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

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Sep 24, 2022

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$62.59
Year Range$62.59 - $86.73
EMA (50)$66.74
EMA (200)$73.09
Average Volume$838.67K

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 Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $13,344 for a total return of roughly 33.44%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%AprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
-19.14%
-19.28%
AAXJ (iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AAXJReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-9.32%-10.55%
6M-19.66%-18.29%
YTD-26.26%-22.51%
1Y-27.93%-15.98%
5Y-1.79%8.10%
10Y2.62%9.76%

AAXJMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-1.27%-3.71%-4.57%-5.48%1.09%-3.02%-1.73%-1.53%-9.35%
20214.36%1.21%-2.10%1.10%0.69%0.48%-7.09%1.09%-4.32%1.62%-3.50%1.12%
2020-6.30%-0.77%-12.61%7.15%1.06%7.37%8.20%3.90%-0.76%1.85%8.09%6.30%
20198.58%0.39%2.08%2.22%-8.90%6.67%-2.77%-3.80%1.59%4.49%0.51%6.90%
20187.21%-6.16%1.03%-1.65%-0.33%-5.18%1.93%-2.22%-1.15%-10.79%6.00%-3.47%
20177.39%2.76%3.83%2.02%3.97%1.46%5.03%1.74%0.21%4.28%0.42%2.52%
2016-6.85%-0.88%10.79%-1.13%-1.30%3.21%5.41%1.80%3.14%-2.64%-3.12%-2.65%
20151.61%3.10%0.27%6.42%-3.05%-3.99%-5.92%-10.01%-1.11%7.09%-1.79%-2.11%
2014-7.26%3.97%1.62%0.90%3.66%2.26%2.87%1.91%-6.70%2.56%0.00%-2.15%
2013-0.08%-0.58%-1.73%2.27%-3.77%-4.89%2.04%-2.22%6.64%3.31%1.53%-0.42%
201210.38%5.54%-2.91%-0.43%-9.77%4.74%0.70%0.23%5.95%0.07%3.37%4.93%
2011-3.39%-2.29%4.74%2.95%-1.47%-1.88%0.50%-9.88%-16.95%14.84%-2.04%-4.13%
2010-8.92%1.21%7.63%0.41%-8.22%0.29%7.85%-3.10%11.17%2.94%-2.26%5.66%

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 -1.28. 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.


-1.00-0.500.000.501.00AprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
-1.28
-0.78
AAXJ (iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AAXJDividend History

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF granted a 3.10% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.88 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.88$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

3.10%2.21%1.08%1.89%2.22%2.15%1.95%2.74%2.04%2.06%2.06%2.55%1.87%

AAXJDrawdowns Chart

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


-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
-38.98%
-23.00%
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 38.98%, recorded on Sep 23, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-38.98%Feb 18, 2021404Sep 23, 2022
-32.99%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020140Oct 9, 2020681
-31.08%Apr 28, 2015185Jan 20, 2016340May 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 17.64%. 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%20.00%30.00%40.00%50.00%AprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
17.64%
23.28%
AAXJ (iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)