Important Market Flows: iShares MSCI France (EWQ) Declines 1.44% for Nov 16

November 16, 2016 - By Dolores Ford   ·   0 Comments

Nov 16 is a negative day so far for iShares MSCI France (NYSEARCA:EWQ) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 1.44% to hit $23.28 per share. The exchange traded fund has 276.46M net assets and 0.82% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 24,836 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 467,790 over the last 30 days for iShares MSCI France (NYSEARCA:EWQ).

The ETF is -5.05% of its 52-Week High and 12.74% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.26. This year’s performance is 0.08% while this quarter’s performance is -2.60%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 1.9%, the 1 year is -3.99% and the 3 year is -2.26%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 14.91, the price to book is 1.38, the price to sales is 0.92 and the price to cashflow is 5.25. It was started on 04/01/1996. The fund’s top holdings are: Total SA for 8.96% of assets, Sanofi SA for 7.55%, BNP Paribas for 5.14%, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE for 4.24%, L’Oreal SA for 3.80%, BASKT STN1225F for 3.67%, Danone SA for 3.42%, Air Liquide SA for 3.30%, Schneider Electric SE for 3.14%, Vinci SA for 3.06%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 6.95%, Consumer Cyclical 17.03%, Financial Services 14.01%, Realestate 3.72%, Consumer Defensive 11.31%, Healthcare 9.52%, Utilities 2.44%, Communication Services 3.34%, Energy 9.61%, Industrials 18.50%, Technology 3.58%. The ETF currently as 2.92% yield.

More recent iShares MSCI France Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWQ) news were published by: which released: “iShares MSCI France Index Fund: Is The France ETF A Good Choice? (EWQ)” on June 22, 2012. Also published the news titled: “How Large Are U.S. State Economies? This Map Shows California’s Edge Over …” on August 20, 2016.‘s news article titled: “A Look at How Closely Correlated Some Country ETFs are to Home Benchmarks” with publication date: April 23, 2015 was also an interesting one.

iShares MSCI France ETF, formerly iShares MSCI France 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 French market, as measured by the MSCI France Index . The ETF has a market cap of $276.46 million. The Index seeks to measure the performance of the French equity market. It currently has negative earnings. The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Paris Stock Exchange.

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