iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA)

NYSEARCA: EWA · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
24.53
-0.41 (-1.64%)
Feb 3, 2023, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
-1.64%
Assets $2.04B
Expense Ratio 0.50%
PE Ratio 12.08
Shares Out 82.20M
Dividend (ttm) $1.17
Dividend Yield 4.78%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 13, 2022
Payout Ratio 60.04%
1-Year Return +6.61%
Volume 1,158,834
Open 24.62
Previous Close 24.94
Day's Range 24.48 - 24.82
52-Week Low 19.19
52-Week High 27.16
Beta 0.99
Holdings 65
Inception Date Mar 12, 1996

About EWA

The iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI Australia index, a market-cap-weighted index of Australian stocks. EWA was launched on Mar 12, 1996 and is managed by iShares.

Asset Class Equity
Category Miscellaneous Region
Region Asia-Pacific
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol EWA
Issuer Website iShares
Index Tracked MSCI Australia

Top 10 Holdings

60.64% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
BHP Group Ltd BHP.AX 14.06%
Commonwealth Bank of Australia CBA.AX 10.50%
CSL Ltd CSL.AX 8.14%
National Australia Bank Ltd NAB.AX 5.63%
Westpac Banking Corp WBC.AX 4.63%
ANZ Group Holdings Ltd ANZ.AX 4.22%
Macquarie Group Ltd MQG.AX 3.85%
Woodside Energy Group Ltd WDS.AX 3.80%
Wesfarmers Ltd WES.AX 3.16%
Rio Tinto Ltd RIO.AX 2.67%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 13, 2022 $0.43016 Dec 19, 2022
Jun 9, 2022 $0.74338 Jun 15, 2022
Dec 30, 2021 $0.21937 Jan 5, 2022
Dec 13, 2021 $0.66653 Dec 17, 2021
Jun 10, 2021 $0.37646 Jun 16, 2021
Dec 14, 2020 $0.20044 Dec 18, 2020
Full Dividend History

News

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