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iShares MSCI South Korea ETF

EWY
ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US4642867729
CUSIP
464286772
Issuer
iShares
Inception Date
May 12, 2000
Region
Developed Asia Pacific (South Korea)
Category
Asia Pacific Equities
Expense Ratio
0.59%
Index Tracked
MSCI Korea Index
ETF Home Page
www.ishares.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Value

EWYPrice Chart


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EWYPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI South Korea ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $19,139 for a total return of roughly 91.39%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


EWY (iShares MSCI South Korea ETF)
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EWYReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturn
1M-4.73%
6M-14.48%
YTD-6.60%
1Y21.08%
5Y9.58%
10Y6.09%

EWYMonthly Returns Heatmap


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EWYSharpe 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 South Korea ETF Sharpe ratio is 0.96. A Sharpe ratio between 0 and 1.0 is considered sub-optimal.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


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EWYDividends

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF granted a 0.78% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Oct 16, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.63 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.63$0.63$1.31$0.79$2.18$0.65$1.20$0.66$0.90$0.37$0.70$0.44

Dividend yield

0.78%0.73%2.10%1.34%2.90%1.21%2.42%1.20%1.39%0.58%1.34%0.72%

EWYDrawdowns Chart

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


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EWYWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI South Korea 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 South Korea ETF is 48.93%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 172 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-48.93%Jan 29, 2018541Mar 23, 2020172Nov 24, 2020713
-34.66%May 3, 2011107Oct 3, 20111407May 8, 20171514
-20.53%Jan 11, 2021191Oct 12, 2021
-20.43%Apr 27, 201022May 26, 201084Sep 24, 2010106
-12.93%Jan 20, 201014Feb 8, 201037Apr 1, 201051
-10.6%Feb 2, 201130Mar 16, 201110Mar 30, 201140
-8.15%Jul 25, 201713Aug 10, 201743Oct 11, 201756
-7.42%Nov 5, 201013Nov 23, 201011Dec 9, 201024
-5.73%Oct 19, 20101Oct 19, 201010Nov 2, 201011
-4.29%Nov 24, 201720Dec 21, 20176Jan 2, 201826

EWYVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI South Korea ETF volatility is 25.26%. 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.


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