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iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF

ARCA:EWU
Snowflake Description

Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
EWU
ARCA
$2B
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Diversified Financials
Company description

iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is an exchange traded fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. The last earnings update was 131 days ago. More info.


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  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is a fund or ETF! Currently our data availability for these is poor, we only recommend using them as part of a portfolio.
EWU Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
1.8%
ARCA:EWU
2.4%
US Capital Markets
1.2%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-3.3%
ARCA:EWU
-11.9%
US Capital Markets
3%
US Market
EWU Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (EWU) 1.8% 4.1% 15.4% -3.3% 8.6% -17.6%
US Capital Markets 2.4% 0.6% 12.7% -11.9% 57% 59.3%
US Market 1.2% 2.1% 14.6% 3% 39% 43.5%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • EWU outperformed the Capital Markets industry which returned -11.9% over the past year.
  • EWU underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 3% over the past year.

EWU Value

 Is iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF.

ARCA:EWU Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model Excess Returns Model
Stable EPS Median Return on Equity from the past 5 years.
= Stable Book Value * Return on Equity
= $33.62 * 3.8%
$1.29
Book Value of Equity per Share Median Book Value from the past 5 years. $33.62
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 9.3%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 2.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for ARCA:EWU
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6%
Capital Markets Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.73
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.728 (1 + (1- 21%) (0%))
1.104
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
1.1
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (1.104 * 5.96%)
9.31%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for ARCA:EWU using Excess Returns Model Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is arrived at using the Excess Return Model. This approach is used for finance firms where free cash flow is difficult to estimate.

In the Excess Return Model the value of a firm can be written as the sum of capital invested currently in the firm and the present value of excess returns that the firm expects to make in the future.

The model is sensitive to the Return on Equity of the company versus the Cost of Equity, how these are calculated is detailed below the main calculation.

Note the calculations below are per share.

See our documentation to learn about this calculation.

ARCA:EWU Value of Excess Returns
Calculation Result
Excess Returns = (Stable Return on equity – Cost of equity) (Book Value of Equity per share)
= (3.8% – 9.31%) * $33.62)
$-1.84
Terminal Value of Excess Returns = Excess Returns / (Cost of Equity - Expected Growth Rate)
= $-1.84 / (9.31% - 2.73%)
$-27.99
Value of Equity = Book Value per share + Terminal Value of Excess Returns
= $33.62 + $-27.99
$5.64
ARCA:EWU Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $5.64
Current discount Discount to share price of $33.54
= -1 x ($33.54 - $5.64) / $5.64
-495.2%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
ARCA:EWU PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-08-31) in USD $1.67
ARCA:EWU Share Price ** ARCA (2019-03-20) in USD $33.54
United States of America Capital Markets Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 76 Publicly-Listed Capital Markets Companies 25.13x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,058 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.69x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF.

ARCA:EWU PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= ARCA:EWU Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 33.54 ÷ 1.67

20.1x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is good value based on earnings compared to the US Capital Markets industry average.
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
ARCA:EWU PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 20.1x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
Not available
United States of America Capital Markets Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 33 Publicly-Listed Capital Markets Companies 2.17x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,103 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.48x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's assets?
Raw Data
ARCA:EWU PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-08-31) in USD $33.62
ARCA:EWU Share Price * ARCA (2019-03-20) in USD $33.54
United States of America Capital Markets Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 149 Publicly-Listed Capital Markets Companies 4.83x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,156 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.89x
ARCA:EWU PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= ARCA:EWU Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 33.54 ÷ 33.62

1x

* Primary Listing of iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is good value based on assets compared to the US Capital Markets industry average.
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Value checks
We assess iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Capital Markets industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Capital Markets industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

EWU Future Performance

 How is iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.

