EWJ - iShares MSCI Japan ETF

Description: The index measures the performance of the Japanese equity market.

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EWJ - Profile

Summary Data for EWJ

52 Week Lo: $10.66 52 Week Hi: $12.18
AUM: $14,057.7 M Shares: 1,196.4 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 28,061,396 Avg. Volume (3 month) 34,131,128
Filings Data as of:

EWJ - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. Toyota Motor Corp TOYOF: 6.55%
  2. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc MBFJF: 2.65%
  3. SOFTBANK Corp SFTBF: 2.17%
  4. Honda Motor Co Ltd HNDAF: 1.81%
  5. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc SMFNF: 1.76%
  6. Mizuho Financial Group Inc MZHOF: 1.44%
  7. Hitachi Ltd HTHIF: 1.43%
  8. KDDI Corp KDDIF: 1.40%
  9. Canon Inc CAJFF: 1.36%
  10. Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd TKPHF: 1.22%
%Assets in Top 10: 21.78%
Total Holdings: 314.0

EWJ Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.0%
International Stocks 99.5%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.23%
Other 0.27%

EWJ Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Consumer Cyclical 20.91%
Industrials 18.63%
Financial Services 14.01%
Technology 12.1%
Basic Materials 6.9%
Consumer Defensive 6.24%
Health Care 6.12%
Communication Services 5.25%
Real Estate 5.05%
Utilities 2.43%
Energy 1.87%

EWJ Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 53.65%
Large 36.99%
Medium 8.53%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

EWJ Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Japan 99.5%
Middle East 0.0%
Australia 0.0%
Asia (Emerging) 0.0%
Asia (Developed) 0.0%
Africa 0.0%
Europe 0.0%
Latin America 0.0%
Canada 0.0%
U.S. 0.0%
Region Percentage
Developed 99.5%
Emerging 0.0%

EWJ Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
Japan 99.5%
Other 0.5%
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EWJ - Fact Sheet

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EWJ - 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 EWJ relative to other ETFs and benchmarks or to include indicators such as Bollinger Bands, relative strength, and moving averages.

EWJ - Fundamentals

EWJ Performance

1 Week Return: 1.22%
2 Week Return: 3.85%
4 Week Return: 3.11%
13 Week Return: 2.25%
26 Week Return: -4.30%
YTD Return: 3.11%
1 Year Return: 0.91%
3 Year Return: 26.90%
5 Year Return: 23.57%

EWJ Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.48%
  • Category: Japan Equities
  • Category Range: 0.30% to 0.80%
  • Category Average: 0.48%

EWJ Valuation

P/E Ratio: 14.37
Beta: 0.92
20 Day Moving Average: $11.30
60 Day Moving Average: $11.47

EWJ Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $0.15
Dividend Date: 2014-12-17
Dividend: $0.07
Annual Dividend Yield %: 1.26%

EWJ Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 75.03%
20 Day Volatility: 13.74%
50 Day Volatility: 14.26%
200 Day Volatility: 16.29%
Standard Deviation: 0.37%

EWJ - Technicals

EWJ Technicals

20 Day MA: $11.30
60 Day MA: $11.47
MACD 15 Period: 0.25
MACD 100 Period: 0.14
Williams % Range 10 Day: 23.08
Williams % Range 20 Day: 17.65
RSI 10 Day: 65
RSI 20 Day: 57
RSI 30 Day: 54
Ultimate Oscillator: 57

EWJ Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $11.14
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $11.73
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $10.95
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $11.67
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $10.98
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $11.69

EWJ Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $11.53
Support Level 2: $11.46
Resistance Level 1: $11.70
Resistance Level 2: $11.80

EWJ Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 37.00
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 76.82
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 48.89
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 79.13

EWJ Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 75.03%
20 Day Volatility: 13.74%
50 Day Volatility: 14.26%
200 Day Volatility: 16.29%
Standard Deviation: 0.37%

EWJ - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

EWJ is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI Japan Index. The index measures the performance of the Japanese equity market.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Japan Equities 0.48 1996-03-12 iShares ETF +3.11%

EWJ Realtime Rating: By Metric

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A+
Expenses B+
Performance ETFdb Pro Members Only
Volatility ETFdb Pro Members Only
Dividend ETFdb Pro Members Only
Concentration ETFdb Pro Members Only

The first adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EWJ on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, and concentration of holdings. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETFdb Pro members, shows the ETF in the Japan Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

EWJ Realtime Rating: Overall

ETFdb Rating Type Overall Rating A+ Overall Rated ETF
Realtime Rating (Overall) ETFdb Pro Members Only ETFdb Pro Members Only

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ETFdb Analyst Report for EWJ

This ETF offers exposure to large cap Japanese stocks, making EWJ an opportunity to bet on one of the largest economies in the world that has been stuck in a low growth environment for several decades. EWJ is by far the most popular ETF option for exposure to Japanese stocks, and is by far the ol...

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