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iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

NYSEARCA: EWJ · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
68.42 0.56 (0.83%)
Oct 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Expense Ratio0.51%
PE Ratio16.61
Shares Out187.65M
Dividend (ttm)$0.76
Dividend Yield1.12%
Ex-Dividend DateJun 10, 2021
1-Year Return
Previous Close67.86
Day's Range68.28 - 68.71
52-Week Low57.25
52-Week High74.12
Inception DateMar 12, 1996

About EWJ

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Japan Index. The fund will at all times invest at least 80% 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 ClassEquity
IssuerBlackRock iShares
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolEWJ
Index TrackedMSCI Japan Index

Top 10 Holdings

22.60% of assets
HITACHI LTD6501.T1.43%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Jun 10, 2021$0.50486Jun 16, 2021
Dec 14, 2020$0.25827Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.44167Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$0.71599Dec 20, 2019
Jun 17, 2019$0.48729Jun 21, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$0.40547Dec 24, 2018
Full Dividend History


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