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iShares Asia 50 ETF (AIA)
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ETF Info

ISINUS4642884302
CUSIP464288430
IssueriShares
Inception DateNov 13, 2007
RegionBroad Asia (Pacific ex-Japan)
CategoryAsia Pacific Equities
Index TrackedS&P Asia 50
Home Pagewww.ishares.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Expense Ratio

AIA has a high expense ratio of 0.50%, indicating higher-than-average management fees.


Expense ratio chart for AIA: current value at 0.50% compared with the broader market ranging from 0.00% to 2.12%.0.50%1.00%1.50%2.00%0.50%

Share Price Chart


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iShares Asia 50 ETF

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Performance

Performance Chart

The chart shows the growth of an initial investment of $10,000 in iShares Asia 50 ETF, comparing it to the performance of the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. All prices have been adjusted for splits and dividends.


50.00%100.00%150.00%200.00%250.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
92.09%
263.88%
AIA (iShares Asia 50 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

S&P 500

Returns By Period

iShares Asia 50 ETF had a return of 16.91% year-to-date (YTD) and 17.74% in the last 12 months. Over the past 10 years, iShares Asia 50 ETF had an annualized return of 5.67%, while the S&P 500 had an annualized return of 10.84%, indicating that iShares Asia 50 ETF did not perform as well as the benchmark.


PeriodReturnBenchmark
Year-To-Date16.91%11.29%
1 month16.62%6.86%
6 months16.44%16.73%
1 year17.74%26.63%
5 years (annualized)5.21%13.23%
10 years (annualized)5.67%10.84%

Monthly Returns

The table below presents the monthly returns of AIA, with color gradation from worst to best to easily spot seasonal factors. Returns are adjusted for dividends.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024-6.33%5.38%6.10%1.12%16.91%
202314.29%-10.02%6.07%-5.14%-1.43%3.87%6.28%-8.35%-4.46%-2.71%6.39%2.76%4.87%
20221.10%-6.49%-5.18%-6.13%1.88%-3.67%-3.87%-1.84%-15.68%-8.21%27.02%-0.90%-24.09%
20217.46%1.13%-2.69%0.03%-0.98%0.87%-8.40%-1.01%-5.90%2.31%-4.37%0.99%-10.92%
2020-5.83%-0.40%-10.00%6.68%-0.05%9.70%7.20%3.49%-0.25%3.40%10.03%7.57%33.72%
20199.66%-0.12%0.94%3.34%-9.70%8.16%-2.56%-5.19%3.60%4.30%0.65%8.99%22.19%
20188.71%-6.63%1.85%-1.46%-1.26%-4.99%1.26%-1.09%-0.57%-11.96%5.03%-2.52%-14.23%
20177.72%2.01%3.35%2.36%4.33%2.28%5.30%1.38%0.56%5.39%1.47%1.81%44.98%
2016-7.81%0.05%11.18%-1.06%-0.19%4.88%5.64%2.35%3.75%-2.14%-1.35%-2.71%11.93%
20151.76%3.20%1.15%7.42%-2.58%-3.38%-6.22%-10.67%-1.31%9.64%-2.61%-2.66%-7.69%
2014-8.67%3.58%1.15%1.10%4.07%0.97%3.65%1.14%-7.73%3.26%-0.25%-1.00%0.27%
2013-1.47%-0.02%-2.09%1.21%-3.40%-5.21%3.58%0.57%4.97%3.36%2.64%-1.70%1.92%

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank

The current rank of AIA is 34, suggesting that the investment has average results relative to other ETFs in terms of risk-adjusted performance. This ranking is determined by the cumulative values of the indicators listed below.


The Risk-Adjusted Performance Rank of AIA is 3434
AIA (iShares Asia 50 ETF)
The Sharpe Ratio Rank of AIA is 3737Sharpe Ratio Rank
The Sortino Ratio Rank of AIA is 3737Sortino Ratio Rank
The Omega Ratio Rank of AIA is 3535Omega Ratio Rank
The Calmar Ratio Rank of AIA is 2929Calmar Ratio Rank
The Martin Ratio Rank of AIA is 3131Martin Ratio Rank
The risk-adjusted ranks indicate the investment's position relative to the market. A rank closer to 100 signifies top-performing investments, while a rank closer to 0 might suggest underperformance, based on the selected ratio. The values are calculated based on the past 12 months of returns.

