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iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF

HEWJ - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 8.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 10.5%
  • Net Assets $501 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 21.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$38.82
$29.45
$39.60

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.53%

SALES FEES

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

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 9.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

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

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Japan Stock

Compare HEWJ to Popular Japan Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$68.78

-0.30%

$12.34 B

1.01%

$0.70

1.95%

0.51%

$57.71

+0.35%

$8.51 B

-

-

106.50%

0.19%

$62.02

+0.05%

$1.95 B

-

$1.38

14.41%

0.48%

$24.19

+0.21%

$1.67 B

0.55%

$0.13

-4.27%

0.95%

$19.14

-0.05%

$1.04 B

0.42%

$0.08

-4.97%

0.96%

HEWJ - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 8.3%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 8.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 10.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.31%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.8%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Jan 31, 2014
  • Shares Outstanding
    12950000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Orlando Montalvo

Fund Description

The fund generally will invest at least 80% of its assets in the component securities (including indirect investments through the underlying fund) and other instruments 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 primarily consists of stocks traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange with the currency risk inherent in the securities included in the underlying index hedged to the U.S. dollar on a monthly basis.


HEWJ - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period HEWJ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.9% -7.3% 106.5% 22.73%
1 Yr 27.8% 12.7% 39.0% 29.55%
3 Yr 8.1%* -1.5% 10.3% 40.54%
5 Yr 10.5%* 3.9% 14.3% 47.06%
10 Yr N/A* 3.7% 13.2% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period HEWJ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.8% -6.2% 31.2% 60.47%
2019 17.4% 4.7% 24.4% 60.98%
2018 -15.7% -32.8% -6.5% 45.71%
2017 19.9% 15.8% 46.8% 86.67%
2016 -3.0% -3.0% 303.1% 100.00%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period HEWJ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 8.3% -7.3% 106.1% 22.73%
1 Yr 27.8% 12.7% 39.0% 25.00%
3 Yr 8.1%* -1.5% 10.3% 35.14%
5 Yr 10.5%* 3.9% 14.3% 44.12%
10 Yr N/A* 3.7% 13.2% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period HEWJ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 8.8% -6.2% 31.2% 60.47%
2019 17.4% 4.7% 24.4% 60.98%
2018 -15.7% -32.8% -6.5% 45.71%
2017 19.9% 15.8% 50.3% 86.67%
2016 -3.0% -3.0% 11.7% 100.00%

HEWJ - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

HEWJ Category Low Category High HEWJ % Rank
Net Assets 501 M 2.77 M 12.3 B 43.48%
Number of Holdings 279 30 1742 31.11%
Net Assets in Top 10 111 M 429 K 2.74 B 42.22%
Weighting of Top 10 21.90% 3.9% 54.9% 71.11%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Toyota Motor Corp 4.35%
  2. Toyota Motor Corp 4.35%
  3. Toyota Motor Corp 4.35%
  4. Toyota Motor Corp 4.35%
  5. Toyota Motor Corp 4.35%
  6. Toyota Motor Corp 4.35%
  7. Toyota Motor Corp 4.35%
  8. Toyota Motor Corp 4.35%
  9. Toyota Motor Corp 4.35%
  10. Toyota Motor Corp 4.06%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High HEWJ % Rank
Stocks
98.06% 93.17% 100.02% 75.56%
Cash
1.94% -0.02% 6.83% 26.67%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 62.22%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 0.02% 62.22%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 62.22%
Bonds
0.00% -0.12% 0.03% 64.44%

HEWJ - Expenses

Operational Fees

HEWJ Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.53% 0.09% 11.67% 72.73%
Management Fee 0.53% 0.09% 1.15% 32.61%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.15% 0.20% N/A

Sales Fees

HEWJ 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

HEWJ 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.

HEWJ Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 9.00% 4.00% 136.00% 11.63%

HEWJ - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

HEWJ Category Low Category High HEWJ % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.79% 0.00% 2.30% 17.39%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

HEWJ Category Low Category High HEWJ % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.31% -0.62% 3.29% 6.82%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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HEWJ - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Orlando Montalvo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2014

7.33

7.3%

Orlando Montalvo has been employed by BlackRock Fund Advisors and BTC as a senior portfolio manager since 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Montalvo was a senior portfolio manager from 2005 to 2009 for Barclays Global Fund Advisors and Barclays Global Investors, N.A.

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 31, 2014

7.33

7.3%

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

Jan 31, 2014

7.33

7.3%

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.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 23.43 5.65 2.24