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EWA - iShares MSCI Australia ETF

Stock Price: $26.26 USD 0.03 (0.11%)
Updated Apr 16, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $1.45B
NAV $26.15
Expense Ratio 0.51%
PE Ratio 23.24
Beta (5Y) 1.00
Dividend (ttm) $0.48
Dividend Yield 1.85%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 14, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 16
Last Price $26.26
Previous Close $26.23
Change ($) 0.03
Change (%) 0.11%
Day's Open 26.17
Day's Range 26.12 - 26.26
Day's Volume 4,792,555
52-Week Range 15.03 - 26.26

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Australia Index composed of Australian equities. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in the securities of its underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities in its underlying index. The underlying index primarily consists of stocks traded on the Australian Stock Exchange. It will include large- and mid-capitalization companies and may change over time. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset Class
Equity
Sector
Asia
Region
Asia-Pacific
Inception Date
Mar 12, 1996
Exchange
NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol
EWA
Index Tracked
MSCI Australia Index

Top 10 Holdings

56.73% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Commonwealth Bank of AustraliaCBA.AX9.98%
BHP Group LtdBHP.AX8.79%
CSL LtdCSL.AX7.78%
Westpac Banking CorpWBC.AX5.83%
National Australia Bank LtdNAB.AX5.63%
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group LtdANZ.AX5.25%
Wesfarmers LtdWES.AX3.95%
Woolworths Group LtdWOW.AX3.40%
Macquarie Group LtdMQG.AX3.39%
Rio Tinto LtdRIO.AX2.74%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 14, 2020$0.20Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.284Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$0.456Dec 20, 2019
Jun 17, 2019$0.443Jun 21, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$0.745Dec 24, 2018
Jun 19, 2018$0.4317Jun 25, 2018
Full Dividend History

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