iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (EWY)

NYSEARCA: EWY · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.28 (0.44%)
Dec 1, 2023, 4:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets $3.48B
Expense Ratio 0.57%
PE Ratio 9.32
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $0.70
Dividend Yield 1.10%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 13, 2022
Payout Ratio 10.27%
1-Year Return +4.99%
Volume 5,116,021
Open 62.29
Previous Close 63.04
Day's Range 62.11 - 63.40
52-Week Low 54.49
52-Week High 67.95
Beta n/a
Holdings 111
Inception Date May 9, 2000

About EWY

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The iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (EWY) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI Korea 25-50 index. The fund tracks a market cap-weighted index of large- and mid-cap Korean firms. EWY was launched on May 9, 2000 and is issued by BlackRock.

Asset Class Equity
Category Miscellaneous Region
Region Asia-Pacific
Stock Exchange NYSEARCA
Ticker Symbol EWY
ETF Provider BlackRock
Index Tracked MSCI Korea 25-50

Top 10 Holdings

48.17% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
SK HYNIX INC 000660.KS 6.84%
POSCO 005490.KS 3.29%
NAVER CORP 035420.KS 2.62%
HYUNDAI MOTOR 005380.KS 2.49%
SAMSUNG SDI LTD 006400.KS 2.40%
LG CHEM LTD 051910.KS 2.37%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 13, 2022 $0.69741 Dec 19, 2022
Dec 13, 2021 $1.67852 Dec 17, 2021
Dec 14, 2020 $0.63027 Dec 18, 2020
Dec 16, 2019 $1.30763 Dec 20, 2019
Dec 18, 2018 $0.78991 Dec 24, 2018
Dec 19, 2017 $2.17624 Dec 26, 2017
Full Dividend History


South Korean ETF soars after local authorities issue short-selling ban

A U.S.-listed exchange-traded fund that tracks the South Korean stock market is surging toward its best day since April — and potentially its best since 2020 — after South Korean financial regulators ...

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27 days ago - Market Watch

Yacktman Asset Management Enters South Korea ETF Position

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7 months ago - GuruFocus

International stocks to buy or be wary of, according to Riedle Research President Dave Riedel

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1 year ago - CNBC Television

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2 years ago - ETFcom

One market outside the U.S. is at seven-month lows, and trader warns against buying on weakness

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Other symbols: EWJ
2 years ago - CNBC

Why Investors May Want to Hit Pause on Asian Chip Stocks

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Other symbols: EWTTSM
2 years ago - Barrons

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2 years ago - Forbes

3 South Korea ETFs for Q2 2021

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Other symbols: FLKRKORU
2 years ago - Investopedia

The EWY ETF: Solid Single-Country Exposure in Asia

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3 years ago - ETF Trends

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Other symbols: BENBLKFLKR
3 years ago - GuruFocus

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The rally in emerging market stocks is far from over, says Oppenheimer's Ari Wald.

Other symbols: EEM
3 years ago - CNBC

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Other symbols: FLKR
3 years ago - ETF Trends

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3 years ago - ETFcom

South Korea ETF Retreats After a Spike in Coronavirus Cases

South Korea country-specific exchange trade funds plunged Thursday on rising fears over new infections with coronavirus cases surging by triple-digit numbers for the seventh consecutive day. The iShar...

3 years ago - ETF Trends

Beyond the S&P 500: Traders highlight best opportunities in global markets

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3 years ago - CNBC

3 Charts That Suggest Markets in Asia Are Headed Higher

Breaks beyond key resistance levels have active traders looking to these ETFs for exposure to countries such as China and South Korea.

Other symbols: AIAMCHI
3 years ago - Investopedia

ETF Edge: Credit Suisse delists several leveraged volatility ETFs

CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on the latest moves in exchange-traded funds.

Other symbols: EEMGDXINDAXBI
3 years ago - CNBC Television

South Korea ETF Rallies on Reopening Economy, 3rd Stimulus Installment

South Korea country-specific exchange traded funds climbed Wednesday on growing optimism over reopening economies and another stimulus package to stave off the devastating economic consequences of the...

3 years ago - ETF Trends

These 3 ETFs Could be Safe Emerging Market Plays

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3 years ago - ETF Trends

Samsung Stock: How To Invest In EWY,KF

Just what options are open to American investors who want to invest in South Korean electronics giant Samsung?

Other symbols: KFSSNLF
3 years ago - Investopedia

U.S. stocks look fully priced — here’s where to put your money now

Investors have become much more bullish about U.S. stocks in just the past couple of weeks, according to the dozen indicators I track.

4 years ago - Market Watch

3 Charts That Suggest Markets in Asia Are Headed Higher

Traders have recently focused attention within North America, but these charts suggest that it's time to increase international exposure.

Other symbols: AIAMCHI
4 years ago - Investopedia

8 ETFs to Take Advantage of the Next Emerging Economies

The Next 11 or N-11–sounds like a science fiction movie sequel or a bigger-than-necessary boy band, but in fact, it represents the next 11 emerging economies dubbed by global investment firm Goldman S...

4 years ago - ETF Trends

Huawei Woes Could Be A Boon For This ETF

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei s enduring significant controversy in the U.S. Recently, the Commerce Department blacklisted Huwaei, barring the company from buying chips from several major U....

4 years ago - Benzinga