EWS

Fund Description
The iShares MSCI Singapore ETF seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of Singaporean equities. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Singapore 25/50 Index (the Underlying Index ), which is designed to measure the performance of the large- and mid-cap segments of the Singapore market. A capping methodology is applied that limits the weight of any single component to a maximum of 25% of the Underlying Index. Additionally, the sum of the components that individually constitute more than 5% of the weight of the Underlying Index cannot exceed a maximum of 50% of the weight of the Underlying Index in the aggregate.
Fund Profile
Fund Name iShares MSCI Singapore ETF
Fund Exchange Ticker EWS
Fund Sponsor Blackrock (iShares)
Fund ISIN US46434G7806
Net Expense Ratio 0.47 %
Fund Inception Date 12 March 1996
Fund Legal Structure ETF (Open end fund)
Exchange NYSE Arca
Listing Country Code US
Fund Investment Objective
ETF Type Specific Global or ExUS Equities - Country Specific
Asset Class Equities (Stocks)
Index Linked Passive
Index Name MSCI Singapore 25/50 Index
Index Provider MSCI
Currency Hedged No
Inverse / Leveraged Not Applicable
Developed / Emerging Developed Market Funds
Market Capitalization Range Broad Market / Multi-Cap
Growth Value Core / Blend
Continent Asia
Key Statistics
Return As of Date 19 March 2019
Asset Under Management 550.74 Million (USD)
1 Month Total Return 0.25 %
Year To Date Return 7.78 %
1 Year Total Return -8.09 %
3 Year Annualized Total Return 7.54 %
NAV 23.79
Share Outstanding 23,150,000
Top 10 Holdings (18 March 2019)
Constituent Name Constituent Ticker Constituent Type Weighting
DBS GROUP HOLDINGS LTD DBS EQUI 0.1768000000
OVERSEA-CHINESE BANKING CORP OCBC EQUI 0.1370000000
UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LTD UOB EQUI 0.1315000000
SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ST EQUI 0.0458000000
KEPPEL CORP LTD KEP EQUI 0.0417000000
ASCENDAS REAL ESTATE INV TRT AREIT EQUI 0.0373000000
WILMAR INTERNATIONAL LTD WIL EQUI 0.0324000000
GENTING SINGAPORE LTD GENS EQUI 0.0307000000
SINGAPORE TECH ENGINEERING STE EQUI 0.0307000000
SINGAPORE EXCHANGE LTD SGX EQUI 0.0301000000