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iShares MSCI Belgium ETF

EWK
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US4642863017
CUSIP
464286301
Issuer
iShares
Inception Date
Mar 12, 1996
Region
North America (U.S.)
Category
Europe Equities
Expense Ratio
0.49%
Index Tracked
MSCI Belgium Investable Market Index
ETF Home Page
www.ishares.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Value

EWKPrice Chart


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EWKPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI Belgium ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $23,058 for a total return of roughly 130.58%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


EWK (iShares MSCI Belgium ETF)
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EWKReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M-1.43%
6M10.61%
YTD13.88%
1Y26.08%
5Y7.31%
10Y7.90%

EWKMonthly Returns Heatmap


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EWKSharpe 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 Belgium ETF Sharpe ratio is 1.39. A Sharpe ratio greater than 1.0 is considered acceptable.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


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EWKDividends

iShares MSCI Belgium ETF granted a 1.93% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Jul 25, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.43 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.43$0.33$0.55$0.45$0.61$0.31$0.37$0.30$0.76$0.38$0.57$0.24

Dividend yield

1.93%1.66%2.77%2.77%2.91%1.75%2.06%1.85%4.62%2.71%5.35%1.86%

EWKDrawdowns Chart

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


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EWKWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI Belgium 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 Belgium ETF is 42.80%, recorded on Mar 17, 2020. It took 276 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-42.8%Jan 29, 2018537Mar 17, 2020276Apr 21, 2021813
-33.29%May 2, 2011146Nov 25, 2011291Jan 25, 2013437
-20.65%Jan 15, 201091May 26, 201091Oct 5, 2010182
-15.04%May 13, 2014110Oct 16, 2014131Apr 27, 2015241
-14.39%Nov 5, 201017Nov 30, 201087Apr 5, 2011104
-13.46%Dec 30, 201528Feb 9, 201678Jun 1, 2016106
-11.97%Jun 9, 201613Jun 27, 201661Sep 22, 201674
-11.4%Sep 29, 201637Nov 18, 201680Mar 17, 2017117
-11.05%Jul 22, 201549Sep 29, 201562Dec 28, 2015111
-9.13%May 9, 201332Jun 24, 201328Aug 2, 201360

EWKVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI Belgium ETF volatility is 18.75%. 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.


EWK (iShares MSCI Belgium ETF)
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