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EEMS
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Small-Cap ETF

Price: $62.58
Change: $0.76 (0.01%)
Last Updated:

Vitals

Investment Themes

Analyst Report

This ETF offers exposure to small cap stocks in emerging markets, an asset class that is often overlooked by investors but that should be included in most buy-and-hold portfolios. In addition to being a very useful tool for investors with a long-term time horizon, EEMS can be appealing to more active traders as well; this ETF offers a way to achieve quick exposure to risky assets that often exhibit relatively high volatility in both directions.


The most popular emerging markets ETFs, including EEM and VWO, are dominated by large cap stocks. While these funds offer exposure to the largest companies in the developing world, they may be impacted more significantly by broader macroeconomic trends than changes in local consumption. Small cap emerging markets companies may offer better “pure plays” on the local economies, and may also provide exposure to sectors that are underrepresented in large cap-heavy funds (which tend to be tilted toward energy and financials). Given its objective, EEMS can be useful as either an alternative or complement to products such as EEM or VWO; those seeking to achieve well rounded emerging markets exposure can do so by combining positions in large cap and small cap funds.


The EEMS portfolio is both broad and deep; the concentration issues that can pop up in large cap funds are not present, and this fund is relatively well balanced from a sector perspective as well. EEMS is more expensive than many other emerging markets ETFs, but the fees charged are reasonable given the type of exposure offered (though EWX offers a way to improve cost efficiency). Beyond EWX, another option for similar exposure is the dividend-weighted DGS (that ETF is also a bit cheaper). Investors also have a number of more targeted small cap ETFs that focus on specific emerging markets, including India (SCIN), China (ECNS), Brazil (BRF), and Russia (RSXJ).

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $40.95
  • 52 Week Hi $63.21
  • AUM $386.6 M
  • Shares 6.3 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 46,418
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 42,388

Alternative ETFs in the Foreign Small & Mid Cap Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SCHC 0.11% $3.7 B 238,939 13.67%
Largest (AUM) SCZ 0.40% $13.1 B 1 M 12.00%
Most Liquid (Volume) SCZ 0.40% $13.1 B 1 M 12.00%
Top YTD Performer AVDV 0.36% $1.0 B 128,019 15.85%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

1453
Number of Holdings
3.28%
% Assets in Top 10
4.55%
% Assets in Top 15
11.88%
% Assets in Top 50
Number of Holdings
1453

% Assets in Top 10
3.28%

% Assets in Top 15
4.55%

% Assets in Top 50
11.88%

EEMS Valuation

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

P/E Ratio
15.85

EEMS Dividend

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

Dividend
$0.38
Dividend Date
2021-06-10
Annual Dividend Rate
$1.23

$0.38
Dividend
2021-06-10
Dividend Date
$1.23
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
2.00%

EEMS Fund Flows

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5 Day Net Flows: 0 1 Month Net Flows: 0 3 Month Net Flows: 24.97 M 6 Month Net Flows: 87.1 M 1 Year Net Flows: 91.12 M 3 Year Net Flows: 50.97 M 5 Year Net Flows: 191.85 M 10 Year Net Flows: 254.5 M

Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for EEMS 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 Foreign Small & Mid Cap 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.

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

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

EEMS Expenses & Fees

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

Expenses Ratio Analysis

ETF Average
0.544%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.19%
Category Average
0.44%
Expense Ratio
0.71%
ESG Themes and Scores

EEMS does not have an ESG score. There are no ESG themes that map to this ETF.

EEMS Performance

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

0.05%
1 Week Return
0.32%
4 Week Return
3.83%
13 Week Return
16.00%
26 Week Return
19.22%
Year to Date Return
49.70%
1 Year Return
38.37%
3 Year Return
66.62%
5 Year Return
1 Week Return
0.05%

4 Week Return
0.32%

13 Week Return
3.83%

26 Week Return
16.00%

Year to Date Return
19.22%

1 Year Return
49.70%

3 Year Return
38.37%

5 Year Return
66.62%

EEMS Price and Volume Chart

Sector Breakdown

Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 93.26%
Non-Voting Depositary Receipt 3.29%
American Depositary Receipt 1.2%
Preferred Equity 1.09%
Unit 0.53%
Open-ended Fund 0.46%
Global Depositary Receipt 0.23%
Other 0.03%
CASH -0.05%
Sector Percentage
Finance 16.71%
Electronic Technology 16.24%
Process Industries 9.85%
Producer Manufacturing 8.3%
Health Technology 6.75%
Consumer Non-Durables 4.51%
Technology Services 4.47%
Non-Energy Minerals 4.37%
Utilities 3.75%
Retail Trade 3.7%
Transportation 3.65%
Consumer Services 3.09%
Consumer Durables 2.75%
Industrial Services 2.75%
Commercial Services 2.3%
Health Services 1.79%
Energy Minerals 1.73%
Communications 1.34%
Distribution Services 1.11%
Miscellaneous 0.9%
Other 0.03%
CASH -0.05%
Market Cap Percentage
Small 74.14%
Mid 19.27%
Micro 6.57%
Large 0.0%
Region Percentage
Asia Pacific 75.28%
Europe 13.15%
North, Central and South America 11.63%
Other -0.02%
Region Percentage
Country Percentage
Taiwan 21.75%
India 18.49%
South Korea 17.96%
Brazil 6.97%
China 6.71%
South Africa 3.59%
Thailand 3.29%
Malaysia 2.89%
Saudi Arabia 2.52%
Hong Kong 2.42%
Mexico 1.85%
Indonesia 1.39%
Poland 1.3%
Turkey 1.27%
Greece 0.89%
Philippines 0.84%
Russia 0.83%
Qatar 0.82%
Kuwait 0.82%
Chile 0.73%
United Arab Emirates 0.61%
Other 0.44%
Pakistan 0.35%
Argentina 0.34%
Egypt 0.21%
Colombia 0.19%
United States 0.12%
Cyprus 0.1%
Uruguay 0.07%
Belgium 0.07%
Peru 0.07%
Hungary 0.07%
Spain 0.05%
Cayman Islands 0.02%
Asset Percentage
Share/Common/Ordinary 93.26%
Non-Voting Depositary Receipt 3.29%
American Depositary Receipt 1.2%
Preferred Equity 1.09%
Unit 0.53%
Open-ended Fund 0.46%
Global Depositary Receipt 0.23%
Other 0.03%
CASH -0.05%

EEMS Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
185.54%
Rank
9 of 13

20 Day Volatility
13.16%
Rank
13 of 13

50 Day Volatility
11.72%
Rank
10 of 13

200 Day Volatility
14.56%
Rank
3 of 13

Beta
0.95
Rank
11 of 13

Standard Deviation
7.19%
Rank
4 of 13

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $62.30
  • 60 Day MA $61.43
  • MACD 15 Period 0.26
  • MACD 100 Period 2.67
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 29.03
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 29.03
  • RSI 10 Day 54
  • RSI 20 Day 54
  • RSI 30 Day 55
  • Ultimate Oscillator 60

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $61.28
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $63.06
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $61.44
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $63.12
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $61.50
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $63.13

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $62.45
  • Support Level 2 $62.31
  • Resistance Level 1 $62.67
  • Resistance Level 2 $62.75

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 76.17
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 66.14
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 68.46
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 58.58

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