Today were published iShares Trust (NYSEARCA:EWU)‘s daily net flows. The ETF registered $96.24M asset inflows for 5.15% increase, reaching $1965.15M after yestarday’s trading session. The chart of iShares Trust 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 stock decreased 2.12% or $0.33 on October 11, hitting $15.2. It is down 1.87% since March 9, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 9.29% the S&P500.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 0.56%, the 1 year is 1.01% and the 3 year is -2.39%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 18, the price to book is 1.9, the price to sales is 1.23 and the price to cashflow is 6.04. iShares Trust 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: HSBC Holdings PLC for 6.36% of assets, British American Tobacco PLC for 5.10%, BP PLC for 4.65%, Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A for 4.54%, GlaxoSmithKline PLC for 4.44%, Royal Dutch Shell PLC B for 4.15%, AstraZeneca PLC for 3.51%, Vodafone Group PLC for 3.27%, Diageo PLC for 3.09%, Unilever PLC for 2.60%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 7.27%, Consumer Cyclical 9.13%, Financial Services 18.81%, Realestate 1.44%, Consumer Defensive 20.67%, Healthcare 11.49%, Utilities 4.57%, Communication Services 5.82%, Energy 13.92%, Industrials 5.89%, Technology 0.97%. The ETF currently as 0% yield.
More notable recent iShares Trust (NYSEARCA:EWU) news were published by: Wsj.com which released: “BlackRock Suspends Issuance of New iShares Gold Trust Shares” on March 04, 2016, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Form 497K iSHARES TRUST” published on October 11, 2016, Nasdaq.com published: “iShares Gold Trust Experiences Big Inflow” on August 08, 2016. More interesting news about iShares Trust (NYSEARCA:EWU) were released by: Etfdailynews.com and their article: “Three Reasons Why Gold and Silver Got Creamed Last Week” published on October 10, 2016 as well as Etfdailynews.com‘s news article titled: “Here’s How Greed Affected Precious Metals This Week” with publication date: October 08, 2016.
EWU Company Profile
iShares MSCI United Kingdom 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 British market, as measured by the MSCI United Kingdom Index (the Index). The Index seeks to measure the performance of the British 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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