iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

NYSEARCA: EWJ · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
55.29
-0.02 (-0.04%)
At close: Aug 8, 2022 4:00 PM
54.95
-0.34 (-0.61%)
Pre-market: Aug 9, 2022 8:47 AM EDT
-0.04%
Assets $9.96B
NAV $55.28
Expense Ratio 0.50%
PE Ratio 12.51
Shares Out 180.15M
Dividend (ttm) $1.43
Dividend Yield 2.59%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 9, 2022
1-Year Return -18.81%
Volume 4,182,877
Open 55.68
Previous Close 55.31
Day's Range 55.26 - 55.92
52-Week Low 51.56
52-Week High 74.12
Beta 0.64
Holdings 244
Inception Date Mar 12, 1996

About EWJ

The fund generally will invest at least 80% of its assets in the component securities of its underlying index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of its underlying index. The underlying index is designed to measure the performance of the large- and mid-capitalization segments of the Japanese equity market.

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

Top 10 Holdings

22.67% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP 7203.T 5.22%
SONY GROUP CORP 6758.T 3.42%
KEYENCE CORP 6861.T 2.52%
MITSUBISHI UFJ FINANCIAL GROUP INC 8306.T 1.96%
RECRUIT HOLDINGS LTD 6098.T 1.69%
TOKYO ELECTRON LTD 8035.T 1.69%
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP 9984.T 1.58%
KDDI CORP 9433.T 1.58%
NINTENDO LTD 7974.T 1.50%
SHIN ETSU CHEMICAL LTD 4063.T 1.50%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Jun 9, 2022 $0.5459 Jun 15, 2022
Dec 13, 2021 $0.88813 Dec 17, 2021
Jun 10, 2021 $0.50486 Jun 16, 2021
Dec 14, 2020 $0.25827 Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020 $0.44167 Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019 $0.71599 Dec 20, 2019
Full Dividend History

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