil 25/50 NR USD
CategoryBroad Equity
FocusBroad Equity
Development LevelEmerging Markets
RegionLatin America

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$8.69 billion
Average Daily Volume$25.51 million
Discount/Premium1.10%

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 MakerIMC Chicago

Geographic Exposure of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ)
Currency Exposure of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ)
Sector Exposure of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ)
Industry Exposure of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ)

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ) Frequently Asked Questions

What is iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's stock symbol?

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "EWZ."

How often does iShares MSCI Brazil ETF pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for iShares MSCI Brazil ETF?

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 18th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 19th will be given a dividend of $0.5744 per share on Monday, December 24th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 18th. This is an increase from iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's previous semiannual dividend of $0.53. View iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's Dividend History.

Has iShares MSCI Brazil ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about EWZ stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. iShares MSCI Brazil ETF earned a news impact score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the exchange traded fund a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's key executives?

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's management team includes the folowing people:
  • George G. C. Parker Ph.D., Independent Chairman of the Board (Age 78)
  • Michael Arthur Latham, President, Director (Age 51)
  • Jack Gee, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer (Age 57)
  • Amy Schioldager, Executive Vice President (Age 56)
  • Ira P. Shapiro, Vice President, Chief Legal Officer (Age 52)
  • Matt Tucker, Vice President
  • Eilleen M. Clavere, Secretary (Age 61)
  • Robert S. Kapito, Director (Age 59)
  • Cecilia H. Herbert, Independent Director (Age 68)
  • Charles A. Hurty, Independent Director (Age 73)

Who are iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. (0.85%), Simplex Trading LLC (0.08%), 6 Meridian (0.04%), CX Institutional (0.03%), NewSquare Capital LLC (0.02%) and Regent Investment Management LLC (0.01%).

Which major investors are selling iShares MSCI Brazil ETF stock?

EWZ stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 6 Meridian, IFP Advisors Inc and Private Trust Co. NA.

Which major investors are buying iShares MSCI Brazil ETF stock?

EWZ stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Simplex Trading LLC, Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., CX Institutional, NewSquare Capital LLC, Regent Investment Management LLC, James Investment Research Inc. and PFG Advisors.

How do I buy shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF?

Shares of EWZ 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 Brazil ETF's stock price today?

One share of EWZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.99.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Brazil ETF?

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF has a market capitalization of $8.78 billion.

What is iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's official website?

The official website for iShares MSCI Brazil ETF is http://www.ishares.com/.

How can I contact iShares MSCI Brazil ETF?

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's mailing address is 45 Fremont Street, San Fransisco, 94105, United States. The exchange traded fund can be reached via phone at +1-800-4742737.


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA EWZ)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  84 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  77 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  161
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about iShares MSCI Brazil ETF and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EWZ will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EWZ will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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