November 16, 2016 - By Louis Casey · 0 Comments
Nov 16 is a negative day so far for iShares MSCI South Korea Capped (NYSEARCA:EWY) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 1.3% to hit $52.22 per share. The exchange traded fund has 3.12B net assets and 1.02% volatility this month.
Over the course of the day 275,580 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 2.62 million over the last 30 days for iShares MSCI South Korea Capped (NYSEARCA:EWY).
The ETF is -10.64% of its 52-Week High and 18.98% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.9. This year’s performance is 6.40% while this quarter’s performance is -8.63%.
The ETF’s YTD performance is 11.44%, the 1 year is 4.2% and the 3 year is -3.09%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 10.84, the price to book is 0.94, the price to sales is 0.89 and the price to cashflow is 4.21. It was started on 05/12/2000. The fund’s top holdings are: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for 20.91% of assets, Barclays Global In for 3.51%, NAVER Corp for 3.51%, SK Hynix Inc for 3.50%, Hyundai Motor Co for 3.08%, Hyundai Mobis Co Ltd for 2.75%, ShinhanGroup for 2.75%, KBFinancialGroup for 2.48%, POSCO for 2.44%, KT&G Corp for 1.95%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 8.06%, Consumer Cyclical 13.86%, Financial Services 14.81%, Consumer Defensive 7.92%, Healthcare 2.03%, Utilities 2.20%, Communication Services 1.34%, Energy 2.12%, Industrials 9.91%, Technology 37.73%. The ETF currently as 2.08% yield.
More important recent iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWY) news were published by: Etfdailynews.com which released: “Samsung’s Plunge is Hitting Korean ETFs Hard” on September 15, 2016, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Emerging Markets: Investment In South Korea, A Market With Characteristics …”, Marketwatch.com published: “iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF” on February 03, 2010. More interesting news about iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWY) was released by: Zacks.com and their article: “Emerging Market ETFs Dip after Trump Win, Time to Buy?” with publication date: November 14, 2016.
iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The ETF has a market cap of $3.12 billion. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Korea 25/50 Index (the Index). It currently has negative earnings. The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Stock Market Division of the Korean Exchange.
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By Louis Casey