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EWS - iShares MSCI Singapore ETF

Stock Price: $23.47 USD -0.40 (-1.68%)
Updated Apr 20, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $739.44M
NAV $23.93
Expense Ratio 0.51%
PE Ratio 12.53
Beta (5Y) 0.94
Dividend (ttm) $0.58
Dividend Yield 2.41%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 14, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 20
Last Price $23.47
Previous Close $23.87
Change ($) -0.40
Change (%) -1.68%
Day's Open 23.69
Day's Range 23.41 - 23.70
Day's Volume 652,918
52-Week Range 16.88 - 23.84

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Singapore 25/50 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 index is designed to measure the performance of the large- and mid-cap segments of the Singapore market. A capping methodology is applied that limits the weight of any single issuer to a maximum of 25% of the underlying index. The fund is non-diversified.

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

Top 10 Holdings

74.76% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
DBS Group Holdings LtdD05.SI19.86%
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp LtdO39.SI14.99%
United Overseas Bank LtdU11.SI11.25%
Singapore Telecommunications LtdZ74.SI4.39%
Keppel Corp LtdBN4.SI4.24%
Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust Units Real Estate Investment TrustA17U.SI4.22%
Singapore Airlines LtdC6L.SI4.20%
Wilmar International LtdF34.SI4.14%
Singapore Exchange LtdS68.SI3.90%
Singapore Technologies Engineering LtdS63.SI3.56%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 14, 2020$0.357Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.219Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$0.682Dec 20, 2019
Jun 17, 2019$0.452Jun 21, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$0.444Dec 24, 2018
Jun 19, 2018$0.4863Jun 25, 2018
Full Dividend History

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Getting single-country exposure to investment opportunities in Asia doesn't have to be relegated to just China. Singapore's better-than-expected export figures are showing improved strength in the count...

3 months ago - ETF Trends

Singapore's economy contracted 5.8 percent in 2020, better than the government's prior forecast of a decline of 6 to 6.5 percent, according to CNBC. Singapore implemented stringent lockdown measures las...

3 months ago - PYMNTS

Here we discuss whether Singapore ETF will be able to weather the coronavirus storm as the city-state sees the second wave of infections.

11 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

The coronavirus outbreak spells major trouble for these country ETFs.

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1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

Thanks to the aggravating coronavirus outbreak, Singapore is expected to see a decline in tourist arrivals, spending, consumer and business sentiments and a disturbance in the regional supply chain.

1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

Most Americans are expecting a recession by the end of 2020. All that they can see are high stock valuations, low interest rates that don’t generate enough growth, geopolitical tensions that are rising,...

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1 year ago - Benzinga

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1 year ago - Investopedia

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1 year ago - ETF Trends

Singapore will soon offer applications for digital banking licenses through the end of the year, which could shake up its current financial industry. This could put Singapore-focused ETFs on watch, such...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

The normally calm iShares MSCI Singapore ETF (NYSEArca: EWS), which tracks the MSCI Singapore Index, has been a laggard this year, rising just 2.62%. Down 10.5% from its 52-week high, the Singapore ETF ...

1 year ago - ETF Trends