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EWA

iShares MSCI Australia ETF

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
-4.87 -0.73 -0.93 4.27 7.38
Market Price (%) Market price return represents changes to the midpoint price and accounts for distributions from the fund. The midpoint is the average of the bid-ask prices at 4:00 PM ET (when NAV is normally determined for most funds). -3.63 -0.36 -0.89 4.32 7.41
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Australia Index -4.50 -0.34 -0.55 4.41 7.52
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%) Return after taxes on distributions. Assumes fund shares have not been sold. -5.92 -1.86 -1.99 3.29 6.46
After Tax Post-Liq. (%) Return after taxes on distributions and sale of fund shares. -2.16 -0.57 -0.60 3.50 6.10
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
2.37 -0.04 0.27 2.37 -4.87 -2.17 -4.55 51.98 324.28
Market Price (%) Market price return represents changes to the midpoint price and accounts for distributions from the fund. The midpoint is the average of the bid-ask prices at 4:00 PM ET (when NAV is normally determined for most funds). 4.09 1.47 1.99 4.09 -3.63 -1.08 -4.37 52.60 326.60
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Australia Index 2.57 0.06 0.46 2.57 -4.50 -1.01 -2.71 54.00 335.86
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%) Return after taxes on distributions. Assumes fund shares have not been sold. 2.00 -0.40 -0.10 2.00 -5.92 -5.47 -9.57 38.19 256.49
After Tax Post-Liq. (%) Return after taxes on distributions and sale of fund shares. 1.59 0.22 0.40 1.59 -2.16 -1.69 -2.94 41.07 232.47
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund. -11.22 21.56 3.74 -3.80 -10.31
Market Price (%) Market price return represents changes to the midpoint price and accounts for distributions from the fund. The midpoint is the average of the bid-ask prices at 4:00 PM ET (when NAV is normally determined for most funds). -11.55 24.21 1.77 -4.78 -9.97
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Australia Index -10.95 22.07 4.16 -3.41 -9.95

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Growth of Hypothetical $10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets as of 23-Aug-2016 $1,727,860,795
Inception Date 12-Mar-1996
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Australia Index
Index Ticker NDDUAS
Shares Outstanding as of 23-Aug-2016 82,200,000
CUSIP 464286103
Options Available Yes

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

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Fees

Fees

Holdings

Holdings

as of 23-Aug-2016
Ticker Name Sector Country Shares Market Value Weight (%) Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate Notional Value
CBA COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA Financials Australia 3,170,598 $179,147,142 10.36 56.50 Asx - All Markets USD AUD 1.31 179,147,141.53
WBC WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION CORP Financials Australia 6,193,893 $144,111,395 8.33 23.27 Asx - All Markets USD AUD 1.31 144,111,394.52
ANZ AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING Financials Australia 5,417,315 $111,577,685 6.45 20.60 Asx - All Markets USD AUD 1.31 111,577,685.06
NAB NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LTD Financials Australia 4,898,017 $103,392,775 5.98 21.11 Asx - All Markets USD AUD 1.31 103,392,774.74
BHP BHP BILLITON LTD Materials Australia 5,963,427 $96,179,987 5.56 16.13 Asx - All Markets USD AUD 1.31 96,179,987.39
CSL CSL LTD Health Care Australia 859,422 $72,402,145 4.19 84.25 Asx - All Markets USD AUD 1.31 72,402,144.76
WES WESFARMERS LTD Consumer Staples Australia 2,090,959 $69,718,967 4.03 33.34 Asx - All Markets USD AUD 1.31 69,718,967.21
WOW WOOLWORTHS LTD Consumer Staples Australia 2,359,768 $43,728,205 2.53 18.53 Asx - All Markets USD AUD 1.31 43,728,204.79
SCG SCENTRE GROUP Financials Australia 9,885,619 $38,271,245 2.21 3.87 Asx - All Markets USD AUD 1.31 38,271,244.71
MQG MACQUARIE GROUP LTD DEF Financials Australia 568,648 $34,892,821 2.02 61.36 Asx - All Markets USD AUD 1.31 34,892,821.30
Ticker Name Asset Class Weight (%) Price Shares Market Value Notional Value Sector SEDOL ISIN Exchange Country Currency Market Currency FX Rate
Exchange-traded index futures may be used to offset cash and receivables for the purpose of tracking the benchmark index.
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 23-Aug-2016

% of Market Value

Geographic exposure relates principally to the domicile of the issuers of the securities held in the product, added together and then expressed as a percentage of the product’s total holdings. However, in some instances it can reflect the country where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business.
as of 23-Aug-2016

% of Market Value

Allocations are subject to change.

Literature

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