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iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF

EWT - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 10.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 16.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 18.5%
  • Net Assets $5.47 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 43.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$58.70
$29.48
$58.70

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.59%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 15.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare EWT to Popular China Region Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$91.06

-0.04%

$6.56 B

0.92%

$0.84

12.46%

-

$58.48

-0.38%

$5.47 B

1.66%

$0.97

10.17%

-

$51.71

-0.50%

$4.12 B

1.96%

$1.02

11.37%

-

-

-

$3.57 B

-

$0.22

17.65%

-

$42.81

-0.88%

$2.34 B

0.75%

$0.32

6.86%

-

EWT - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.6%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 18.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.68%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.0%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Jun 20, 2000
  • Shares Outstanding
    102700000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Greg Savage

Fund Description

The fund will at all times invest at least 80% of its assets in the securities of its underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities in its underlying index. The index is designed to measure the performance of the large- and mid-cap segments of the Taiwanese market. A capping methodology is applied that limits the weight of any single issuer to a maximum of 25% of the underlying index. The fund is non-diversified.


EWT - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EWT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.2% 1.9% 20.1% 65.04%
1 Yr 32.4% -18.6% 136.1% 58.18%
3 Yr 16.6%* -5.9% 27.0% 19.32%
5 Yr 18.5%* -3.1% 25.5% 24.10%
10 Yr 8.3%* -3.3% 13.0% 42.42%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EWT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 29.1% -21.7% 138.4% 52.34%
2019 30.1% -1.9% 46.9% 41.00%
2018 -12.7% -52.1% -5.1% 10.84%
2017 23.3% 7.9% 78.5% 88.00%
2016 130.0% -54.3% 130.0% 1.35%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EWT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.2% 1.9% 20.1% 65.04%
1 Yr 32.4% -18.6% 136.1% 55.45%
3 Yr 16.6%* -5.9% 27.0% 17.05%
5 Yr 18.5%* -3.1% 25.5% 21.69%
10 Yr 8.3%* -3.3% 13.0% 40.91%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EWT Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 29.1% -21.7% 138.4% 52.34%
2019 30.1% -1.9% 46.9% 41.00%
2018 -12.7% -52.1% -5.1% 16.87%
2017 23.3% 7.9% 78.5% 89.33%
2016 15.0% -30.2% 15.0% 1.35%

EWT - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

EWT Category Low Category High EWT % Rank
Net Assets 5.47 B 1.53 M 6.56 B 1.61%
Number of Holdings 95 25 831 26.23%
Net Assets in Top 10 2.43 B 777 K 3.12 B 1.64%
Weighting of Top 10 43.92% 7.3% 77.2% 68.03%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 23.26%
  2. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 23.26%
  3. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 23.26%
  4. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 23.26%
  5. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 23.26%
  6. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 23.26%
  7. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 23.26%
  8. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 23.26%
  9. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 23.26%
  10. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 23.26%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High EWT % Rank
Stocks
99.61% 49.74% 102.51% 27.87%
Cash
0.39% -2.51% 50.26% 72.13%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 9.84%
Other
0.00% -8.20% 38.50% 16.39%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 9.84%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 10.66%

EWT - Expenses

Operational Fees

EWT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.59% 0.09% 20.07% 92.24%
Management Fee 0.59% 0.09% 1.50% 12.10%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.03% 0.26% N/A

Sales Fees

EWT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

EWT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

EWT Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 15.00% 0.00% 193.00% 12.93%

EWT - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

EWT Category Low Category High EWT % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.00% 0.00% 3.27% 27.42%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

EWT Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

EWT Category Low Category High EWT % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.68% -2.12% 5.02% 9.32%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

EWT Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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EWT - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2008

13.01

13.0%

Greg Savage, Managing Director; has been associated with BlackRock Fund Advisors since 2009. Mr. Savage has been a senior portfolio manager for BFA and BTC since 2009. Prior to his employment with BFA and BTC, Mr. Savage was a senior portfolio manager from 2006 to 2009 for BGFA and BGI and a portfolio manager from 2001 to 2006 for BGFA and BGI.

Jennifer Hsui


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 31, 2012

8.01

8.0%

Jennifer Hsui has been employed by BlackRock Fund Advisors as a senior portfolio manager since 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Hsui was a portfolio manager from 2006 to 2007 for BGFA. She was a research analyst for RBC Capital Markets from 2003 to 2006.

Alan Mason


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 15, 2016

4.72

4.7%

Alan Mason is a Managing Director of BlackRock Advisors, LLC since 2009. Previously, Mr. Mason was a Managing Director of Barclays Global Investors from 2008 to 2009 and a Principal from 1996 to 2008.

Rachel Aguirre


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 28, 2018

2.01

2.0%

Rachel Aguirre is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2018. Rachel Aguirre has been with BlackRock since 2006, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (“BGI”), which merged with BlackRock in 2009.Ms. Aguirre was previously a Director of BlackRock, Inc. from 2012 to 2017, Vice President of BlackRock, Inc. from 2009 to 2011 and Principal and Portfolio Manager of Barclays Global Investors from 2005 to 2009.

Amy Whitelaw


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 28, 2018

2.01

2.0%

Amy Whitelaw is Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2013 and was Director of the firm from 2009 to 2012. Ms. Whitelaw's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Ms. Whitelaw served as Principal of BGI from 2000 to 2009. Previously Ms. Whitelaw worked in the Transition Services group as a transition manager and strategist, and was also an international equity trader on BGI’s trading desk.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.06 26.91 3.56 12.01