HEWJ - iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
34.095
+0.335 (+0.99%)
As of 1:35PM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close33.760
Open34.110
Bid0.000 x 800
Ask0.000 x 1200
Day's Range34.070 - 34.145
52 Week Range30.230 - 35.290
Volume285,686
Avg. Volume670,265
Net Assets1B
NAV32.36
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.45%
YTD Return-2.11%
Beta (3y)0.63
Expense Ratio (net)0.00%
Inception Date2014-01-31
Trade prices are not sourced from all markets
  • What's Behind the Surge in Japan ETFs?
    Zacks6 days ago

    What's Behind the Surge in Japan ETFs?

    Japan economy rebounds and the BoJ keeps easy money policy intact. This has boosted Japan ETFs.

  • ETF Trends7 days ago

    Japan ETFs Brush Off Escalating Trade War Fears

    Japanese markets and Japan ETFs were among the better performers on Tuesday, despite the announcement of a third round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. Among the leaders, the WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity ...

  • ETF Trendslast month

    Value to be Had With Asia ETFs

    Developed Asia and some related single-country ETFs, including the iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) , the largest Japan-related ETF on the market, are currently offering compelling discounts relative to other major developed markets. “As of the end of July, Japanese equities remain the cheapest equity market in the developed world.  The Topix Index (TPX) is trading at 1.8 times price-to-book (P/B), roughly half the level of the S&P 500. The current discount is close to the lowest since 2012, a period that preceded a three-year, 150% rally,” said BlackRock in a recent note.

  • BoJ to Adopt a More Flexible Stance: ETFs in Focus
    Zacks2 months ago

    BoJ to Adopt a More Flexible Stance: ETFs in Focus

    Inside BoJ's latest meeting and the small policy changes and their impact on the ETF world.

  • Morningstar2 months ago

    Investors Have Failed to Time Currencies With Hedged ETFs

    A version of this article was published in the April 2018 issue of Morningstar ETFInvestor. Download a complimentary copy of Morningstar ETFInvestor by visiting the website. Edwin Lefevre's classic tome, Reminiscences of a Stock Operator, chronicles the career of Jesse Livermore, an infamous trader from the early 20th century.

  • ETF Trends3 months ago

    3 Japan ETFs to Consider as Global Monetary Policies Diverge

    While the rest of the developed economies are looking at tighter monetary policies after years of growth, the Bank of Japan is sticking to its ultra-easy policy. Consequently, investors interested in Japan may consider currency-hedged exchange traded funds to diminish potential currency risks with diverging global central bank policies. The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates for the second time this year on Wednesday and is looking at two more rate hikes later this year while the European Central Bank on Thursday outlined plans to wind down its bond-purchasing program by the end of the year.

  • ETF Trends4 months ago

    As Yen Weakens, Currency Hedged Japan ETFs Pop

    As the Japanese yen begins to depreciate against the U.S. dollar, investors who want to tap into the export-oriented economy may consider currency-hedged ETFs to diminish the negative effects of foreign ...

  • ETF Trends5 months ago

    Dollar Strength Reveals Merits of Currency Hedged ETFs

    As the U.S. dollar pushes higher, investors who are looking into international market and related stock exchange traded funds should consider hedging foreign exchange currency risks. The U.S. dollar hit ...

  • ETF Trends5 months ago

    8 Timely Europe, Japan ETFs Leading the Pack

    Despite the rising rates and strengthening U.S. dollar, Americans are looking at international markets and related ETFs. Specifically, more investors are looking at developed markets like Europe and Japan. While the disparity between rising U.S. interest rates and negative rates out of the European Central Bank and Bank of Japan widens, traders are utilizing currency forwards to hedge out foreign-exchange risk, reports Mike Bird for the Wall Street Journal.

  • ETF Trends6 months ago

    3 Japan ETFs Look Like Bargain Picks

    Bargain hunters may be looking back into Japanese markets and Japan ETFs after the trade war speculation rocked global markets and fears begin to abate. Currency-hedged Japan ETFs were among the best performers ...

  • Japan ETFs in Focus on Strong Economic Data
    Zacks8 months ago

    Japan ETFs in Focus on Strong Economic Data

    Japan's exports register robust growth in 2017, owing to strong global demand and weak yen.

  • Japan Inflation Ticks Up: ETFs in Focus
    Zacks9 months ago

    Japan Inflation Ticks Up: ETFs in Focus

    Japan's consumer inflation rises; Bank of Japan expected to maintain stimulus.

  • Japan ETFs in Focus as Business Confidence Hits 11-Year High
    Zacks9 months ago

    Japan ETFs in Focus as Business Confidence Hits 11-Year High

    Japan ETFs rally on stronger business confidence, reveals Tankan survey.

  • Japan's GDP Growth Revised Upward: ETFs in Focus
    Zacks10 months ago

    Japan's GDP Growth Revised Upward: ETFs in Focus

    Japan ETFs rally on stronger GDP growth and better outlook.

  • Japan ETFs in Focus as Retail Sales Fall
    Zacks10 months ago

    Japan ETFs in Focus as Retail Sales Fall

    Japan's retail sales fall short of expectations; weather relates issues weigh on consumption.

  • Japan GDP Grows for Seven Straight Quarters: ETFs in Focus
    Zacks10 months ago

    Japan GDP Grows for Seven Straight Quarters: ETFs in Focus

    Japan ETFs rally on stronger GDP growth and better outlook.

  • Why Japan ETFs May Be Value Play
    ETF.com11 months ago

    Why Japan ETFs May Be Value Play

    The largely shunned funds this year could be about to make a comeback. 

  • Time to Buy Japan ETFs as Recovery Gains Momentum?
    Zackslast year

    Time to Buy Japan ETFs as Recovery Gains Momentum?

    Japan ETFs rally on positive economic data and Wall Street rally.