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EZA - iShares MSCI South Africa ETF

Stock Price: $51.48 USD 0.97 (1.92%)
Updated Apr 21, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $360.04M
NAV $50.71
Expense Ratio 0.59%
PE Ratio 17.43
Beta (5Y) 1.17
Dividend (ttm) $2.42
Dividend Yield 4.76%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 14, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 21
Last Price $51.48
Previous Close $50.51
Change ($) 0.97
Change (%) 1.92%
Day's Open 50.56
Day's Range 50.49 - 51.59
Day's Volume 289,084
52-Week Range 27.06 - 52.36

Fund Description

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI South Africa 25/50 Index. The fund normally invests at least 95% of its total assets in the securities of its underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities in its underlying index. The underlying index uses a capping methodology to limit the weight of any single issuer to a maximum of 25% of the underlying index. The underlying index will include large- and mid-capitalization companies and may change over time. The fund is non-diversified.

Asset Class
Inception Date
Feb 3, 2003
Ticker Symbol
Index Tracked
MSCI South African Index

Top 10 Holdings

56.42% of assets
Naspers Ltd Class NNPN.JO20.83%
Firstrand LtdFSR.JO5.78%
Impala Platinum Holdings LtdIMP.JO5.41%
Sibanye Stillwater Ltd Ordinary SharesSSW.JO4.54%
MTN Group LtdMTN.JO3.81%
Standard Bank Group LtdSBK.JO3.70%
Sasol LtdSOL.JO3.41%
Anglogold Ashanti LtdANG.JO3.10%
Gold Fields LtdGFI.JO2.98%
Anglo American Platinum LtdAMS.JO2.87%
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Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 14, 2020$1.771Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.645Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$4.705Dec 20, 2019
Jun 17, 2019$1.315Jun 21, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$1.067Dec 24, 2018
Jun 19, 2018$0.8573Jun 25, 2018
Full Dividend History


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1 year ago - ETF Trends

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