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iShares Currency Hedged MSCI UK ETF

HEWU - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 13.1%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 0.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 6.5%
  • Net Assets $8.19 M
  • Holdings in Top 10 42.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$23.00
$17.73
$23.11

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.62%

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


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Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$92.68

+1.23%

$6.80 B

0.69%

$0.63

7.66%

0.59%

$65.96

+0.14%

$5.63 B

-

-

146.14%

0.19%

$14.20

-0.14%

$5.32 B

1.74%

$0.25

22.94%

-

$37.87

-0.34%

$4.38 B

1.69%

$0.64

22.63%

0.51%

$33.52

-1.27%

$3.81 B

2.14%

$0.73

15.19%

0.51%

HEWU - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 12.2%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 0.9%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.5%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 3.31%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares Currency Hedged MSCI United Kingdom ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Jun 29, 2015
  • Shares Outstanding
    360000
  • 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 (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 London 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.


HEWU - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period HEWU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 13.1% -11.3% 261.3% 57.80%
1 Yr 17.5% 6.7% 417.5% 97.30%
3 Yr 0.9%* -14.3% 19.8% 84.26%
5 Yr 6.5%* -9.9% 19.4% 74.74%
10 Yr N/A* -8.5% 13.1% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period HEWU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -15.6% -50.2% 268.0% 97.22%
2019 14.1% -19.5% 46.8% 57.41%
2018 -12.3% -43.5% 14.1% 24.75%
2017 7.5% -29.3% 409.6% 91.01%
2016 -0.6% -39.7% 262.7% 66.29%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period HEWU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 12.2% -12.0% 251.3% 60.55%
1 Yr 17.5% 6.7% 417.5% 97.30%
3 Yr 0.9%* -14.3% 19.8% 84.26%
5 Yr 6.5%* -9.9% 19.4% 74.74%
10 Yr N/A* -8.5% 13.1% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period HEWU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 -15.6% -50.2% 48.6% 95.37%
2019 14.1% -19.5% 46.8% 57.41%
2018 -12.3% -43.5% 14.1% 24.75%
2017 7.5% -29.3% 55.0% 91.01%
2016 -0.6% -39.7% 99.4% 61.80%

HEWU - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

HEWU Category Low Category High HEWU % Rank
Net Assets 8.19 M 713 K 6.8 B 92.86%
Number of Holdings 94 14 750 13.39%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.47 M 455 K 3.48 B 95.54%
Weighting of Top 10 42.26% 11.9% 78.8% 86.49%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. AstraZeneca PLC 7.83%
  2. AstraZeneca PLC 7.83%
  3. AstraZeneca PLC 7.83%
  4. AstraZeneca PLC 7.83%
  5. AstraZeneca PLC 7.83%
  6. AstraZeneca PLC 7.83%
  7. AstraZeneca PLC 7.83%
  8. AstraZeneca PLC 7.83%
  9. AstraZeneca PLC 7.83%
  10. AstraZeneca PLC 7.83%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High HEWU % Rank
Stocks
99.01% 91.08% 377.78% 73.21%
Other
0.68% -1.63% 246.77% 4.46%
Cash
0.31% -524.55% 8.92% 56.25%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 2.35% 50.00%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 0.36% 50.00%
Bonds
0.00% -0.08% 2.16% 47.32%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High HEWU % Rank
Consumer Defense
20.90% 0.00% 30.46% 7.21%
Financial Services
18.91% 0.00% 62.72% 57.66%
Basic Materials
12.53% 0.00% 52.09% 36.94%
Healthcare
10.88% 0.00% 38.08% 13.51%
Energy
9.74% 0.00% 43.40% 29.73%
Industrials
8.36% 0.00% 39.80% 59.46%
Communication Services
6.68% 0.00% 29.56% 40.54%
Consumer Cyclical
6.58% 0.00% 34.01% 45.95%
Utilities
3.53% 0.00% 32.66% 34.23%
Real Estate
1.25% 0.00% 27.88% 53.15%
Technology
0.64% 0.00% 40.67% 73.87%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High HEWU % Rank
Non US
95.72% 0.00% 100.63% 80.36%
US
3.29% 0.00% 377.78% 19.64%

HEWU - Expenses

Operational Fees

HEWU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.62% 0.09% 21.28% 41.67%
Management Fee 0.62% 0.00% 1.35% 71.43%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.08% 0.15% N/A

Sales Fees

HEWU 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

HEWU 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.

HEWU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 15.00% 2.00% 372.66% 36.70%

HEWU - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

HEWU Category Low Category High HEWU % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.48% 0.00% 3.84% 9.82%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

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

Net Income Ratio Analysis

HEWU Category Low Category High HEWU % Rank
Net Income Ratio 3.31% -2.81% 11.79% 16.51%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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HEWU - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 29, 2015

5.93

5.9%

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.

Orlando Montalvo


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 29, 2015

5.93

5.9%

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.

Jennifer Hsui


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jun 29, 2015

5.93

5.9%

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
0.41 30.8 5.98 5.13