EWG

iShares MSCI Germany ETF
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EWG Fund Description

The iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund tracks a market-cap-weighted index of German companies. It covers the top 85% of German companies by market cap.

EWG Factset Analytics Insight

EWG holds a concentrated basket of German large- and midcaps that captures the German market very well. It omits small-caps, which are a minor part of the overall market. Vanilla exposure in this case means large names clustered at the top; just a handful of big firms dominate the portfolio. EWG’s traditional, market-cap-weighted exposure is unusual in context; peer funds are generally currency-hedged and/or factor-based, while mega-cap focused DAX lands in the large-cap Germany segment.EWG charges a middling fee but investors often pay less according to tracking difference data. Strong liquidity and a hefty asset base add to its appeal, and combined with its no-nonsense exposure, earn EWG our Analyst Pick for the segment.

EWG MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

The MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score measures the ability of ETF underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors, as determined by MSCI ESG Research LLC. As of September 24, 2018 the iShares MSCI Germany ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 6.99 out of 10.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. EWG ranks in the 62nd percentile within its peer group and in the 93th percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

EWG CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE

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PERFORMANCE [as of 09/24/18] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
EWG 0.07% -0.78% -5.74% -3.07% 9.91% 3.95% 4.18%
EWG (NAV) 0.57% -0.37% -5.79% -2.75% 10.28% 4.00% 4.16%
MSCI Germany Index 0.63% -0.26% -5.78% -2.61% 10.46% 4.17% 4.16%
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All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

EWG Top 10 Countries

EWG Top 10 Sectors

EWG Top 10 Holdings [View All]

EWG Summary Data

BlackRock
iShares
03/12/96
Open-Ended Fund
0.49%
$3.35B
$101.47M
0.03%

EWG Portfolio Data

$63.83B
14.08
1.76
2.71%
12/18/18
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EWG Index Data

MSCI Germany Index
Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI Germany IMI

EWG Portfolio Management

0.49%
-0.23%
-0.12%
-0.28%

EWG Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

EWG Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
80% / 20%
N/A
N/A
Low
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EWG Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 09/25/18
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of EWG. EWG is rated a 5 out of 5.

EWG Tradability

3,386,869
$101.47M
2,907,981
$86.13M
0.03%
$0.01
0.04%
2.40% / -3.59%
None
31.00%
300,000
9.69
0.02%
0.25%
35,963
$30.52
5

EWG Sector/Industry Breakdown


EWG
Segment Benchmark
18.05%
16.51%
17.58%
16.72%
17.23%
17.82%
14.58%
15.03%
12.99%
12.69%
10.70%
11.56%
4.38%
4.15%
3.13%
3.22%
0.83%
0.99%

EWG TOP 10 HOLDINGS[View All]

8.60%
7.13%
7.09%
6.30%
6.00%
4.40%
3.89%
3.34%
3.31%
2.62%
52.68%

EWG Countries


EWG
Segment Benchmark
99.38%
99.45%
0.62%
0.55%

EWG Regions


EWG
Segment Benchmark
99.38%
99.45%
0.62%
0.55%

EWG Economic Development


EWG
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

EWG Performance Statistics

1.00
1.01
1.01
1.00
0.04%
MSCI Germany IMI

EWG MSCI ESG Ratings

6.99 / 10
61.75
93.17
18.65%
8.70%
189.54

EWG BENCHMARK COMPARISON HOLDINGS

62
184
62
89.33%

EWG BENCHMARK COMPARISON SUMMARY


EWG
Segment Benchmark
62
184
$63.83B
$57.64B
14.08
14.32
1.76
1.79
2.88%
2.80%
High
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EWG BENCHMARK COMPARISON MARKET CAP SIZE


EWG
Segment Benchmark
89.73%
80.98%
10.12%
14.55%
0.15%
4.21%
0.00%
0.26%

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