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iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (EWU)

NYSEARCA: EWU · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
33.74 0.02 (0.06%)
Oct 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets$3.29B
NAV$33.72
Expense Ratio0.51%
PE Ratio19.46
Shares Out97.60M
Dividend (ttm)$0.90
Dividend Yield2.66%
Ex-Dividend DateJun 10, 2021
1-Year Return
-
Volume2,706,928
Open33.73
Previous Close33.72
Day's Range33.57 - 33.86
52-Week Low23.35
52-Week High33.96
Beta0.92
Holdings94
Inception DateMar 12, 1996

About EWU

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI United Kingdom 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 London Stock Exchange. The underlying index will include large- and mid-capitalization companies and may change over time. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset ClassEquity
SectorInternational
RegionEurope
IssuerBlackRock iShares
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolEWU
Index TrackedMSCI United Kingdom Index

Top 10 Holdings

43.79% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
ASTRAZENECA PLCAZN.L7.50%
UNILEVER PLCULVR.L5.53%
HSBC HOLDINGS PLCHSBA.L4.85%
DIAGEO PLCDGE.L4.61%
BP PLCBP.L3.94%
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLCRDSA.AS3.94%
GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLCGSK.L3.88%
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC CLASS BN/A3.59%
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLCBATS.L3.10%
RIO TINTO PLCRIO.L2.85%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Jun 10, 2021$0.56638Jun 16, 2021
Dec 14, 2020$0.33192Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.39472Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$0.59877Dec 20, 2019
Jun 17, 2019$0.81043Jun 21, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$0.63725Dec 24, 2018
Full Dividend History

News

United Kingdom ETFs Are Riding the Re-Opening Momentum

United Kingdom country-specific exchange traded funds are rallying as Britain's economy reopens and tries to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. The iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (NYSEArca: EWU) has i...

4 months ago - ETF Trends

Economic Readings Upbeat: Is It Time to Buy UK ETFs?

The British economy grew 1.3% sequentially in the final quarter of 2020, higher than the preliminary estimate of 1%.

Other symbols:EWUSFKUHEWUSPY
5 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Britain Suffers Its Worst Economic Contraction in 300 Years

United Kingdom country-specific exchange traded funds could be picking up speed after the British economy suffered its biggest slump in over three centuries. The iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (NYSEArc...

8 months ago - ETF Trends

U.K. ETFs Looking More Attractive Without the Brexit Shadow

United Kingdom country-specific exchange traded funds have been outperforming since December as international investors are mollified by developments in the post-Brexit deal with the European Union. Sin...

Other symbols:FXB
9 months ago - ETF Trends

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9 months ago - InvestorPlace

Contrarian Investors Should Consider UK Stocks

Growth prospects are improving, but the valuation is still cheap

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9 months ago - GuruFocus

U.K. ETFs Slip as Traders Take a Closer Look at Post-Brexit Deal

After the initial euphoria over the post-Brexit trade deal passed, the British pound currency and related exchange traded funds retreated Monday, ending a three-day winning streak, as traders considered...

Other symbols:FXB
9 months ago - ETF Trends

U.K. ETFs Rally as Brexit Deal Reaches the ‘Final Stages'

United Kingdom markets and country-specific exchange traded funds rallied as Britain and the European Union drew an outline for a trade deal, potentially avoiding further economic disruptions in the new...

Other symbols:FKUEWUSFXB
10 months ago - ETF Trends

U.K. ETFs Slide on Coronavirus, No-Deal Brexit Fears

United Kingdom country-related exchange traded funds plunged Monday as the ongoing deadlock over a post-Brexit trade agreement and shutdown measures to contain the spread of a mutated Covid-19 drag on m...

Other symbols:FXB
10 months ago - ETF Trends

United Kingdom ETFs Face a Tough Weekend of Brexit Talks

United Kingdom markets and country-related exchange traded funds retreated Friday ahead of a packed weekend of negotiations that could widen the divide between the U.K. and the European Union. On Friday...

Other symbols:FXB
10 months ago - ETF Trends

3 UK ETFs for Q1 2021

3 UK ETFs for Q1 2021 are EWUS, FLGB, and EWU.

Other symbols:EWUSFLGB
10 months ago - Investopedia

European Stocks Are Cheap Now: Ian Harnett

Nov.25 -- Ian Harnett of Absolute Strategy Research talks about European stocks. He is on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close.

10 months ago - Bloomberg Markets and Finance

Growth and United Kingdom: 2 ETFs to Watch for Outsized Volume

SPYG and EWU saw massive trading volume in yesterday trading session.

Other symbols:SPYG
1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

3 UK ETFs for Q4 2020

3 UK ETFs for Q4 2020 are EWUS, FLGB, and EWU.

Other symbols:EWUSFLGB
1 year ago - Investopedia

United Kingdom ETFs Are Among Worst Hit in Developed Markets

United Kingdom country-related exchange traded funds have been among the worst performers in the developed markets after the U.K. economy suffered a record contraction in response the lockdown measures ...

Other symbols:FXB
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Keep an Eye on England ETFs as they Slash Rates & Increase Bond Buying

The U.S. Federal Reserve typically sets the precedent for other central banks to follow and after it slashed rates to zero in addition to ramping up bond purchases, the Bank of England (BOE) did the same.

1 year ago - ETF Trends

3 UK Charts to Watch

The U.K.'s departure from the EU has many traders wondering where prices are headed. These charts suggest a potential move higher.

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1 year ago - Investopedia

No-Deal Brexit Fears Renew U.K. ETF Sell-Off

While the rest of the market was distracted, United Kingdom country-related exchange traded funds continued to slip on fears that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s tough stance on talks with the European U...

Other symbols:FXB
1 year ago - ETF Trends

14 Europe ETFs to Diversify a Portfolio for the New Year

As investors position their portfolios for the year ahead, many may be focusing on European markets and region-related ETFs to capture new opportunities for growth. “Confidence is recovering at a pace i...

1 year ago - ETF Trends

As Brexit Uncertainty Clears, It’s a Great Time to Invest in British Stocks

Although most amateur investors run away from stocks that are cheap and unloved, the pros know these are where to make the real money.

1 year ago - InvestorPlace

U.K. ETFs Plunge on Fears of a No Deal Brexit

United Kingdom markets and country-related ETFs retreated Tuesday on growing concerns that the U.K. could divorce the European Union at the end of next year without a trade agreement.

Other symbols:FXB
1 year ago - ETF Trends

U.K. ETFs Jump as Elections Help Clarify Brexit Path

United Kingdom country-specific ETFs rallied Friday after a major victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party in the British elections helped alleviate political uncertainty over Brexit.

Other symbols:EWUSFKUFXB
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Play 4 Country ETFs to Stave Off Slowdown in Dividend Growth

Though global dividend growth has slowed, these countries have recorded solid payments, making it necessary to have a look at these ETFs.

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1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

UK ETF in Focus on Slowest Growth in Nearly a Decade

The U.K. economy is grappling with shrinking business investments largely due to Brexit uncertainty.

1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research

3 U.K. ETFs to Avoid Amid Brexit Uncertainty

More than three years after being approved, Brexit, Great Britan's plan to depart the European Union (EU), is still an issue for financial markets and global investors to contend with.

Other symbols:EWUSFKU
1 year ago - InvestorPlace