EWS

iShares MSCI Singapore ETF
B

86
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

EWS Fund Description

EWS tracks a market-cap weighted index of Singaporean firms, covering top 85% of the market subjected to diversification requirements.

EWS Factset Analytics Insight

EWS is a comprehensive and neutral Singapore ETF with a reasonable cost. It offers a reasonable Fit to our neutral benchmark even though it excludes most of the benchmark's smaller firms, resulting in a large-cap tilt. EWS is easy to trade with narrow spreads, and institutions should be able to find plenty of liquidity to move block orders. The fund charges an average fee for the single-country space, and generally its holdings costs are lower thanks to tight tracking and securities lending.EWS changed its name from iShares MSCI Singapore ETF to iShares MSCI Singapore Capped ETF on 12/1/2016. It changed its underlying index from MSCI Singapore Index to MSCI Singapore 25/50 Index. The new index has explicit diversification requirements which may impact the weights of EWS’s top holdings.

EWS MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

iShares MSCI Singapore ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of A based on a score of 6.42 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

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. iShares MSCI Singapore ETF ranks in the 77th percentile within its peer group and in the 94th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

EWS MSCI FaCS and Factor Box

MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.

EWS CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE

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PERFORMANCE [as of 08/15/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
EWS -8.22% -3.47% 4.57% -0.71% 4.55% -0.95% 4.59%
EWS (NAV) -7.30% -2.24% 5.08% 0.67% 5.83% -0.09% 4.95%
MSCI Singapore 25/50 Index -7.26% -2.14% 5.35% -- -20.43% -15.75% 4.95%
MSCI Singapore Investable Markets -- -- -- -- -- -- --
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

EWS Summary Data

Blackrock
iShares
03/12/96
Open-Ended Fund
0.47%
$556.50M
$16.41M
0.04%

EWS Portfolio Data

$23.96B
13.44
1.26
3.88%
12/16/19
27

EWS Index Data

Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI Singapore Investable Markets

EWS Portfolio Management

0.47%
--
--
--

EWS Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Ordinary income
No

EWS Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
80% / 20%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
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TOP OF BOOK
LAST 10 TRADES
Bats BZX Real-time Quote -
Daily Spread
Premium/Discount
Volume

EWS Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 08/16/19
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of EWS. EWS is rated a 4 out of 5.

EWS Tradability

680,527
$16.41M
619,278
$15.15M
0.04%
$0.01
0.07%
1.89% / -1.82%
None
0.00%
50,000
12.39
0.17%
0.30%
1,409
$22.90
4

EWS Sector/Industry Breakdown


EWS
Segment Benchmark
62.58%
65.77%
17.25%
12.64%
6.67%
4.30%
4.88%
3.66%
4.79%
10.17%
2.37%
1.62%
1.45%
1.44%

EWS TOP 10 HOLDINGS[View All]

17.61%
13.71%
13.22%
4.57%
4.07%
4.05%
3.78%
3.45%
3.42%
2.93%
70.81%

EWS Countries


EWS
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

EWS Regions


EWS
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

EWS Economic Development


EWS
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

EWS Performance Statistics

0.00
-0.26
1.11
-5.81
8.76%
MSCI Singapore Investable Markets

EWS MSCI ESG Ratings

A
6.42 / 10
94.00
76.54
5.96%
11.26%
146.22

EWS BENCHMARK COMPARISON HOLDINGS

27
77
25
75.31%

EWS BENCHMARK COMPARISON SUMMARY


EWS
Segment Benchmark
27
77
$23.96B
$22.31B
13.44
14.44
1.26
1.25
4.18%
4.45%
High
High

EWS BENCHMARK COMPARISON MARKET CAP SIZE


EWS
Segment Benchmark
52.38%
48.67%
47.62%
38.33%
0.00%
11.92%
0.00%
1.07%