EWU - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
34.72
-0.23 (-0.67%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close34.95
Open34.51
Bid0.00 x 47300
Ask0.00 x 1200
Day's Range34.45 - 34.72
52 Week Range32.82 - 38.05
Volume849,773
Avg. Volume1,624,798
Net Assets2.01B
NAV36.02
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield3.89%
YTD Return0.59%
Beta (3y)0.90
Expense Ratio (net)0.49%
Inception Date1996-03-12
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