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iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap ETF

EWGS - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 11.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 16.6%
  • Net Assets $46.3 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 25.2%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$85.08
$55.72
$85.66

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.59%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 25.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification


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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$91.88

-1.07%

$6.80 B

0.68%

$0.63

6.59%

0.59%

$66.07

-0.47%

$5.63 B

-

-

143.42%

0.19%

$14.16

-0.70%

$5.32 B

1.73%

$0.25

22.60%

-

$37.76

-0.68%

$4.38 B

2.31%

$0.88

21.11%

0.51%

$33.61

-0.65%

$3.81 B

3.82%

$1.29

13.76%

0.51%

EWGS - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 10.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 16.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 0.69%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.2%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares MSCI Germany Small-Cap ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Jan 25, 2012
  • Shares Outstanding
    550000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Greg Savage

Fund Description

The fund generally will invest at least 80% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of the underlying index. The index is designed to measure the performance of equity securities of German small capitalization companies.


EWGS - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EWGS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.9% -17.3% 264.5% 73.39%
1 Yr 55.6% 6.7% 417.5% 19.82%
3 Yr 11.9%* -14.3% 19.8% 26.85%
5 Yr 16.6%* -9.9% 19.4% 4.21%
10 Yr N/A* -8.5% 13.1% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EWGS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 24.6% -50.2% 268.0% 11.11%
2019 25.5% -19.5% 46.8% 22.22%
2018 -25.0% -43.5% 14.1% 86.14%
2017 55.0% -29.3% 409.6% 2.25%
2016 0.2% -39.7% 262.7% 65.17%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EWGS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 10.8% -17.3% 291.4% 70.64%
1 Yr 55.6% 6.7% 417.5% 19.82%
3 Yr 11.9%* -14.3% 19.8% 25.93%
5 Yr 16.6%* -9.9% 19.4% 4.21%
10 Yr N/A* -8.5% 13.1% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EWGS Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 24.6% -50.2% 48.6% 8.33%
2019 25.5% -19.5% 46.8% 22.22%
2018 -25.0% -43.5% 14.1% 88.12%
2017 55.0% -29.3% 55.0% 1.12%
2016 0.2% -39.7% 99.4% 60.67%

EWGS - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

EWGS Category Low Category High EWGS % Rank
Net Assets 46.3 M 713 K 6.8 B 66.96%
Number of Holdings 120 14 750 6.25%
Net Assets in Top 10 11.6 M 455 K 3.48 B 84.82%
Weighting of Top 10 25.15% 11.9% 78.8% 97.30%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. HelloFresh SE Bearer Shares 6.32%
  2. HelloFresh SE Bearer Shares 6.32%
  3. HelloFresh SE Bearer Shares 6.32%
  4. HelloFresh SE Bearer Shares 6.32%
  5. HelloFresh SE Bearer Shares 6.32%
  6. HelloFresh SE Bearer Shares 6.32%
  7. HelloFresh SE Bearer Shares 6.32%
  8. HelloFresh SE Bearer Shares 6.32%
  9. HelloFresh SE Bearer Shares 6.32%
  10. HelloFresh SE Bearer Shares 6.32%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High EWGS % Rank
Stocks
99.81% 91.08% 377.78% 25.00%
Cash
0.19% -524.55% 8.92% 66.96%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.35% 21.43%
Other
0.00% -1.63% 246.77% 20.54%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.36% 18.75%
Bonds
0.00% -0.08% 2.16% 16.07%

EWGS - Expenses

Operational Fees

EWGS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.59% 0.09% 21.28% 50.00%
Management Fee 0.59% 0.00% 1.35% 50.00%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.08% 0.15% N/A

Sales Fees

EWGS 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

EWGS 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.

EWGS Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 25.00% 2.00% 372.66% 60.55%

EWGS - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

EWGS Category Low Category High EWGS % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.18% 0.00% 3.88% 55.36%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

EWGS Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

EWGS Category Low Category High EWGS % Rank
Net Income Ratio 0.69% -2.81% 11.79% 79.82%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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EWGS - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 25, 2012

9.35

9.4%

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

8.42

8.4%

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

5.13

5.1%

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.

Amy Whitelaw


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 28, 2018

2.42

2.4%

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
0.41 30.8 5.98 5.13