Today were published iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)‘s daily net flows. The ETF registered $193.70M asset inflows for 1.39% increase, reaching $14155.27M after yestarday’s trading session. The chart of iShares MSCI Japan ETF shows positive short-term setup. In the net flows calculation is not included the performance of the etf but only share redemptions (outflows) and share purchases (inflows). Net inflows create excess cash for managers to invest, which theoretically creates demand for the etf’s holdings. The ETF increased 0.32% or $0.04 during the last trading session, hitting $12.49. iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) has risen 10.63% since March 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.31% the S&P500.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 4.29%, the 1 year is 11.39% and the 3 year is 3.08%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 13.92, the price to book is 1.05, the price to sales is 0.67 and the price to cashflow is 3.61. iShares MSCI Japan ETF is in the ETF category: , is part of the fund family and currently has $ net assets. It was started on 1/1/0001. The fund’s top holdings are: TOYOTA MOTOR CORP LT for 5.12% of assets, MITSUBISHI UFJ FINAN for 2.14%, SOFTBANK CORP ORD for 2.07%, KDDI CORP for 1.89%, HONDA MOTOR CO LTD for 1.56%, JAPAN TOBACCO for 1.52%, SUMITOMO MITSUI FINL for 1.52%, SONY CORP ORD for 1.35%, MIZUHO FINL GRP INC for 1.33%, SEVEN & I HOLDINGS C for 1.19%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 6.66%, Consumer Cyclical 18.93%, Financial Services 12.17%, Realestate 5.11%, Consumer Defensive 8.49%, Healthcare 7.50%, Utilities 2.14%, Communication Services 6.39%, Energy 1.61%, Industrials 18.19%, Technology 12.81%. The ETF currently as 0% yield.
More notable recent iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) news were published by: Etfdailynews.com which released: “The New Debt Bomb That Could Derail Japanese Banks” on October 10, 2016, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “iShares MSCI Japan ETF Experiences Big Outflow” published on September 26, 2016, Etfdailynews.com published: “Goldman Sachs: Bank of Japan Probably Cannot Control Yield Curve” on September 22, 2016. More interesting news about iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) were released by: Etfdailynews.com and their article: “Japanese ETF Surges as Bank of Japan Leaves Rates Unchanged, but Ups ETF Buying” published on September 21, 2016 as well as Etfdailynews.com‘s news article titled: “Japanese Government Will Nearly Double its ETF Purchases” with publication date: July 29, 2016.
EWJ Company Profile
iShares MSCI Japan Index Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded securities in the aggregate in the Japanese market, as measured by the MSCI Japan Index (the Index). The Index seeks to measure the performance of the Japanese equity market. The Index is a capitalization-weighted index that aims to capture 85% of the (publicly available) total market capitalization. Component companies are adjusted for available float and must meet objective criteria for inclusion in the Index. The Index is reviewed quarterly.
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