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iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (EWY)

NYSEARCA: EWY · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
80.22 -0.43 (-0.53%)
Oct 21, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets$5.67B
NAV$81.31
Expense Ratio0.59%
PE Ratio20.31
Shares Out69.70M
Dividend (ttm)$0.63
Dividend Yield0.77%
Ex-Dividend DateDec 14, 2020
1-Year Return
-
Volume3,994,068
Open80.35
Previous Close80.65
Day's Range80.04 - 80.41
52-Week Low63.97
52-Week High96.30
Beta0.94
Holdings112
Inception DateMay 9, 2000

About EWY

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Korea 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 underlying index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted index with a capping methodology applied to issuer weights so that no single issuer exceeds 25% of the underlying index weight, and all issuers with a weight above 5% do not cumulatively exceed 50% of the underlying index weight. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset ClassEquity
SectorAsia
RegionAsia-Pacific
IssuerBlackRock iShares
Stock ExchangeNYSEARCA
Ticker SymbolEWY
Index TrackedMSCI Korea Index

Top 10 Holdings

51.26% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS LTD005930.KS22.07%
SK HYNIX INC000660.KS4.82%
NAVER CORP035420.KS4.55%
SAMSUNG SDI LTD006400.KS3.67%
LG CHEM LTD051910.KS3.51%
KAKAO CORP035720.KS3.29%
HYUNDAI MOTOR005380.KS2.76%
POSCO005490.KS2.30%
KIA CORPORATION CORP000270.KS2.18%
KB FINANCIAL GROUP INC105560.KS2.09%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 14, 2020$0.63027Dec 18, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$1.30763Dec 20, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$0.78991Dec 24, 2018
Dec 19, 2017$2.17624Dec 26, 2017
Dec 21, 2016$0.6454Dec 28, 2016
Dec 21, 2015$1.2021Dec 28, 2015
Full Dividend History

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