About Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWZ)
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.
Fund NameiShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF
Tax ClassificationRegulated Investment Company
Fund ManagerDiane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason
BenchmarkMSCI Brazil 25/50 NR USD
Development LevelEmerging Markets
Assets Under Management$8.42 billion
Average Daily Volume$14.07 million
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
Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWZ) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund's stock symbol?
Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)ARCA under the ticker symbol "EWZ."
How often does Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund?
Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund announced a semiannual dividend on Thursday, December 28th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.0504 per share on Thursday, January 4th. This represents a yield of 0.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th. View Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund's Dividend History.
Are investors shorting Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund?
Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund saw a drop in short interest in March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 14,126,121 shares, a drop of 27.5% from the March 15th total of 19,480,370 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 13,483,304 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.0 days.
Who are Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund's key executives?
Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund'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 Index Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media coverage about EWZ stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund earned a news impact score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the exchange traded fund an impact score of 45.98 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
How do I buy shares of Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund?
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 Index Fund's stock price today?
One share of EWZ stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.04.
How big of a company is Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund?
Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund has a market capitalization of $8.73 billion.
How can I contact Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund?
Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund'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.
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Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWZ) Dividend Information
Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.69 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.64%. EWZ's most recent semiannual dividend payment was Thursday, January 4.
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Ishares Msci Brazil Index Fund (NYSEARCA:EWZ) Dividend History by Quarter
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