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iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap ETF

EWGS
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US46429B4656
CUSIP
46429B465
Issuer
iShares
Inception Date
Jan 25, 2012
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Europe Equities
Expense Ratio
0.59%
Index Tracked
MSCI Germany Small Cap Index
ETF Home Page
www.ishares.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Small-Cap

Asset Class Style

Value

EWGSPrice Chart


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S&P 500

EWGSPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap ETF on Jan 27, 2012 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $36,885 for a total return of roughly 268.85%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


EWGS (iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWGSReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M5.06%
YTD12.89%
6M20.53%
1Y55.27%
5Y18.11%
10Y14.96%

EWGSMonthly Returns Heatmap


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EWGSSharpe 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 Small-Cap ETF Sharpe ratio is 3.09. A Sharpe ratio of 3.0 or higher is considered excellent.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


EWGS (iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWGSDividends

iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap ETF granted a 1.63% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Jun 12, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.38 per share.


PeriodTTM202020192018201720162015201420132012
Dividend$1.38$0.85$1.07$1.78$0.72$0.77$0.50$0.73$0.02$0.51

Dividend yield

1.63%1.12%1.77%3.69%1.13%1.85%1.21%1.95%0.06%1.66%

EWGSDrawdowns Chart

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


EWGS (iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWGSWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap 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 Small-Cap ETF is 45.53%, recorded on Mar 19, 2020. It took 171 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-45.53%Jan 29, 2018539Mar 19, 2020171Nov 19, 2020710
-22.96%Jun 9, 201489Oct 13, 2014408May 26, 2016497
-16.26%May 2, 201223Jun 4, 201272Sep 14, 201295
-11.82%Jun 9, 201613Jun 27, 201633Aug 12, 201646
-11.73%Sep 8, 201661Dec 2, 201653Feb 21, 2017114
-8.21%Jun 19, 20134Jun 24, 201328Aug 2, 201332
-8.13%Feb 17, 202127Mar 25, 202121Apr 26, 202148
-7.95%Feb 20, 201341Apr 18, 201314May 8, 201355
-7.57%Mar 7, 201428Apr 15, 201431May 30, 201459
-7.02%Mar 27, 201210Apr 10, 201215May 1, 201225

EWGSVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap ETF volatility is 12.30%. 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.


EWGS (iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

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