Breaking: iShares MSCI Canada (EWC) Declines 0.2% for Nov 16

November 16, 2016 - By Darrin Black   ·   0 Comments

Nov 16 is a negative day so far for iShares MSCI Canada (NYSEARCA:EWC) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.2% to hit $25.32 per share. The exchange traded fund has 3.22B net assets and 0.99% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 85,992 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 1.94M over the last 30 days for iShares MSCI Canada (NYSEARCA:EWC).

The ETF is -5.19% of its 52-Week High and 38.61% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.31. This year’s performance is 16.50% while this quarter’s performance is -3.91%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 18.84%, the 1 year is 8.82% and the 3 year is -2.73%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 17.03, the price to book is 1.68, the price to sales is 1.63 and the price to cashflow is 5.04. It was started on 04/01/1996. The fund’s top holdings are: ROYAL BANK OF CANADA for 7.88% of assets, TD US Small-Cap Equity – I for 7.13%, BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA for 5.47%, SUNCOR ENERGY INC. for 4.23%, Canadian National Railway Co for 4.15%, BANK OF MONTREAL for 3.47%, ENBRIDGE INC for 3.40%, TRANSCANADA CORP. for 3.07%, CDN NATURAL RES for 2.95%, Brookfield Asset Management Inc Class A for 2.56%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 11.35%, Consumer Cyclical 3.88%, Financial Services 36.64%, Realestate 3.35%, Consumer Defensive 5.54%, Healthcare 0.49%, Utilities 1.92%, Communication Services 3.05%, Energy 22.35%, Industrials 8.86%, Technology 2.57%. The ETF currently as 1.89% yield.

More notable recent iShares MSCI Canada Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWC) news were published by: which released: “Canada’s GDP Plunges 1.6% in Q2, Worst Reading in Seven Years” on September 01, 2016, also with their article: “Worried About The Election? Then Consider Canadian ETFs” published on October 20, 2016, published: “Canada’s Debt Problem Worsens: Household Debt Eclipses GDP for First Time” on September 15, 2016. More interesting news about iShares MSCI Canada Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWC) were released by: and their article: “Canada May Provide a Nice Proxy Bet on Energy’s Rebound” published on September 27, 2016 as well as‘s news article titled: “iShares MSCI Canada ETF Experiences Big Outflow” with publication date: October 19, 2016.

iShares MSCI Canada ETF , formerly iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The ETF has a market cap of $3.22 billion. The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the Canadian market, as measured by the MSCI Canada Index (the Index). It currently has negative earnings. The Index seeks to measure the performance of the Canadian equity market.

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