ETF Worth Mentioning Today: iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan (AAXJ) Declines 0.35% for Dec 1

December 1, 2016 - By Louis Casey   ·   0 Comments

Dec 1 is a negative day so far for iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan (NASDAQ:AAXJ) as the ETF is active during the day after losing 0.35% to hit $56.88 per share. The exchange traded fund has 2.80B net assets and 0.90% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 711,202 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 1.12M over the last 30 days for iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan (NASDAQ:AAXJ).

The ETF is -9.57% of its 52-Week High and 20.78% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.84. This year’s performance is 4.34% while this quarter’s performance is -7.15%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 11%, the 1 year is 6.71% and the 3 year is 1.15%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 13.25, the price to book is 1.33, the price to sales is 1.31 and the price to cashflow is 4.65. It was started on 8/15/2008. The fund’s top holdings are: Barclays Global In for 5.82% of assets, TENCENT HLDGS LTD HKD0.00002 for 4.07%, TAIWAN SEMICON MAN TWD10 for 4.01%, Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for 3.90%, Alibaba Group Holding Limited A for 3.11%, AIA Group Ltd for 2.08%, CHINA MOBILE LTD NPV for 1.92%, CHINA CONST BK ‘H’CNY1 for 1.67%, Baidu Inc. – American Deposita for 1.31%, IND & COM BK CHINA ‘H’CNY1 for 1.21%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 5.01%, Consumer Cyclical 12.19%, Financial Services 23.38%, Realestate 6.11%, Consumer Defensive 5.15%, Healthcare 2.39%, Utilities 3.67%, Communication Services 5.66%, Energy 3.61%, Industrials 7.30%, Technology 25.52%. The ETF currently as 2.08% yield.

Another recent and important iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (NASDAQ:AAXJ) news was published by Etfdailynews.com which published an article titled: “BlackRock: Big Gains Coming for Emerging Asia” on November 02, 2016.

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF , formerly The iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The ETF has a market cap of $2.80 billion. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, of the MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Index (the Index). It currently has negative earnings. The Index is a free-float adjusted market capitalization index designed to measure equity market performance of the 12 countries, such as Australia, China, Honk Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.

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