iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (EWU)

NYSEARCA: EWU · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
30.92
+0.19 (0.62%)
Aug 9, 2022 10:10 AM EDT - Market open
0.62%
Assets $3.71B
NAV $30.68
Expense Ratio 0.50%
PE Ratio 12.77
Shares Out 120.90M
Dividend (ttm) $1.46
Dividend Yield 4.71%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 9, 2022
1-Year Return -6.92%
Volume 181,163
Open 30.88
Previous Close 30.73
Day's Range 30.88 - 30.96
52-Week Low 28.16
52-Week High 35.09
Beta 0.83
Holdings 90
Inception Date Mar 12, 1996

About EWU

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 UK market. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset Class Equity
Sector International
Region Europe
Issuer BlackRock iShares
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol EWU
Index Tracked MSCI United Kingdom Index

Top 10 Holdings

51.15% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
ASTRAZENECA PLC AZN.L 9.03%
SHELL PLC SHEL.L 8.77%
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC HSBA.L 5.89%
UNILEVER PLC ULVR.L 5.45%
DIAGEO PLC DGE.L 4.78%
BP PLC BP.L 4.29%
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC BATS.L 3.80%
GLAXOSMITHKLINE GSK.L 3.64%
RIO TINTO PLC RIO.L 2.97%
RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC RKT.L 2.53%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Jun 9, 2022 $0.58035 Jun 15, 2022
Dec 13, 2021 $0.8757 Dec 17, 2021
Jun 10, 2021 $0.56638 Jun 16, 2021
Dec 14, 2020 $0.33192 Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020 $0.39472 Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019 $0.59877 Dec 20, 2019
Full Dividend History

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