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iShares MSCI Kuwait ETF (KWT)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Aug 6, 2022

KWT is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the MSCI All Kuwait Select Size Liquidity Capped Index. KWT launched on Sep 1, 2020 and has a 0.74% expense ratio.

ETF Info

IssueriShares
Inception DateSep 1, 2020
RegionGlobal (Broad)
CategoryFinancials Equities
Expense Ratio0.74%
Index TrackedMSCI All Kuwait Select Size Liquidity Capped Index
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Multi-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Trading Data

Previous Close$36.95
Year Range$30.22 - $39.73
EMA (50)$36.25
EMA (200)$34.92
Average Volume$11.69K

KWTShare Price Chart


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KWTPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI Kuwait ETF in Sep 2020 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $16,141 for a total return of roughly 61.41%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-20.00%-10.00%0.00%10.00%20.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
7.04%
-7.56%
KWT (iShares MSCI Kuwait ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

KWTReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M4.58%8.19%
6M7.29%-7.42%
YTD13.50%-13.03%
1Y22.41%-5.85%
5Y28.38%9.97%
10Y28.38%9.97%

KWTMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
20225.74%5.41%6.12%2.05%-4.26%-5.32%4.83%-1.05%
20214.30%-1.84%3.49%6.81%1.85%2.40%2.79%4.35%0.15%3.81%-4.71%4.25%
20205.22%-1.52%1.33%3.59%

KWTSharpe 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 Kuwait ETF Sharpe ratio is 1.71. A Sharpe ratio greater than 1.0 is considered acceptable.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.000.001.002.003.004.00MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
1.71
-0.31
KWT (iShares MSCI Kuwait ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

KWTDividend History

iShares MSCI Kuwait ETF granted a 7.56% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $2.79 per share.


PeriodTTM20212020
Dividend$2.79$2.54$0.07

Dividend yield

7.56%7.81%0.30%

KWTDrawdowns Chart

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


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%SeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
-7.21%
-13.58%
KWT (iShares MSCI Kuwait ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

KWTWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI Kuwait 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 Kuwait ETF is 14.20%, recorded on Jun 21, 2022. The portfolio has not recovered from it yet.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-14.2%May 9, 202230Jun 21, 2022
-8.71%Oct 13, 202015Nov 2, 202059Jan 28, 202174
-8.06%Nov 15, 202111Nov 30, 202130Jan 12, 202241
-4.72%Sep 28, 20202Sep 29, 20206Oct 7, 20208
-3.31%Jun 29, 20215Jul 6, 202114Jul 26, 202119
-3.2%Jan 29, 202119Feb 25, 202110Mar 11, 202129
-2.8%May 21, 20217Jun 1, 20219Jun 14, 202116
-2.2%Mar 10, 20223Mar 14, 20228Mar 24, 202211
-1.72%Jan 18, 20227Jan 26, 20223Jan 31, 202210
-1.63%May 10, 20213May 12, 20216May 20, 20219

KWTVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI Kuwait ETF volatility is 9.84%. 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.


0.00%10.00%20.00%30.00%40.00%MarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugust
9.84%
19.67%
KWT (iShares MSCI Kuwait ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)