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EEMS
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Small-Cap ETF

Price: $40.37
Change: $0.8 (0.02%)
Last Updated:

Vitals

Investment Themes

Trading Data

Open - Volume -
Day Lo - Day Hi -
  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $26.92
  • 52 Week Hi $46.04
  • AUM $192.0 M
  • Shares 4.8 M

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).

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 19,091
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 37,809

Alternative ETFs in the Foreign Small & Mid Cap Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SCHC 0.12% $2.4 B 801,866 -13.80%
Largest (AUM) SCZ 0.40% $8.3 B 1 M -12.15%
Most Liquid (Volume) SCZ 0.40% $8.3 B 1 M -12.15%
Top YTD Performer DFND 1.21% $24.3 M 13,458 9.13%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

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

1238
Number of Holdings
4.54%
% Assets in Top 10
5.98%
% Assets in Top 15
13.96%
% Assets in Top 50
Number of Holdings
1238

% Assets in Top 10
4.54%

% Assets in Top 15
5.98%

% Assets in Top 50
13.96%

Sector Breakdown

Asset Percentage
Common equity 97.8%
Preferred stock 1.22%
ETF Cash Component 0.98%
Sector Percentage
Technology 17.15%
Other 12.82%
Industrials 10.84%
Consumer, Cyclical 10.37%
Basic Materials 10.18%
Healthcare 8.63%
Financials 8.14%
Real Estate 6.55%
Consumer, Non-Cyclical 4.98%
Utilities 3.85%
Communications 3.78%
Energy 1.56%
ETF Cash Component 0.98%
Non-Equity 0.17%
Market Cap Percentage
Mid cap 53.59%
Small cap 24.65%
Large cap 14.11%
Micro cap 6.35%
ETF Cash Component 0.98%
Unknown 0.32%
Region Percentage
Asia 67.68%
Latin America 10.71%
Europe 6.74%
Middle East 4.65%
Asia-Pacific 4.43%
Africa 3.36%
North America 1.45%
ETF Cash Component 0.98%
Region Percentage
Emerging Markets 73.22%
Developed Markets (ex-US) 23.79%
United States 1.31%
ETF Cash Component 0.98%
Frontier Markets 0.45%
Not-designated 0.25%
Country Percentage
Taiwan 23.5%
South Korea 16.92%
India 10.32%
China 7.95%
Brazil 7.09%
Thailand 3.53%
South Africa 3.32%
Malaysia 3.18%
Hong Kong 2.93%
Saudi Arabia 2.58%
Mexico 1.89%
Indonesia 1.7%
United States 1.31%
Turkey 1.2%
Greece 1.16%
Qatar 1.07%
Poland 1.02%
ETF Cash Component 0.98%
Russia 0.84%
Philippines 0.79%
United Kingdom 0.77%
Argentina 0.7%
United Arab Emirates 0.62%
Chile 0.6%
Pakistan 0.52%
Cyprus 0.42%
Egypt 0.39%
Singapore 0.33%
Colombia 0.29%
France 0.27%
Japan 0.25%
Netherlands 0.23%
Germany 0.21%
Portugal 0.19%
Canada 0.14%
Spain 0.13%
Australia 0.13%
Azerbaijan 0.09%
Belgium 0.08%
Finland 0.07%
Luxembourg 0.07%
Bahamas 0.05%
Switzerland 0.05%
Panama 0.04%
Bolivia 0.04%
Libya 0.03%
Malta 0.03%
Asset Percentage
Common equity 97.8%
Preferred stock 1.22%
ETF Cash Component 0.98%

EEMS Valuation

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

P/E Ratio
11.5

EEMS Dividend

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

Dividend
$0.29
Dividend Date
2020-06-15
Annual Dividend Rate
$1.14

$0.29
Dividend
2020-06-15
Dividend Date
$1.14
Annual Dividend Rate
Annual Dividend Yield
2.86%

EEMS Fund Flows

View charts featuring ETF fund flow data.

5 Day Net Flows: 0 1 Month Net Flows: 0 3 Month Net Flows: 0 6 Month Net Flows: 11.85 M 1 Year Net Flows: -42.03 M 3 Year Net Flows: 342.05 K 5 Year Net Flows: 140.71 M 10 Year Net Flows: 165.96 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
0.537%
ETF Wtd. Average
0.19%
Category Average
0.48%
Expense Ratio
0.69%
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.

2.78%
1 Week Return
5.68%
4 Week Return
30.36%
13 Week Return
-11.46%
26 Week Return
-10.16%
Year to Date Return
-7.29%
1 Year Return
-6.29%
3 Year Return
-4.86%
5 Year Return
1 Week Return
2.78%

4 Week Return
5.68%

13 Week Return
30.36%

26 Week Return
-11.46%

Year to Date Return
-10.16%

1 Year Return
-7.29%

3 Year Return
-6.29%

5 Year Return
-4.86%

EEMS Price and Volume Chart

EEMS Technicals

Volatility Analysis

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

5 Day Volatility
235.88%
Rank
2 of 15

20 Day Volatility
30.19%
Rank
4 of 15

50 Day Volatility
27.12%
Rank
4 of 15

200 Day Volatility
47.79%
Rank
3 of 15

Beta
0.94
Rank
11 of 15

Standard Deviation
4.22%
Rank
4 of 13

Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $39.21
  • 60 Day MA $36.17
  • MACD 15 Period 1.24
  • MACD 100 Period 4.17
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 7.34
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 4.40
  • RSI 10 Day 68
  • RSI 20 Day 63
  • RSI 30 Day 59
  • Ultimate Oscillator 58

Bollinger Brands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $38.51
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $40.20
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $38.07
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $40.35
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $35.35
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $41.31

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $40.25
  • Support Level 2 $40.13
  • Resistance Level 1 $40.49
  • Resistance Level 2 $40.61

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 49.21
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 65.18
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 48.66
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 52.45

Fact Sheet

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