EWG iShares MSCI Germany ETF

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EWG - Profile

Vitals

  • Issuer: iShares
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 0.48%
  • ETF Home Page: EWG
  • Inception: Mar 12, 1996
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • EWG Tracks This Index: MSCI Germany Index

Investment Themes

Alternative ETFs in the Europe Equities Category

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Type Ticker Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
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Largest (AUM)
Most Liquid (Volume)
Top YTD Performer

Description

The index measures the performance of the German equity market.

Realtime Rating

EWG - Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

EWG is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI Germany Index. The index measures the performance of the German equity market.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EWG on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Europe Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETFdb Pro. To view information on how the ETFdb Realtime Ratings work, click here.

EWG Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A+ n/a
Expenses B+ n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

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EWG In-Depth Analysis

The following tables and charts contain in-depth metrics for EWG and compare it to similar peer ETFs within its ETFdb Category.

Holdings

EWG - Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jun 02, 2015
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Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep EWG is relative to the peer group ETFdb Category.

Number of Holdings
EWG Rank:
EWG 57
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
EWG Rank:
EWG 57.00%
Category Low
Category High

EWG Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.48%
International Stocks 93.88%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 5.02%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.62%
Other 0.0%

EWG Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Consumer Cyclical 16.36%
Health Care 15.0%
Financial Services 14.96%
Basic Materials 13.78%
Industrials 10.84%
Technology 7.26%
Communication Services 5.27%
Consumer Defensive 3.52%
Utilities 3.38%
Real Estate 1.49%
Energy 0.0%

EWG Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 58.2%
Large 27.49%
Medium 6.18%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

EWG Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Europe 92.74%
U.S. 0.47%
Middle East 0.0%
Japan 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%

EWG Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 93.21%
Emerging 0.0%

EWG Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
Germany 92.74%
United States 0.47%
Other 6.79%
Expense

EWG - Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of EWG to peers in the same ETFdb Category.

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
EWG Rank:
EWG 0.48%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading in EWG

EWG is currently available for commission free trading on the following platforms: (TD Ameritrade)

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 23 other ETFs in the Europe Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

EWG - Performance

This section shows how EWG has performed relative to its peer group ETFdb Category.

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1 Week Return
EWG Rank:
EWG -6.21%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
EWG Rank:
EWG -3.14%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
EWG Rank:
EWG -7.41%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
EWG Rank:
EWG 0.36%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
EWG Rank:
EWG 2.55%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
EWG Rank:
EWG -9.96%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
EWG Rank:
EWG 55.78%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
EWG Rank:
EWG 57.96%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

EWG - Charts

The following charts can be customized to display historical performance in a number of different formats, including line charts, bar charts, and candlesticks. Time periods can be adjusted to increase or decrease the period shown, ranging from five minutes to several months.

The following chart also includes the option to compare the performance of EWG relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

Valuation

EWG - Valuation

This section shows how the P/E multiple of EWG compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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P/E Ratio
EWG Rank:
EWG 17.06
Category Low
Category High

As of Jun 29, 2015

Dividend

EWG - Dividend

This section shows how the dividend yield of EWG compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

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Annual Dividend Yield
EWG Rank:
EWG 2.17%
Category Low
Category High

As of Jun 29, 2015

Technicals

EWG - Technicals

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EWG Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of EWG compares to the peer group ETFdb Category.

5 Day Volatility
EWG Rank:
EWG 115.46%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
EWG Rank:
EWG 27.03%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
EWG Rank:
EWG 22.55%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
EWG Rank:
EWG 20.80%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
EWG Rank:
EWG 2.29
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
EWG Rank:
EWG 1.32%
Category Low
Category High

EWG Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $29.17
  • 60 Day MA: $29.72
  • MACD 15 Period: -1.06
  • MACD 100 Period: -1.51
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 96.35
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 96.35
  • RSI 10 Day: 35
  • RSI 20 Day: 40
  • RSI 30 Day: 43
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 44

EWG Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $28.11
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $30.25
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $28.24
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $30.11
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $28.19
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $30.63

EWG Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $27.90
  • Support Level 2: $27.69
  • Resistance Level 1: $28.45
  • Resistance Level 2: $28.79

EWG Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 41.01
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 28.66
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 46.88
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 42.58
Fact Sheet

EWG - Fact Sheet

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