HEWJ - iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Japan ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
+0.10 (+0.33%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close30.43
Bid30.71 x 47300
Ask32.50 x 800
Day's Range30.74 - 30.83
52 Week Range27.33 - 34.70
Avg. Volume735,133
Net Assets709.37M
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
YTD Return9.67%
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.71
Expense Ratio (net)0.01%
Inception Date2014-01-31
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