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iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF (EWT)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Aug 13, 2022

EWT is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the MSCI Taiwan Index. EWT launched on Jun 20, 2000 and has a 0.59% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS46434G7723
CUSIP46434G772
IssueriShares
Inception DateJun 20, 2000
RegionDeveloped Asia Pacific (Taiwan)
CategoryAsia Pacific Equities
Expense Ratio0.59%
Index TrackedMSCI Taiwan Index
ETF Home Pagewww.ishares.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Trading Data

Previous Close$53.01
Year Range$48.01 - $67.77
EMA (50)$51.98
EMA (200)$57.19
Average Volume$3.83M
Assets Under Management$5.38B

EWTShare Price Chart


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EWTPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $26,927 for a total return of roughly 169.27%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-30.00%-20.00%-10.00%0.00%10.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-17.94%
-2.76%
EWT (iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

EWTReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M9.19%12.08%
6M-19.62%-4.97%
YTD-20.42%-10.20%
1Y-14.65%-3.65%
5Y10.68%11.89%
10Y10.36%11.81%

EWTMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-2.58%-1.49%-3.86%-9.02%2.06%-11.64%1.73%3.35%
20214.26%5.62%2.58%7.64%-3.38%2.55%-0.56%2.15%-4.54%1.63%2.65%5.75%
2020-7.71%-1.42%-11.89%12.31%0.40%8.18%10.89%-1.46%2.16%0.58%9.52%9.36%
20195.28%-0.27%4.16%3.64%-7.70%5.68%0.89%-1.05%4.18%6.77%1.62%6.89%
20186.71%-5.15%4.61%-5.32%0.91%-1.72%5.00%0.34%-0.61%-12.12%0.51%-2.02%
20177.32%2.76%2.59%1.59%1.84%4.01%2.35%2.40%-3.68%5.54%-2.62%0.39%
2016-3.45%4.14%7.94%-5.77%2.14%5.32%6.97%-0.00%4.46%0.38%-2.47%-2.20%
20150.79%5.06%-1.62%4.45%-0.61%-3.43%-6.78%-9.18%-1.50%5.62%-2.66%-2.68%
2014-5.89%3.61%2.35%1.74%3.21%4.57%-0.32%4.83%-7.51%2.95%0.57%-2.52%
2013-1.61%0.90%-1.33%4.95%-2.57%-2.49%2.48%-1.10%3.26%4.27%-0.93%2.17%
20128.88%6.75%-1.43%-4.55%-5.74%1.33%-0.49%4.03%5.69%-5.76%7.53%2.47%
2011-0.32%-5.33%0.83%7.65%-1.50%-3.68%-0.13%-9.37%-14.05%9.61%-4.60%-1.08%
2010-9.52%-2.49%6.63%1.27%-10.62%-1.41%10.80%-2.18%11.61%2.58%1.37%13.02%

EWTSharpe 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 Taiwan ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.68. 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.


-1.00-0.500.000.501.00MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-0.68
-0.20
EWT (iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

EWTDividend History

iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF granted a 3.32% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.76 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.76$1.76$0.97$1.02$1.00$1.02$0.70$0.80$0.58$0.52$0.54$0.95$0.58

Dividend yield

3.32%2.64%1.88%2.60%3.39%3.12%2.72%3.64%2.32%2.23%2.48%5.14%2.47%

EWTDrawdowns Chart

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


-30.00%-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-21.78%
-10.77%
EWT (iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

EWTWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI Taiwan 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 Taiwan ETF is 31.34%, recorded on Jan 15, 2016. It took 270 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-31.34%Apr 28, 2015183Jan 15, 2016270Feb 10, 2017453
-29.49%Jan 14, 202046Mar 19, 202074Jul 6, 2020120
-29.16%Jan 5, 2022125Jul 6, 2022
-29.06%Feb 8, 2011219Dec 19, 2011578Apr 9, 2014797
-20.49%Jan 23, 2018239Jan 3, 2019199Oct 17, 2019438
-18.62%Jan 12, 2010101Jun 7, 201077Sep 24, 2010178
-12.98%Apr 30, 20219May 12, 202180Sep 3, 202189
-11.11%Aug 28, 201490Jan 6, 201574Apr 23, 2015164
-8.16%Sep 7, 202127Oct 13, 202124Nov 16, 202151
-6.22%Nov 27, 20178Dec 6, 201720Jan 5, 201828

EWTVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF volatility is 14.95%. 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.


15.00%20.00%25.00%30.00%35.00%40.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
14.95%
16.68%
EWT (iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)