Show me the analysis anyway

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
6.4%
Expected Capital Markets industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Unable to compare iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Unable to compare iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
  • Unable to compare iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
ARCA:EWU Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
United States of America Capital Markets Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 6.4%
United States of America Capital Markets Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 3.8%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.3%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.1%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
ARCA:EWU Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (6 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
ARCA:EWU Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-08-31 96 99
2018-05-31 103 215
2018-02-28 111 331
2017-11-30 109 304
2017-08-31 108 278
2017-05-31 100 244
2017-02-28 92 210
2016-11-30 94 32
2016-08-31 96 -147
2016-05-31 112 -380
2016-02-29 129 -612
2015-11-30 127 -594

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Unable to determine if iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
  • Unable to determine if iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
ARCA:EWU Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (6 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF Company Filings, last reported 6 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

ARCA:EWU Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2018-08-31 1.67
2018-05-31 3.64
2018-02-28 4.48
2017-11-30 4.11
2017-08-31 3.39
2017-05-31 2.98
2017-02-28 2.61
2016-11-30 0.39
2016-08-31 -2.39
2016-05-31 -6.17
2016-02-29 -8.76
2015-11-30 -8.50

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

EWU Past Performance

  How has iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's growth in the last year to its industry (Capital Markets).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years, however the most recent earnings are above average.
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Capital Markets industry average.
Earnings and Revenue History
iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF Company Filings, last reported 6 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

ARCA:EWU Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-08-31 96.12 98.63 11.03
2018-05-31 103.35 214.95 11.85
2018-02-28 110.58 331.26 12.66
2017-11-30 109.10 304.49 12.10
2017-08-31 107.62 277.71 11.53
2017-05-31 99.67 244.06 10.73
2017-02-28 91.73 210.41 9.94
2016-11-30 94.07 31.73 10.38
2016-08-31 96.42 -146.94 10.83
2016-05-31 112.47 -379.59 12.14
2016-02-29 128.53 -612.25 13.46
2015-11-30 127.41 -594.48 14.40
2015-08-31 126.29 -576.71 15.35
2015-05-31 135.08 -384.39 16.68
2015-02-28 143.86 -192.07 18.01
2014-11-30 211.34 180.84 18.31
2014-08-31 278.82 553.75 18.61
2014-05-31 250.97 563.09 15.91
2014-02-28 223.12 572.43 13.20
2013-11-30 145.94 376.24 10.83
2013-08-31 68.76 180.05 8.45
2013-05-31 61.76 130.93 7.88
2013-02-28 54.76 81.81 7.31
2012-11-30 56.72 86.00 7.15
2012-08-31 58.69 90.18 6.99
2012-05-31 56.06 47.17 6.84

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF used its assets more efficiently than the US Capital Markets industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Capital Markets industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

EWU Health

 How is iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has no long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF Company Filings, last reported 6 months ago.

ARCA:EWU Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-08-31 1,986.97 0.00 5.53
2018-05-31 1,986.97 0.00 5.53
2018-02-28 2,576.27 2.45 9.28
2017-11-30 2,576.27 2.45 9.28
2017-08-31 2,764.75 11.88 21.39
2017-05-31 2,764.75 11.88 21.39
2017-02-28 2,573.00 10.44 16.85
2016-11-30 2,573.00 10.44 16.85
2016-08-31 1,928.88 12.79 17.61
2016-05-31 1,928.88 12.79 17.61
2016-02-29 2,102.46 4.39 25.78
2015-11-30 2,102.46 4.39 25.78
2015-08-31 3,210.83 5.54 11.35
2015-05-31 3,210.83 5.54 11.35
2015-02-28 3,056.18 6.12 13.65
2014-11-30 3,056.18 6.12 13.65
2014-08-31 4,236.36 0.66 21.39
2014-05-31 4,236.36 0.66 21.39
2014-02-28 4,385.29 4.29 10.71
2013-11-30 4,385.29 4.29 10.71
2013-08-31 2,670.80 2.92 11.43
2013-05-31 2,670.80 2.92 11.43
2013-02-28 1,440.54 0.00 1.89
2012-11-30 1,440.54 0.00 1.89
2012-08-31 1,356.49 2.71 6.35
2012-05-31 1,356.49 2.71 6.35
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has no debt.
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has no debt compared to 5 years ago when it was 0.1%.
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has a total score of 6/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

