EWT

iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

EWT Fund Description

EWT tracks an index of Taiwanese firms, covering the top 85% of the market and weighted by market cap subjected to diversification requirements.

EWT Factset Analytics Insight

EWT is a popular choice for anyone looking for a market-like exposure to Taiwanese equities. “Market-like” in this space means a heavy dose of technology firms. EWT excludes the bottom 15% of companies by market cap but it's still an excellent proxy for the broad Taiwanese market. EWT launched back in 2000, and has since built a lofty asset base and robust liquidity, towering over any competition. EWT’s substantial liquidity, reasonable fee, effective management and sound exposure make it the clear Analyst Pick for the segment.EWT changed its name from iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF to iShares MSCI Taiwan Capped ETF on 12/1/2016. It changed its underlying index from MSCI Taiwan Index to MSCI Taiwan 25/50 Index. The new index has explicit diversification requirements which may impact the weights of EWT’s top holdings.

EWT MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BB based on a score of 4.02 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 Taiwan ETF ranks in the 20th percentile within its peer group and in the 75th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

EWT 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.

EWT Charts And Performance

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PERFORMANCE [as of 11/20/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
EWT 5.19% 15.91% 26.28% 27.36% 11.77% 7.29% 7.30%
EWT (NAV) 5.58% 16.08% 26.36% 26.42% 13.23% 7.89% 7.62%
MSCI Taiwan 25/50 Index 5.64% 16.32% -- 27.05% 122.09% 62.23% 7.62%
MSCI Taiwan IMI Index -- -- -- -- -- -- --
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

EWT Summary Data

Blackrock
iShares
06/20/00
Open-Ended Fund
0.59%
$3.29B
$146.43M
0.03%

EWT Portfolio Data

$64.39B
16.37
1.65
2.48%
12/16/19
89

EWT Index Data

Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI Taiwan IMI Index

EWT Portfolio Management

0.59%
-0.61%
-0.59%
-0.63%

EWT Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Ordinary income
No

EWT Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
80% / 20%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
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Last 10 Trades
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EWT Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 11/21/19
5
4
3
2
1

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

EWT Tradability

3,856,929
$146.43M
3,699,867
$139.90M
0.03%
$0.01
-0.07%
3.45% / -2.30%
None
0.00%
100,000
37.00
0.11%
0.36%
47,769
$40.11
5

EWT Sector/Industry Breakdown


EWT
Segment Benchmark
51.18%
56.28%
20.36%
16.07%
9.39%
8.80%
5.30%
6.22%
4.78%
4.69%
4.77%
3.54%
3.23%
3.11%
0.71%
0.60%
0.23%
0.68%

EWT Top 10 Holdings[View All]

24.66%
6.05%
3.20%
2.26%
2.22%
2.21%
2.10%
1.88%
1.81%
1.78%
48.17%

EWT Countries


EWT
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

EWT Regions


EWT
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

EWT Economic Development


EWT
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

EWT Performance Statistics

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--
--
--
0.00%
MSCI Taiwan IMI Index

EWT MSCI ESG Ratings

BB
4.02 / 10
75.43
20.29
--
5.54%
225.02

EWT Benchmark Comparison Holdings

89
351
87
76.88%

EWT Benchmark Comparison Summary


EWT
Segment Benchmark
89
351
$64.39B
$75.52B
16.37
17.31
1.65
1.76
4.24%
4.12%
High
High

EWT Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


EWT
Segment Benchmark
51.23%
50.39%
39.32%
27.38%
9.40%
17.73%
0.00%
4.50%