Today’s ETF Alert: iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF (EWT) Declines 1.05% for Nov 16

November 16, 2016 - By Hazel Jackson   ·   0 Comments

Nov 16 is a negative day so far for iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWT) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 1.05% to hit $29.75 per share. The exchange traded fund has 2.74B net assets and 1.07% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 679,222 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 7.10 million over the last 30 days for iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWT).

The ETF is -6.97% of its 52-Week High and 32.69% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.51. This year’s performance is 16.48% while this quarter’s performance is -4.59%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 23.41%, the 1 year is 16.88% and the 3 year is 5.15%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 14.08, the price to book is 1.65, the price to sales is 0.93 and the price to cashflow is 3.27. It was started on 6/23/2000. The fund’s top holdings are: TAIWAN SEMICON MAN TWD10 for 24.19% of assets, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd for 8.33%, Barclays Global In for 4.71%, CHUNGHWA TELECOM TWD10 for 2.69%, MediaTek Inc for 2.29%, FORMOSA PLASTIC TWD10 for 2.21%, LARGAN PRECISION C TWD10 for 2.13%, DELTA ELECTRONIC TWD10 for 2.07%, CATHAY FINL HLDG TWD10 for 2.04%, NAN YA PLASTIC TWD10 for 1.95%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 9.39%, Consumer Cyclical 4.42%, Financial Services 15.81%, Realestate 0.42%, Consumer Defensive 3.05%, Healthcare 0.40%, Communication Services 4.99%, Energy 0.74%, Industrials 1.97%, Technology 58.81%. The ETF currently as 2.52% yield.

More notable recent iShares MSCI Taiwan Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWT) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF” on February 09, 2010, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “When Emerging Markets Grow Up” published on November 15, 2016, Etftrends.com published: “Emerging Market ETFs With Some Of The Cheapest Valuations” on August 28, 2015. More interesting news about iShares MSCI Taiwan Index (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWT) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “2 Great Investment Opportunities in a Trillion-Dollar Capital Flight” published on August 19, 2015 as well as Etftrends.com‘s news article titled: “Exploring Asia’s Non-China ETFs” with publication date: August 01, 2016.

Ishares MSCI Taiwan Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $2.74 billion. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Taiwan IndexSM (the Index). It currently has negative earnings. The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

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