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iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM)

ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US4642872349
CUSIP
464287234
Issuer
iShares
Inception Date
Apr 11, 2003
Region
Emerging Markets (Broad)
Category
Asia Pacific Equities
Expense Ratio
0.68%
Index Tracked
MSCI Emerging Markets Index
ETF Home Page
www.ishares.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

EEMPrice Chart


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EEMPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $14,691 for a total return of roughly 46.91%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


EEM (iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EEMReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
YTD0.76%-3.97%
1M2.26%-0.94%
6M-5.20%7.48%
1Y-7.69%21.47%
5Y8.44%15.05%
10Y3.90%13.31%

EEMMonthly Returns Heatmap


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EEMSharpe 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 Emerging Markets 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.


EEM (iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EEMDividends

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF granted a 1.98% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Jan 19, 2022. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.97 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.97$0.97$0.75$1.24$0.87$0.88$0.66$0.80$0.87$0.85$0.74$0.80$0.64

Dividend yield

1.98%1.99%1.48%2.86%2.37%2.04%2.09%2.80%2.56%2.42%2.02%2.61%1.69%

EEMDrawdowns Chart

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


EEM (iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EEMWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets 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 Emerging Markets ETF is 38.21%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 172 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-38.21%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020172Nov 24, 2020713
-37.55%Apr 27, 20111191Jan 20, 2016390Aug 7, 20171581
-17.77%Apr 15, 201026May 20, 201084Sep 20, 2010110
-16.62%Feb 18, 2021213Dec 20, 2021
-14.75%Jan 11, 201020Feb 8, 201037Apr 1, 201057
-7.82%Nov 5, 201017Nov 30, 201024Jan 4, 201141
-7.7%Jan 5, 201149Mar 16, 201111Mar 31, 201160
-5.34%Jan 22, 20216Jan 29, 20216Feb 8, 202112
-5.29%Nov 24, 20179Dec 6, 201716Dec 29, 201725
-4.28%Apr 11, 20116Apr 18, 20113Apr 21, 20119

EEMVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF volatility is 23.07%. 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.


EEM (iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EEMAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
IEMGOct 18, 20120.14%-0.05%4.68%3.06%Compare EEM and IEMG
SPEMMar 19, 20070.11%1.06%5.10%3.11%Compare EEM and SPEM
VWOMar 10, 20050.12%0.97%4.57%2.60%Compare EEM and VWO

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