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iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF

etf
AAXJ
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$87.19 +0.86 +0%
primary theme
Asia Pacific ex-Japan Equity
AAXJ (ETF)

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$87.19 +0.86 +0%
primary theme
Asia Pacific ex-Japan Equity
AAXJ (ETF)
iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$87.19 +0.86 +0%
primary theme
Asia Pacific ex-Japan Equity

AAXJ - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 19.8%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 6.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 11.2%
  • Net Assets $5.09 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 33.3%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$86.33
$53.81
$87.28

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.70%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 23.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme Asia Pacific ex-Japan Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$18.01

+0.90%

$4.06 M

2.17%

$0.39

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8.62%

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Overview

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Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

Dividend.com Ratings*

$46.96

+0.54%

$1.99 B

3.22%

$1.50

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2.29%

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$26.74

+0.56%

$313.31 M

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-9.04%

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$31.06

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$16.40 M

2.36%

$0.71

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9.68%

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AAXJ - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 18.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 6.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 11.2%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.75%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 1.4%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Aug 13, 2008
  • Shares Outstanding
    60000000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Greg Savage

Fund Description

The fund will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of the index. The index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index designed to measure equity market performance of securities from the following 11 developed and emerging market countries or regions: China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.


AAXJ - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AAXJ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 19.8% -10.0% 68.8% 76.56%
1 Yr 23.9% -8.7% 77.0% 64.06%
3 Yr 6.1%* -2.6% 24.6% 75.81%
5 Yr 11.2%* 4.0% 21.4% 65.52%
10 Yr 5.3%* 3.6% 14.3% 90.24%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AAXJ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.7% 4.7% 44.7% 67.19%
2018 -16.7% -32.4% -10.4% 37.29%
2017 38.9% -0.9% 74.8% 41.07%
2016 2.8% -18.0% 9.4% 48.21%
2015 -12.3% -23.2% 5.4% 77.55%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period AAXJ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 18.6% -11.0% 68.8% 76.56%
1 Yr 23.9% -8.7% 77.0% 57.81%
3 Yr 6.1%* -2.6% 24.6% 72.58%
5 Yr 11.2%* 4.0% 21.4% 60.34%
10 Yr 5.3%* 3.6% 14.3% 90.24%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period AAXJ Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 15.7% 4.7% 44.7% 67.19%
2018 -16.7% -27.8% -9.5% 50.85%
2017 38.9% 20.8% 76.8% 53.57%
2016 2.8% -18.0% 11.9% 50.00%
2015 -12.3% -23.2% 5.4% 81.63%

AAXJ - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

AAXJ Category Low Category High AAXJ % Rank
Net Assets 5.09 B 4.06 M 8.19 B 4.69%
Number of Holdings 1128 34 1580 4.69%
Net Assets in Top 10 1.7 B 1.16 M 3.03 B 4.69%
Weighting of Top 10 33.34% 18.3% 64.6% 81.25%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 9.70%
  2. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 9.70%
  3. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 9.70%
  4. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 9.70%
  5. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 9.70%
  6. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 9.70%
  7. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 9.70%
  8. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 9.70%
  9. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 9.70%
  10. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 9.70%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High AAXJ % Rank
Stocks
99.88% 84.44% 100.18% 9.38%
Cash
0.13% -0.18% 9.81% 92.19%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 0.07% 48.44%
Other
0.00% 0.00% 3.01% 62.50%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 9.15% 48.44%
Bonds
0.00% -0.03% 0.00% 45.31%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AAXJ % Rank
Technology
21.53% 0.00% 35.24% 54.69%
Consumer Cyclical
19.24% 0.95% 30.18% 62.50%
Financial Services
18.24% 0.67% 51.42% 39.06%
Communication Services
11.95% 0.58% 31.24% 46.88%
Consumer Defense
5.68% 0.04% 28.45% 68.75%
Industrials
5.28% 0.00% 21.39% 34.38%
Healthcare
4.34% 0.00% 23.00% 45.31%
Real Estate
4.33% 0.00% 96.53% 46.88%
Basic Materials
4.26% 0.00% 17.92% 21.88%
Energy
2.88% 0.00% 6.64% 17.19%
Utilities
2.26% 0.00% 4.77% 17.19%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High AAXJ % Rank
Non US
99.69% 82.50% 99.82% 6.25%
US
0.19% 0.00% 5.49% 57.81%

AAXJ - Expenses

Operational Fees

AAXJ Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.70% 0.12% 11.85% 85.94%
Management Fee 0.70% 0.12% 1.00% 43.75%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.05% 0.25% N/A

Sales Fees

AAXJ Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 3.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 1.00% N/A

Trading Fees

AAXJ Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 2.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

AAXJ Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 23.00% 6.00% 231.00% 39.68%

AAXJ - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

AAXJ Category Low Category High AAXJ % Rank
Dividend Yield 1.37% 0.00% 6.61% 18.75%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

AAXJ Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

AAXJ Category Low Category High AAXJ % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.75% -1.71% 4.22% 18.75%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

AAXJ Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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AAXJ - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Aug 13, 2008

12.31

12.3%

Greg Savage, Managing Director; has been associated with BlackRock Fund Advisors since 2009. Mr. Savage has been a senior portfolio manager for BFA and BTC since 2009. Prior to his employment with BFA and BTC, Mr. Savage was a senior portfolio manager from 2006 to 2009 for BGFA and BGI and a portfolio manager from 2001 to 2006 for BGFA and BGI.

Jennifer Hsui


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2012

8.0

8.0%

Jennifer Hsui has been employed by BlackRock Fund Advisors as a senior portfolio manager since 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Hsui was a portfolio manager from 2006 to 2007 for BGFA. She was a research analyst for RBC Capital Markets from 2003 to 2006.

Alan Mason


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 15, 2016

4.63

4.6%

Alan Mason is a Managing Director of BlackRock Advisors, LLC since 2009. Previously, Mr. Mason was a Managing Director of Barclays Global Investors from 2008 to 2009 and a Principal from 1996 to 2008.

Amy Whitelaw


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 29, 2018

2.01

2.0%

Amy Whitelaw is Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2013 and was Director of the firm from 2009 to 2012. Ms. Whitelaw's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Ms. Whitelaw served as Principal of BGI from 2000 to 2009. Previously Ms. Whitelaw worked in the Transition Services group as a transition manager and strategist, and was also an international equity trader on BGI’s trading desk.

Rachel Aguirre


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 29, 2018

2.01

2.0%

Rachel Aguirre is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2018. Rachel Aguirre has been with BlackRock since 2006, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (“BGI”), which merged with BlackRock in 2009.Ms. Aguirre was previously a Director of BlackRock, Inc. from 2012 to 2017, Vice President of BlackRock, Inc. from 2009 to 2011 and Principal and Portfolio Manager of Barclays Global Investors from 2005 to 2009.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.25 20.93 6.23 11.05

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