EWU - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF

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

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EWU - Profile


Summary Data for EWU

52 Week Lo: $17.52 52 Week Hi: $21.31
AUM: $4,345.1 M Shares: 208.4 M
Avg. Volume (1 month) 1,908,127 Avg. Volume (3 month) 2,289,242
Filings Data as of:

EWU - Holdings

Top Ten Holdings

  1. HSBC Holdings PLC HBCYF: 6.69%
  2. BP PLC BPAQF: 5.32%
  3. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A RYDAF: 5.14%
  4. GlaxoSmithKline PLC GLAXF: 4.41%
  5. British American Tobacco PLC BTAFF: 3.86%
  6. Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class B RYDBF: 3.42%
  7. Vodafone Group PLC VODPF: 3.14%
  8. AstraZeneca PLC AZNCF: 3.05%
  9. Diageo PLC DGEAF: 2.73%
  10. BG Group PLC BRGXF: 2.36%
%Assets in Top 10: 40.13%
Total Holdings: 113.0

EWU Asset Allocation


Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 0.25%
International Stocks 99.26%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.01%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.47%
Other 0.0%

EWU Sector Breakdown


Sector Percentage
Financial Services 20.2%
Energy 17.06%
Consumer Defensive 16.85%
Health Care 9.13%
Basic Materials 8.83%
Consumer Cyclical 7.76%
Industrials 6.34%
Communication Services 5.62%
Utilities 4.31%
Real Estate 1.42%
Technology 0.99%

EWU Market Cap Breakdown


Market Cap Percentage
Giant 67.32%
Large 22.28%
Medium 8.68%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

EWU Region Breakdown


Region Percentage
Europe 98.1%
U.S. 0.25%
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%
Region Percentage
Developed 98.51%
Emerging 0.0%

EWU Country Breakdown


Country Percentage
United Kingdom 98.1%
United States 0.25%
Switzerland 0.16%
Other 1.49%
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EWU - Fact Sheet

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

EWU - Fundamentals

EWU Performance

1 Week Return: 0.68%
2 Week Return: 0.72%
4 Week Return: 0.38%
13 Week Return: 3.70%
26 Week Return: 4.00%
YTD Return: 4.85%
1 Year Return: 17.10%
3 Year Return: 31.04%
5 Year Return: 74.18%

EWU Expenses & Fees

  • Expense Ratio: 0.51%
  • Category: Europe Equities
  • Category Range: 0.12% to 0.80%
  • Category Average: 0.49%

EWU Valuation

P/E Ratio: 11.73
Beta: 1.18
20 Day Moving Average: $20.90
60 Day Moving Average: $20.80

EWU Dividend

Annual Dividend Rate: $1.26
Dividend Date: 2014-06-25
Dividend: $1.02
Annual Dividend Yield %: 6.02%

EWU Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 25.36%
20 Day Volatility: 10.02%
50 Day Volatility: 8.27%
200 Day Volatility: 9.71%
Standard Deviation: 0.98%

EWU - Technicals

EWU Technicals

20 Day MA: $20.90
60 Day MA: $20.80
MACD 15 Period: -0.02
MACD 100 Period: 0.51
Williams % Range 10 Day: 44.68
Williams % Range 20 Day: 59.46
RSI 10 Day: 50
RSI 20 Day: 52
RSI 30 Day: 53
Ultimate Oscillator: 48

EWU Bollinger Bands

Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $20.66
Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $21.02
Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $20.58
Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $21.21
Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $20.58
Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $21.17

EWU Support & Resistance

Support Level 1: $20.83
Support Level 2: $20.79
Resistance Level 1: $20.91
Resistance Level 2: $20.95

EWU Stochastic

Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 38.75
Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 59.10
Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 39.53
Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 51.78

EWU Volatility

5 Day Volatility: 25.36%
20 Day Volatility: 10.02%
50 Day Volatility: 8.27%
200 Day Volatility: 9.71%
Standard Deviation: 0.98%

EWU - ETFdb Realtime Rating & Analyst Report

EWU is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI United Kingdom Index. The index measures the performance of the British equity market.

ETFdb Category Expense Ratio Inception Date Issuer Structure YTD Return *
Europe Equities 0.51 1996-03-12 iShares ETF +4.85%

EWU 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 EWU 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 Europe Equities ETFdb Category with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field.

EWU 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 EWU

EWU offers investors exposure to the European market of the United Kingdom by investing in securities that trade on the national stock exchange of the nation. Since many of the large caps in this fund are likely to be found in other EFA holdings, the fund is not appropriate for investors seeking ...

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