EWA:ARCA-iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund

ETF | Miscellaneous Region | NYSE Arca

Last Closing Price

USD 23.61


+0.02 (+0.08)%

Market Cap

USD 1.77B



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The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Australia Index composed of Australian equities. The fund generally invests at least 90% of its assets in the securities of its underlying index and in depositary receipts ("DRs") representing securities in its underlying index. The underlying index may include large-, mid- or small-capitalization companies. Components of the underlying index primarily include consumer staples, financials and materials companies. The fund is non-diversified.

Inception Date: 12/03/1996

Primary Benchmark: MSCI Australia NR USD

Primary Index: MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD

Gross Expense Ratio: 0.48%

Management Expense Ratio: 0.49 %

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2018-01-18 )

Largest Industry Peers for Miscellaneous Region

Symbol Name Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
EWG iShares MSCI Germany Index Fun.. 0.49 %

+0.20 (+0.58%)

USD 4.78B
EWY iShares Inc MSCI South Korea 0.62 %

-0.58 (-0.74%)

USD 4.31B
EWC iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund 0.49 %

-0.07 (-0.23%)

USD 3.13B
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom 0.49 %


USD 2.67B
RSX VanEck Vectors Russia 0.65 %

+0.31 (+1.34%)

USD 2.20B
EWL iShares Inc MSCI Switzerland 0.49 %

+0.08 (+0.22%)

USD 1.35B
EWP iShares Inc MSCI Spain 0.49 %

-0.10 (-0.28%)

USD 1.06B
EWW iShares Inc MSCI Mexico 0.49 %

+0.38 (+0.73%)

USD 1.04B
EWQ iShares MSCI France Index Fund 0.49 %

-0.04 (-0.12%)

USD 0.80B
EWI iShares Inc MSCI Italy 0.49 %

+0.07 (+0.21%)

USD 0.78B

ETFs Containing EWA

HAUD iShares Currency Hedged M.. 100.62 % 0.03 %


USD 1.19M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Miscellaneous Region)
Market Performance vs. Exchange (NYSE Arca)
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Capital Gain 1.90% 15% F 51% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 1.90% 15% F 51% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 11.37% 15% F 57% F
Dividend Return 4.85% 93% A 66% D
Total Return 16.22% 23% F 59% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -8.38% 35% F 32% F
Dividend Return 19.85% 87% B+ 60% D-
Total Return 11.47% 44% F 33% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -1.99% 36% F 22% F
Dividend Return 2.46% 47% F 27% F
Total Return 4.46% 88% B+ 69% D+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.61% 53% F 52% F
Risk Adjusted Return 16.87% 47% F 26% F
Market Capitalization 1.75B 93% A 62% D-

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Analyst Rating

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This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.