ETF On Watch: iShares MSCI Brazil Capped (EWZ) Declines 2.18% for Nov 16

November 16, 2016 - By Ruchi Gupta   ·   0 Comments

Nov 16 is a negative day so far for iShares MSCI Brazil Capped (NYSEARCA:EWZ) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 2.18% to hit $32.74 per share. The exchange traded fund has 4.03 billion net assets and 2.56% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 3.47M shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 20.89 million over the last 30 days for iShares MSCI Brazil Capped (NYSEARCA:EWZ).

The ETF is -15.58% of its 52-Week High and 89.25% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 1.2. This year’s performance is 58.32% while this quarter’s performance is -6.72%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 83.95%, the 1 year is 68.2% and the 3 year is -6.51%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 15.76, the price to book is 1.73, the price to sales is 1.15 and the price to cashflow is 3.16. It was started on 7/14/2000. The fund’s top holdings are: ITAUUNIBANCOPN ED N1 for 11.59% of assets, BRADESCO PN EJ N1 for 8.44%, AMBEV S/A ON ED for 7.99%, Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras for 4.80%, BMFBOVESPA ON NM for 3.20%, ITAUSA PN N1 for 3.15%, Cielo SA for 3.12%, VALE PNA N1 for 3.09%, BRF SA for 3.04%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 9.60%, Consumer Cyclical 4.89%, Financial Services 35.49%, Realestate 1.33%, Consumer Defensive 16.59%, Healthcare 1.66%, Utilities 6.61%, Communication Services 2.35%, Energy 14.01%, Industrials 3.93%, Technology 3.52%. The ETF currently as 1.32% yield.

More notable recent iShares MSCI Brazil Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWZ) news were published by: which released: “Brazil’s Massive Stock Rally Will Probably End Soon” on August 04, 2016, also with their article: “BlackRock Sees Enormous Risk in Brazil Indexes Right Now” published on August 10, 2016, published: “IMF Says Brazil Needs Major Reforms Now, or Recession Will Continue” on September 30, 2016. More interesting news about iShares MSCI Brazil Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWZ) were released by: and their article: “Investors Are Hedging Their Bets on This Brazil ETF” published on August 23, 2016 as well as‘s news article titled: “iShares MSCI Brazil Index (ETF) (EWZ): This Rally Isn’t All That Crazy” with publication date: March 18, 2016.

iShares MSCI Brazil Capped Index Fund , formerly iShares MSCI Brazil Index 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 Brazilian market, as measured by the MSCI Brazil Index (the Index). The ETF has a market cap of $4.03 billion. The Index seeks to measure the performance of the Brazilian equity market. It currently has negative earnings. It is a capitalization-weighted index that aims to capture 85% of the (publicly available) total market capitalization.

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