Risk-Adjusted Performance Indicators

The charts below present risk-adjusted performance metrics for iShares Asia 50 ETF (AIA) and compare them to a chosen benchmark (^GSPC). These indicators evaluate an investment's returns against its associated risks.


AIA
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for AIA, currently valued at 0.92, compared to the broader market0.002.004.000.92
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for AIA, currently valued at 1.40, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.001.40
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for AIA, currently valued at 1.16, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.002.503.001.16
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for AIA, currently valued at 0.40, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.000.40
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for AIA, currently valued at 2.24, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.00100.002.24
^GSPC
Sharpe ratio
The chart of Sharpe ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 2.30, compared to the broader market0.002.004.002.30
Sortino ratio
The chart of Sortino ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 3.26, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.003.26
Omega ratio
The chart of Omega ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.40, compared to the broader market0.501.001.502.002.503.001.40
Calmar ratio
The chart of Calmar ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 1.86, compared to the broader market0.005.0010.0015.001.86
Martin ratio
The chart of Martin ratio for ^GSPC, currently valued at 8.76, compared to the broader market0.0020.0040.0060.0080.00100.008.76

Sharpe Ratio

The current iShares Asia 50 ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.92. This value is calculated based on the past 1 year of trading data and takes into account price changes and dividends.

Use the chart below to compare the Sharpe ratio of iShares Asia 50 ETF with the selected benchmark, providing insights into the investment's historical performance in terms of risk-adjusted returns. Go to the Sharpe ratio tool for more fine-grained control over the calculation options.


Rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio-1.000.001.002.003.00December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
0.92
2.30
AIA (iShares Asia 50 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Dividends

Dividend History

iShares Asia 50 ETF granted a 2.24% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.52 per share.


PeriodTTM20232022202120202019201820172016201520142013
Dividend$1.52$1.52$1.46$1.16$0.96$1.46$1.38$0.95$1.05$1.21$1.05$0.98

Dividend yield

2.24%2.62%2.58%1.52%1.10%2.22%2.49%1.44%2.27%2.85%2.22%2.05%

Monthly Dividends

The table displays the monthly dividend distributions for iShares Asia 50 ETF. The dividends shown in the table have been adjusted to account for any splits that may have occurred.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2024$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
2023$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.53$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.99$1.52
2022$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.95$1.46
2021$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.45$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.72$1.16
2020$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.26$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.70$0.96
2019$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.41$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.05$1.46
2018$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.33$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.05$1.38
2017$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.19$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.76$0.95
2016$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.23$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.82$1.05
2015$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.26$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.95$1.21
2014$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.53$1.05
2013$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.47$0.98

Drawdowns

Drawdowns Chart

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


-50.00%-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
-29.20%
0
AIA (iShares Asia 50 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

Worst Drawdowns

The table below displays the maximum drawdowns of the iShares Asia 50 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 Asia 50 ETF was 60.89%, occurring on Nov 20, 2008. Recovery took 595 trading sessions.

The current iShares Asia 50 ETF drawdown is 29.20%.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-60.89%Dec 7, 2007242Nov 20, 2008595Apr 4, 2011837
-54.64%Feb 18, 2021425Oct 24, 2022
-30.88%Apr 28, 2015185Jan 20, 2016291Mar 16, 2017476
-28.35%Jan 29, 2018539Mar 19, 202074Jul 6, 2020613
-27.83%May 3, 2011107Oct 3, 2011302Dec 14, 2012409

Volatility

Volatility Chart

The current iShares Asia 50 ETF volatility is 4.98%, 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%7.00%December2024FebruaryMarchAprilMay
4.98%
3.15%
AIA (iShares Asia 50 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)