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iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (EWZ)

ETF · Currency in USD
ISIN
US4642864007
CUSIP
464286400
Issuer
iShares
Inception Date
Jul 10, 2000
Region
Latin America (Brazil)
Category
Latin America Equities
Expense Ratio
0.59%
Index Tracked
MSCI Brazil 25/50 Index
ETF Home Page
www.ishares.com
Asset Class
Equity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

EWZPrice Chart


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EWZPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF on Jan 5, 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $5,225 for a total return of roughly -47.75%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


EWZ (iShares MSCI Brazil ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWZReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-3.64%0.43%
6M-21.91%9.37%
YTD-19.53%22.33%
1Y-11.24%26.59%
5Y0.14%15.74%
10Y-3.82%14.46%

EWZMonthly Returns Heatmap


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EWZSharpe 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 Brazil ETF Sharpe ratio is -0.35. 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.


EWZ (iShares MSCI Brazil ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWZDividends

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF granted a 3.07% dividend yield in the last twelve months, as of Nov 27, 2021. The annual payout for that period amounted to $0.90 per share.


PeriodTTM20202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$0.90$0.63$1.21$1.11$0.69$0.60$0.84$1.38$1.44$1.57$1.51$2.81

Dividend yield

3.07%1.71%2.54%2.89%1.71%1.81%4.08%3.78%3.23%2.80%2.62%3.63%

EWZDrawdowns Chart

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


EWZ (iShares MSCI Brazil ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

EWZWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI Brazil 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 Brazil ETF is 74.86%, recorded on Jan 21, 2016. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-74.86%Apr 5, 20111207Jan 21, 2016
-24.66%Jan 7, 201093May 20, 201093Oct 1, 2010186
-10.92%Nov 5, 201067Feb 10, 201135Apr 1, 2011102
-5.96%Oct 14, 20107Oct 22, 20109Nov 4, 201016
-2.64%Oct 6, 20102Oct 7, 20104Oct 13, 20106

EWZVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI Brazil ETF volatility is 20.54%. 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.


EWZ (iShares MSCI Brazil ETF)
Benchmark (S&P 500)

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