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EWJ - iShares MSCI Japan ETF

Stock Price: $68.37 USD 0.58 (0.86%)
Updated Apr 21, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $12.77B
NAV $68.93
Expense Ratio 0.51%
PE Ratio 19.27
Beta (5Y) 0.70
Dividend (ttm) $0.70
Dividend Yield 1.02%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 14, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 21
Last Price $68.37
Previous Close $67.79
Change ($) 0.58
Change (%) 0.86%
Day's Open 67.60
Day's Range 67.57 - 68.41
Day's Volume 7,032,126
52-Week Range 48.87 - 72.28

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Japan Index. The fund will at all times invest 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 Tokyo Stock Exchange. It will include large- and mid-capitalization companies and may change over time.

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

Top 10 Holdings

22.01% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Toyota Motor Corp7203.T3.96%
SoftBank Group Corp9984.T3.45%
Sony Group Corp6758.T3.37%
Keyence Corp6861.T2.02%
Tokyo Electron Ltd8035.T1.61%
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc8306.T1.61%
Recruit Holdings Co Ltd6098.T1.57%
Nintendo Co Ltd7974.T1.57%
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd4063.T1.48%
Nidec Corp6594.T1.37%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 14, 2020$0.258Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.442Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$0.716Dec 20, 2019
Jun 17, 2019$0.487Jun 21, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$0.405Dec 24, 2018
Jun 19, 2018$0.4604Jun 25, 2018
Full Dividend History

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