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

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$33.28 -0.35 (-1.04 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$33.63
Today's Range$32.88 - $33.41
52-Week Range$30.98 - $47.85
Volume28.79 million shs
Average Volume22.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.73 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.78%
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
Inception Date7/10/2000
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason

Fund Focus

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

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management$6.76 billion
Average Daily Volume$26.40 million

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
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 declared a semiannual dividend on Wednesday, June 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.5309 per share on Monday, June 25th. This represents a yield of 3.26%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 19th. This is a positive change from iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's previous semiannual dividend of $0.05. View iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting iShares MSCI Brazil ETF?

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 26,775,409 shares, a drop of 20.0% from the July 13th total of 33,470,302 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 22,009,582 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.2 days. View iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's Current Options Chain.

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)

Has iShares MSCI Brazil ETF been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about EWZ stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. iShares MSCI Brazil ETF earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 48.16 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for iShares MSCI Brazil ETF.

Who are iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Morgan Stanley (8.29%), Bridgewater Associates LP (4.84%), SG Americas Securities LLC (1.44%), Natixis (1.07%), Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A. (0.85%) and ING Groep NV (0.90%).

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 Pinebridge Investments L.P., Verde Servicos Internacionais S.A., Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI, Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., Wells Fargo & Company MN, DRW Securities LLC, James Investment Research Inc. and AMP Capital Investors Ltd.

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 Morgan Stanley, SG Americas Securities LLC, Natixis, Nomura Holdings Inc., Bridgewater Associates LP, Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd., ING Groep NV and Bank of Nova Scotia.

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 $33.28.

How big of a company is iShares MSCI Brazil ETF?

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF has a market capitalization of $8.73 billion.

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:  70 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  63 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  133
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 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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