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

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Feb 24, 2024

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.

Summary

ETF Info

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

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Expense Ratio

The iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF has a high expense ratio of 0.68%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


0.68%
0.00%2.15%

Share Price Chart


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Performance

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


-5.00%0.00%5.00%10.00%15.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2024February
5.10%
15.51%
AAXJ (iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

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Return

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF had a return of 0.60% year-to-date (YTD) and 2.22% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF had an annualized return of 3.54%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.70%, indicating that iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date0.60%6.69%
1 month4.59%4.52%
6 months5.10%15.50%
1 year2.22%26.83%
5 years (annualized)0.94%12.76%
10 years (annualized)3.54%10.70%

Monthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2024-5.29%
20236.16%-7.02%-3.17%-3.29%6.51%3.50%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

This table presents risk-adjusted performance metrics for iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF (AAXJ) and compares them with a selected benchmark (^GSPC). These performance indicators assess an investment's returns in relation to its risk, enabling a more accurate comparison of different investment options.


Sharpe ratioSortino ratioOmega ratioCalmar ratioUlcer Index
AAXJ
iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF
0.16
^GSPC
S&P 500
2.23

Sharpe Ratio

The current iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.16. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio-1.00-0.500.000.501.001.502.002.50SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2024February
0.16
2.23
AAXJ (iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividend History

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF granted a 2.25% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.51 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$1.51$1.51$1.12$1.82$0.94$1.34$1.33$1.51$0.97$1.30$1.08$1.06

Dividend yield

2.25%2.26%1.73%2.20%1.05%1.82%2.09%1.98%1.76%2.43%1.77%1.76%

Monthly 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
2024$0.00
2023$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.40$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.11
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.34$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.78
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$0.92
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$0.51$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.55

Drawdowns Chart

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


-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2024February
-30.31%
0
AAXJ (iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF. A maximum drawdown is a measure of risk, indicating the largest reduction in portfolio value due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown for the iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF was 49.37%, occurring on Nov 20, 2008. Recovery took 165 trading sessions.

The current iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF drawdown is 30.31%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-49.37%Aug 18, 200866Nov 20, 2008165Jul 20, 2009231
-44.52%Feb 18, 2021425Oct 24, 2022
-33%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020140Oct 9, 2020681
-31.09%Apr 28, 2015185Jan 20, 2016340May 25, 2017525
-29.51%Apr 25, 2011113Oct 3, 2011658May 16, 2014771

Volatility Chart

The current iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF volatility is 4.32%, representing the average percentage change in the investments's value, either up or down over the past month. The chart below shows the rolling one-month volatility.


2.00%3.00%4.00%5.00%6.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2024February
4.32%
3.90%
AAXJ (iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex-Japan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)