Blackrock Japan ETF | EWJ

Medium RiskEquity
Blackrock Japan ETF
Issued by:iShares by Blackrock
Index : AMEX
Unit Price (NAV) :
Minimum investment: 2 units
Blackrock Japan ETF | EWJ

Blackrock Japan ETF | EWJ


Blackrock Japan ETF (EWJ) tracks a market-cap-weighted index of Japanese stocks and covers roughly 85% of investable Japanese securities. It was the first Japan-focused ETF to be launched in 1996, and has been popular ever since.


Blackrock Japan ETF2.43%17.85%4.40%11.67%6.35%

Asset Class

Asset type breakdown
Stock non-US99.71%

EWJ Holdings - Top 10

NameiWeightage (%)
Toyota Motor Corporation3.83%
SoftBank Group Corp3.27%
Sony Corporation3.12%
Keyence Corporation2.42%
Nintendo Co., Ltd1.64%
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd1.58%
Tokyo Electron Limited1.54%
Nidec Corporation1.49%
Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd1.47%
Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited1.43%

EWJ Sectors/Industry Breakdown

Sectori% of market value
Consumer Cyclicals14.71%
Communication Services9.37%
Financial Services8.71%
Consumer Defensive6.69%
Basic Materials5.37%
Real Estate3.24%

EWJ Countries

Country% of market value

Projected Returns

Investment ofper month
gives returns of :
at 3.86% / annum
$in 10 years
for a time period of
Returnsbased on historic SIP returns of 3.86% per annum
$+ 3.86

EWJ Summary Data

Fund Size(AUM) $i
Avg. mkt. cap (MM) $i
Symbol EWJ
Exchange ARCX
ISIN US46434G8226
Cat. Benchmark MSCI ACWI Ex USA NR USD
Asset class EQUITY
Category Japan Stock
Country US

EWJ Portfolio Data & Volatility Analysis

Expense ratio 0.51i
Beta 0.76i
P/E ratio 16.95172i
Standard Deviation 15.56i

Fund Strategy

iShares MSCI Japan ETF operates as an exchange-traded fund enlisted in the USA. The ETF's goals to provide investment results that related to the performance of the Japanese market, as contained by the MSCI Japan Index. The ETF invests in a representative sample of index stocks in a variety of sectors using a market cap weighted "portfolio sampling" technique. The fund will at all times invest at least 90% of its assets in the securities of its underlying index and in depositary receipts representing securities in its underlying index.

EWJ Fact Sheets & Reports

About iShares by Blackrock

With more than twenty years of ETF experience, a global line-up of 800+ exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and $1.9 trillion in assets under management, iShares continually strives to unlock new opportunities for our investors. By channeling strategic thinking and expertise into a robust offering of investment funds, iShares aims to make wealth-building easier, more efficient, and more rewarding for all investors.

Blackrock Japan ETF | EWJ