November 15, 2016 - By Vivian Park · 0 Comments
Nov 15 is a positive day so far for iShares MSCI EAFE (NYSEARCA:EFA) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.32% to hit $56.92 per share. The exchange traded fund has 56.86B net assets and 0.69% volatility this month.
Over the course of the day 2.23 million shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 17.74M over the last 30 days for iShares MSCI EAFE (NYSEARCA:EFA).
The ETF is -5.17% of its 52-Week High and 14.30% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.53. This year’s performance is -0.85% while this quarter’s performance is -3.37%.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 0.49%, the 1 year is -2.59% and the 3 year is -1.4%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 15.96, the price to book is 1.45, the price to sales is 1.02 and the price to cashflow is 5.08. It was started on 8/27/2001. The fund’s top holdings are: NESTLE SA CHF0.10 (REGD) for 1.91% of assets, ROCHE HLDGS AG GENUSSCHEINE NPV for 1.33%, NOVARTIS AG CHF0.50 (REGD) for 1.31%, TOYOTA MOTOR CORP NPV for 1.27%, HSBC Holdings PLC for 1.23%, BP PLC for 0.91%, British American Tobacco PLC for 0.88%, Royal Dutch Shell PLC Class A for 0.88%, Total SA for 0.88%, Royal Dutch Shell PLC B for 0.80%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 8.31%, Consumer Cyclical 12.17%, Financial Services 19.99%, Realestate 3.99%, Consumer Defensive 11.90%, Healthcare 10.63%, Utilities 3.55%, Communication Services 5.02%, Energy 5.15%, Industrials 12.99%, Technology 6.30%. The ETF currently as 2.91% yield.
More recent iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EFA) news were published by: Etfdailynews.com which released: “Decoding International Equity ETF Returns [iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund CAD …” on December 05, 2014. Also Etfdailynews.com published the news titled: “Chart Of Global ETF Points Toward A Possible Correction [iShares MSCI EAFE …” on June 05, 2015. Fool.com‘s news article titled: “3 Reasons to Buy the iShares MSCI EAFE ETF” with publication date: December 12, 2014 was also an interesting one.
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF, formerly iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund , is an exchange-traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $56.86 billion. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of its underlying index, MSCI EAFE Index (the Index). It currently has negative earnings. The Index has been developed by MSCI Inc. as an equity benchmark for its international stock performance.
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By Vivian Park