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iShares MSCI-Australia ETF (EWA)

ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US4642861037
CUSIP
464286103
Issuer
iShares
Inception Date
Mar 18, 1996
Region
Developed Asia Pacific (Australia)
Category
Asia Pacific Equities
Expense Ratio
0.50%
Index Tracked
MSCI Australia Index
ETF Home Page
www.ishares.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

EWAPrice Chart


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EWAPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI-Australia ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $17,205 for a total return of roughly 72.05%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


EWA (iShares MSCI-Australia ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWAReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-7.84%0.43%
6M-6.86%9.37%
YTD3.99%22.33%
1Y7.20%26.59%
5Y7.72%15.74%
10Y6.01%14.46%

EWAMonthly Returns Heatmap


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EWASharpe 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-Australia ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.44. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


EWA (iShares MSCI-Australia ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWADividends

iShares MSCI-Australia ETF granted a 2.35% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Nov 27, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.58 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.58$0.48$0.90$1.18$1.03$0.82$1.04$1.09$1.14$1.35$1.09$0.83

Dividend yield

2.35%2.02%3.97%6.11%4.44%4.03%5.48%4.92%4.69%5.37%5.07%3.26%

EWADrawdowns Chart

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


EWA (iShares MSCI-Australia ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWAWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI-Australia 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-Australia ETF is 45.54%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 172 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-45.54%Jan 17, 202045Mar 23, 2020172Nov 24, 2020217
-35.37%Sep 4, 2014345Jan 15, 2016491Dec 27, 2017836
-30.39%Apr 29, 2011109Oct 3, 2011319Jan 10, 2013428
-26.47%Apr 15, 201026May 20, 2010102Oct 14, 2010128
-19.89%May 1, 201336Jun 20, 2013202Apr 9, 2014238
-19.11%Jan 29, 2018229Dec 24, 2018122Jun 20, 2019351
-15.77%Jan 12, 201019Feb 8, 201037Apr 1, 201056
-10.87%Feb 18, 201118Mar 16, 201110Mar 30, 201128
-10.47%Nov 8, 201016Nov 30, 201045Feb 3, 201161
-9.21%Jun 15, 2021116Nov 26, 2021

EWAVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI-Australia ETF volatility is 22.86%. 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.


EWA (iShares MSCI-Australia ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

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