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iShares Asia 50 ETF (AIA)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Feb 4, 2023

AIA is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the S&P Asia 50. AIA launched on Nov 13, 2007 and has a 0.50% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS4642884302
CUSIP464288430
IssueriShares
Inception DateNov 13, 2007
RegionBroad Asia (Pacific ex-Japan)
CategoryAsia Pacific Equities
Expense Ratio0.50%
Index TrackedS&P Asia 50
ETF Home Pagewww.ishares.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Trading Data

Previous Close$64.52
Year Range$44.56 - $77.01
EMA (50)$60.77
EMA (200)$60.36
Average Volume$90.17K

AIAShare Price Chart


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AIAPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares Asia 50 ETF in Sep 2022 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $20,750 for a total return of roughly 107.50%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-20.00%-10.00%0.00%10.00%20.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
12.41%
4.28%
AIA (iShares Asia 50 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AIACompare to other instruments

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iShares Asia 50 ETF

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AIAReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M11.59%8.17%
YTD13.71%7.73%
6M7.98%-0.37%
1Y-15.09%-9.87%
5Y0.60%8.42%
10Y5.45%10.72%

AIAMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
202314.29%
2022-1.84%-15.68%-8.21%27.02%-0.90%

AIASharpe 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 Asia 50 ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.48. 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
-0.48
-0.41
AIA (iShares Asia 50 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AIADividend History

iShares Asia 50 ETF granted a 2.28% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.47 per share.


PeriodTTM2022202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.47$1.47$1.17$0.96$1.47$1.37$0.96$1.06$1.21$1.05$0.99$0.90$1.16$0.73

Dividend yield

2.28%2.59%1.57%1.15%2.35%2.68%1.60%2.56%3.29%2.63%2.48%2.30%3.72%2.02%

AIAMonthly 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.


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2023$0.00
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
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
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
2019$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.42$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$1.06
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
2017$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.19$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.77
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
2015$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.26$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.96
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
2013$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.52$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.47
2012$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.43$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.47
2011$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.45$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.71
2010$0.34$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.40

AIADrawdowns Chart

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


-50.00%-40.00%-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
-34.32%
-13.76%
AIA (iShares Asia 50 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

AIAWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares Asia 50 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 Asia 50 ETF is 54.64%, recorded on Oct 24, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-54.64%Feb 18, 2021425Oct 24, 2022
-30.87%Apr 28, 2015185Jan 20, 2016291Mar 16, 2017476
-28.34%Jan 29, 2018539Mar 19, 202074Jul 6, 2020613
-27.83%May 3, 2011107Oct 3, 2011302Dec 14, 2012409
-17.59%Jan 3, 2013119Jun 24, 2013103Nov 18, 2013222
-16.05%Apr 15, 201030May 26, 201084Sep 24, 2010114
-12.06%Dec 2, 201343Feb 3, 201488Jun 10, 2014131
-11.38%Jan 7, 201021Feb 5, 201038Apr 1, 201059
-10.96%Sep 8, 201425Oct 10, 2014119Apr 2, 2015144
-9.4%Jan 20, 201139Mar 16, 201113Apr 4, 201152

AIAVolatility Chart

Current iShares Asia 50 ETF volatility is 25.18%. 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%OctoberNovemberDecember2023February
25.18%
16.33%
AIA (iShares Asia 50 ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)