iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

NYSEARCA: EWJ · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.17 (0.28%)
Sep 22, 2023, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $13.24B
Expense Ratio 0.50%
PE Ratio 12.52
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $0.55
Dividend Yield 0.90%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 7, 2023
Payout Ratio 11.24%
1-Year Return +21.01%
Volume 6,294,137
Open 61.98
Previous Close 61.63
Day's Range 61.77 - 62.17
52-Week Low 47.64
52-Week High 64.11
Beta n/a
Holdings 242
Inception Date Mar 12, 1996

About EWJ

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The iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI Japan index, a market-cap-weighted index which covers roughly 85% of the investable universe of securities traded in Japan. EWJ was launched on Mar 12, 1996 and is issued by BlackRock.

Asset Class Equity
Category Japan Stock
Region Asia-Pacific
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol EWJ
Issuer BlackRock
Index Tracked MSCI Japan

Top 10 Holdings

23.92% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
SONY GROUP CORP 6758.T 2.98%
KEYENCE CORP 6861.T 2.09%
HITACHI LTD 6501.T 1.78%
HONDA MOTOR LTD 7267.T 1.55%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
2023-06-07 $0.43064 2023-06-13
2022-12-13 $0.12428 2022-12-19
2022-06-09 $0.5459 2022-06-15
2021-12-13 $0.88813 2021-12-17
2021-06-10 $0.50486 2021-06-16
2020-12-14 $0.25827 2020-12-18
Full Dividend History


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