ETF Report: iShares MSCI South Africa (EZA) Declines 1.01% for Nov 16

November 16, 2016 - By Linda Rogers   ·   0 Comments

Nov 16 is a negative day so far for iShares MSCI South Africa (NYSEARCA:EZA) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 1.01% to hit $49.83 per share. The exchange traded fund has 367.59 million net assets and 1.91% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 166,409 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 582,470 over the last 30 days for iShares MSCI South Africa (NYSEARCA:EZA).

The ETF is -18.65% of its 52-Week High and 34.25% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 1.81. This year’s performance is 8.70% while this quarter’s performance is -17.87%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 21.98%, the 1 year is 1.81% and the 3 year is -2.57%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 14.81, the price to book is 1.97, the price to sales is 1.55 and the price to cashflow is 9.72. It was started on 02/07/2003. The fund’s top holdings are: Naspers Ltd Class N for 24.24% of assets, STEINHOFF INTERNATIO for 5.52%, Sasol Ltd for 5.30%, MTN Group Ltd for 4.94%, Standard Bank Group Ltd for 4.73%, Firstrand Ltd for 4.16%, Remgro Ltd for 3.02%, Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd for 2.74%, Sanlam Ltd for 2.37%, Shoprite Holdings Ltd for 2.20%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 7.49%, Consumer Cyclical 14.52%, Financial Services 24.41%, Realestate 5.40%, Consumer Defensive 5.25%, Healthcare 4.59%, Communication Services 6.89%, Energy 5.39%, Industrials 1.39%, Technology 24.67%. The ETF currently as 4.43% yield.

More notable recent iShares MSCI South Africa Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EZA) news were published by: which released: “DOW JONES, A NEWS CORP COMPANY” on February 01, 2001, also with their article: “iShares MSCI South Africa ETF” published on January 31, 2010, published: “The Definitive Africa ETF Guide” on May 28, 2012. More interesting news about iShares MSCI South Africa Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EZA) were released by: and their article: “Precious Metals Rally Pumps Up South Africa ETF” published on February 25, 2016 as well as‘s news article titled: “A Look At 3 Ebola And African-Related ETFs” with publication date: October 14, 2014.

iShares MSCI South Africa ETF, formerly iShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund , is an exchange traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $367.59 million. The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded securities in the aggregate in the South African market, as measured by the MSCI South Africa Index (the Index). It has a 11.5 P/E ratio. The Index seeks to measure the performance of the South African equity market.

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