EZU iShares MSCI EMU ETF

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  • EZU
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  • Europe Equities
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  • Issuer: iShares
  • Structure: ETF
  • Expense Ratio: 0.50%
  • ETF Home Page: Home page
  • Inception: Jul 25, 2000
  • Tax Form: 1099
  • Tracks This Index: MSCI EMU Index

Investment Themes

Alternative ETFs in the Europe Equities Category

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

Description

The index measures the performance of equity markets of the EMU member countries: those members of the European Union who have adopted the Euro as its currency.

Realtime Rating

Realtime Rating

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Realtime Rating Summary

EZU is a passive ETF that seeks to replicate MSCI EMU Index. The index measures the performance of equity markets of the EMU member countries: those members of the European Union who have adopted the Euro as its currency.

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EZU 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.

EZU Overall Realtime Rating:

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity A+ EZU
Expenses B- VGK
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

Knowledge Center

EZU In-Depth Analysis

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

Holdings

EZU Holdings

Filings Data as of: Jan 05, 2016
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Concentration Analysis

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

Number of Holdings
Rank:
247
Category Low
Category High
% Assets in Top 10
Rank:
23.04%
Category Low
Category High

Asset Allocation

Asset Percentage
U.S. Stocks 1.06%
International Stocks 98.43%
U.S. Bonds 0.0%
International Bonds 0.0%
Preferred Stock 0.0%
Convertibles 0.0%
Cash 0.16%
Other 0.35%

Sector Breakdown

Sector Percentage
Financial Services 20.32%
Consumer Cyclical 13.79%
Industrials 11.7%
Consumer Defensive 11.27%
Health Care 8.47%
Basic Materials 8.0%
Technology 7.07%
Communication Services 5.84%
Utilities 5.07%
Energy 4.47%
Real Estate 1.83%

Market Cap Breakdown

Market Cap Percentage
Giant 53.56%
Large 36.14%
Medium 6.07%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%

Region Breakdown

Region Percentage
Europe 98.43%
U.S. 1.06%
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%

Market Tier Breakdown

Region Percentage
Developed 99.49%
Emerging 0.0%

Country Breakdown

Country Percentage
France 31.87%
Austria 0.59%
Germany 29.82%
Spain 10.94%
Netherlands 9.25%
Italy 6.75%
Belgium 4.73%
Finland 2.98%
United States 1.06%
Ireland 0.69%
Other 1.32%
Expense

EZU Expenses & Fees

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

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Expenses Ratio Analysis

Expense Ratio
Rank:
0.50%
Category Low
Category High

Commission Free Trading

This ETF is not currently available for commission free trading on any platforms.

Category Commission Free Trading

There are 24 other ETFs in the Europe Equities ETFdb Category that are also eligible for commission free trading:

Performance

EZU Performance

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

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1 Week Return
Rank:
-3.41%
Category Low
Category High
4 Week Return
Rank:
-2.66%
Category Low
Category High
13 Week Return
Rank:
-12.20%
Category Low
Category High
26 Week Return
Rank:
-18.47%
Category Low
Category High
Year to Date Return
Rank:
-11.19%
Category Low
Category High
1 Year Return
Rank:
-16.93%
Category Low
Category High
3 Year Return
Rank:
-0.32%
Category Low
Category High
5 Year Return
Rank:
-6.28%
Category Low
Category High
Charts

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

Valuation

EZU Valuation

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

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P/E Ratio
Rank:
16.65
Category Low
Category High

As of Feb 12, 2016

Dividend

EZU Dividend

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

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Annual Dividend Yield
Rank:
2.50%
Category Low
Category High

As of Feb 12, 2016

Technicals

EZU Technicals

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Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
Rank:
135.23%
Category Low
Category High
20 Day Volatility
Rank:
27.02%
Category Low
Category High
50 Day Volatility
Rank:
21.90%
Category Low
Category High
200 Day Volatility
Rank:
19.10%
Category Low
Category High
Beta
Rank:
1.14
Category Low
Category High
Standard Deviation
Rank:
2.10%
Category Low
Category High

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA: $32.15
  • 60 Day MA: $34.21
  • MACD 15 Period: -1.05
  • MACD 100 Period: -3.77
  • Williams % Range 10 Day: 77.17
  • Williams % Range 20 Day: 77.17
  • RSI 10 Day: 36
  • RSI 20 Day: 38
  • RSI 30 Day: 39
  • Ultimate Oscillator: 46

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day): $30.23
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day): $33.40
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day): $30.66
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day): $33.58
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day): $30.63
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day): $34.59

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1: $30.81
  • Support Level 2: $30.49
  • Resistance Level 1: $31.28
  • Resistance Level 2: $31.43

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day): 65.87
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day): 33.69
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day): 57.02
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day): 32.24
Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

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