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iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF (AAXJ)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Feb 7, 2023

AAXJ is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Index. AAXJ launched on Aug 13, 2008 and has a 0.68% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS4642881829
CUSIP464288182
IssueriShares
Inception DateAug 13, 2008
RegionBroad Asia (Pacific ex-Japan)
CategoryAsia Pacific Equities
Expense Ratio0.68%
Index TrackedMSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Index
ETF Home Pagewww.ishares.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Trading Data

Previous Close$69.22
Year Range$54.54 - $81.95
EMA (50)$67.93
EMA (200)$67.80
Average Volume$883.88K

AAXJShare Price Chart


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AAXJPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF in Sep 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $15,399 for a total return of roughly 53.99%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%5.00%10.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
5.49%
3.64%
AAXJ (iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AAXJCompare to other instruments

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AAXJReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M0.65%5.55%
YTD6.84%7.07%
6M2.77%-0.82%
1Y-13.67%-8.65%
5Y-0.71%8.83%
10Y3.45%10.56%

AAXJMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
20239.43%
2022-1.53%-12.59%-5.16%20.16%-1.70%

AAXJSharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.52. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.60-1.40-1.20-1.00-0.80-0.60-0.40-0.20OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
-0.52
-0.34
AAXJ (iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AAXJDividend History

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF granted a 1.62% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.12 per share.


PeriodTTM2022202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.12$1.12$1.82$0.95$1.34$1.33$1.52$0.97$1.30$1.08$1.06$1.05$1.05$0.96

Dividend yield

1.62%1.74%2.24%1.10%1.92%2.25%2.17%1.97%2.77%2.07%2.09%2.08%2.58%1.89%

AAXJMonthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2023$0.00
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.34$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.79
2021$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.28$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.54
2020$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.26$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.68
2019$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.41$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.93
2018$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.41$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.93
2017$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.29$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.23
2016$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.33$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.64
2015$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.40$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.90
2014$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.50$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.58
2013$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.51$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.55
2012$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.51$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.54
2011$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.66$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.39
2010$0.35$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.61

AAXJDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-45.00%-40.00%-35.00%-30.00%-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
-29.58%
-14.29%
AAXJ (iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AAXJWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF is 44.52%, recorded on Oct 24, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-44.52%Feb 18, 2021425Oct 24, 2022
-32.99%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020140Oct 9, 2020681
-31.08%Apr 28, 2015201Feb 11, 2016324May 25, 2017525
-29.5%Apr 25, 2011113Oct 3, 2011658May 16, 2014771
-15.57%Apr 15, 201026May 20, 201084Sep 20, 2010110
-14.07%Jan 12, 201019Feb 8, 201037Apr 1, 201056
-10.9%Sep 8, 201471Dec 16, 201476Apr 8, 2015147
-9.49%Jan 5, 201149Mar 16, 201126Apr 21, 201175
-7.14%Nov 8, 201016Nov 30, 201024Jan 4, 201140
-5.74%Nov 24, 20179Dec 6, 201717Jan 2, 201826

AAXJVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF volatility is 19.84%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


10.00%15.00%20.00%25.00%30.00%35.00%40.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
19.84%
16.98%
AAXJ (iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)