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iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG)

ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US4642868065
CUSIP
464286806
Issuer
iShares
Inception Date
Mar 12, 1996
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Europe Equities
Expense Ratio
0.49%
Index Tracked
MSCI Germany Index
ETF Home Page
www.ishares.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

EWGPrice Chart


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EWGPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI Germany ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $18,102 for a total return of roughly 81.02%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


EWG (iShares MSCI Germany ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWGReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-5.94%0.43%
6M-8.77%9.37%
YTD2.34%22.33%
1Y7.67%26.59%
5Y7.46%15.74%
10Y7.60%14.46%

EWGMonthly Returns Heatmap


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EWGSharpe 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 Germany ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.52. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


EWG (iShares MSCI Germany ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWGDividends

iShares MSCI Germany ETF granted a 3.10% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Nov 27, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.99 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.99$0.67$0.74$0.74$0.68$0.62$0.51$0.63$0.44$0.58$0.67$0.29

Dividend yield

3.10%2.10%2.51%2.93%2.06%2.35%1.93%2.30%1.37%2.35%3.51%1.19%

EWGDrawdowns Chart

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


EWG (iShares MSCI Germany ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWGWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI Germany 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 Germany ETF is 46.80%, recorded on Mar 18, 2020. It took 247 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-46.8%Jan 24, 2018541Mar 18, 2020247Mar 11, 2021788
-37.82%May 2, 2011108Oct 3, 2011467Aug 13, 2013575
-26.62%Jun 9, 2014424Feb 11, 2016309May 4, 2017733
-21.03%Jan 12, 201094May 26, 201097Oct 13, 2010191
-11.65%Mar 4, 20119Mar 16, 201112Apr 1, 201121
-10.87%Jun 8, 2021121Nov 26, 2021
-9.08%Nov 5, 201017Nov 30, 201033Jan 18, 201150
-7.62%Jan 2, 201422Feb 3, 201478May 27, 2014100
-5.03%Aug 26, 20135Aug 30, 20137Sep 11, 201312
-3.76%Apr 19, 202112May 4, 20213May 7, 202115

EWGVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI Germany ETF volatility is 16.67%. 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.


EWG (iShares MSCI Germany ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

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