November 16, 2016 - By Marguerite Chambers · 0 Comments
Nov 16 is a negative day so far for iShares MSCI Belgium Capped (NYSEARCA:EWK) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.64% to hit $17.08 per share. The exchange traded fund has 93.40M net assets and 0.65% volatility this month.
Over the course of the day 6,228 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 157,940 over the last 30 days for iShares MSCI Belgium Capped (NYSEARCA:EWK).
The ETF is -9.01% of its 52-Week High and 11.67% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.16. This year’s performance is -2.98% while this quarter’s performance is -5.34%.
The ETF’s YTD performance is -0.07%, the 1 year is 3.54% and the 3 year is 6.09%.
The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 19.98, the price to book is 1.7, the price to sales is 1.22 and the price to cashflow is 5.57. It was started on 04/01/1996. The fund’s top holdings are: ANHEUSER-BUSCH INB NPV for 20.92% of assets, KBC GROEP NV NPV for 7.96%, SOLVAY SA NPV for 5.15%, UCB NPV for 4.51%, GPE BRUXELLES LAM NPV for 4.19%, AGEAS NPV for 3.92%, UMICORE NPV for 3.82%, PROXIMUS SA NPV for 2.84%, COLRUYT SA NPV for 2.54%, ACKERMANS NPV for 2.45%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 7.32%, Consumer Cyclical 3.30%, Financial Services 21.95%, Realestate 5.96%, Consumer Defensive 26.22%, Healthcare 10.37%, Utilities 1.60%, Communication Services 6.12%, Industrials 11.78%, Technology 5.38%. The ETF currently as 1.21% yield.
More notable recent iShares MSCI Belgium Investable Mkt(ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWK) news were published by: Thestreet.com which released: “Top 10 Eurozone ETFs” on November 16, 2011, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Dividend Yields An Important Factor In Country ETF Selection” published on August 23, 2012, Valuewalk.com published: “2013 Begins With European Emerging Market Equities At A PE Of 7.2” on January 02, 2013. More interesting news about iShares MSCI Belgium Investable Mkt(ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWK) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Three Actively Managed ETFs to Consider Right Now” published on April 12, 2013 as well as Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “Three Country ETFs with Shockingly High Yields” with publication date: November 06, 2012.
iShares MSCI Belgium Capped ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Belgium Capped Investable Market Index Fund , is an exchange-traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $93.40 million. 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 Belgian market, as measured by the MSCI Belgium Investable Market Index (the Index). It has a 119.52 P/E ratio. The Index seeks to measure the performance of the Belgian equity market.
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By Marguerite Chambers