EWU Dividends

 What is iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
4.44%
Current annual income from iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF shares you are expected to receive $89 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.45%).
  • iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.64%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
ARCA:EWU Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Capital Markets Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 43 Stocks 2%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 2004 Stocks 2.5%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.6%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

ARCA:EWU Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2018-11-09 1.490 4.774
2017-11-09 1.160 3.330
2016-11-07 1.420 4.323
2016-05-04 1.280 4.102
2015-10-22 1.400 4.405
2014-11-10 2.520 6.878
2013-11-08 1.020 2.493
2012-11-09 1.240 3.334
2011-11-07 0.940 2.797
2010-11-08 0.880 2.553
2009-11-09 0.920 2.926
2009-03-23 2.640 9.693

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).
  • Dividends per share have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Dividends paid are covered by earnings (1.1x coverage).
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.


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EWU Management

 What is the CEO of iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Michael Latham
AGE 52
CEO Bio

Mr. Michael Arthur Latham, also known as Mike, served as Principal Executive Officer of iShares Trust - iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Growth ETF. Mr. Latham served as the Chief Executive Officer and President at Blackrock Asset Management International Inc. Mr. Latham served as the Principal Executive Officer, President, Principal Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of various funds in the fund complex of iShares Trust funds. He was the Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock Asset Management International Inc and President of Barclays Global Investors International Inc. Mr. Latham served as the Global Chief Executive Officer of iShares, BTC from 2010 to 2011. He served as the Managing Director of BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. (BTC) since 2009. He served as the Head of Americas iShares, Barclays Global Investors (BGI) from 2007 to 2009. He served as the Chief Financial Officer at Barclays Global Investors International Inc. from 2005 to 2009. He served as Chief Operating Officer of the Intermediary Investor and Exchange- Traded Products Business of BGI from 2003 to 2007. He has been the Chairman of iShares, BlackRock, Inc. since 2011. He served as a Director/Trustee of various funds in the fund complex of iShares Trust funds since 2010. Mr. Latham serves as a Director of Goldman Sachs MLP Income Opportunities Fund and Goldman Sachs MLP and Energy Renaissance Fund. He has been a Director of iShares, Inc. since 2010 and iShares MSCI Russia Capped Index Fund Inc., since 2010. He served as an Interested Trustee of iShares Trust - iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF since 2010. He served as a Director of Barclays Global Investors International Inc. He served as a Director of BlackRock Asset Management International Inc., from 2005 to 2009. He served as a Director at Barclays Global Investors International, Inc. from 2005 to 2009. He is a Certified Public Account. Mr. Latham holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of California at San Francisco.

CEO Compensation
  • Insufficient data for Michael to compare compensation growth.
  • Insufficient data for Michael to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF management team in years:

12.2
Average Tenure
58
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Management Team

Michael Latham

TITLE
Treasurer
AGE
52

Jack Gee

TITLE
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
AGE
58
TENURE
11.2 yrs

Geoffrey Flynn

TITLE
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
AGE
60
TENURE
11.2 yrs

Lois Towers

TITLE
Compliance Officer and Assistant Vice President of AML
AGE
66

Ira Shapiro

TITLE
Chief Legal Officer and Vice President
AGE
55
TENURE
12.2 yrs

Mike Williams

TITLE
Executive Vice President
AGE
58
TENURE
12.2 yrs

Eilleen Clavere

TITLE
Secretary
AGE
66
TENURE
12.2 yrs

Lee W. Sterne

TITLE
MD of U.S. Fixed Income Index & iShares and Senior Portfolio Manager
AGE
53
TENURE
12.2 yrs

Matt Tucker

TITLE
managing Director and Head of iShares Fixed Income Investment Strategy
TENURE
12.2 yrs

Diane Hsiung

TITLE
Portfolio Manager
TENURE
11.2 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF board of directors in years:

14.2
Average Tenure
63
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.
Board of Directors

Lee Kranefuss

TITLE
Chairman
AGE
56
TENURE
16.2 yrs

Charles Hurty

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$110K
AGE
74
TENURE
14.2 yrs

George Parker

TITLE
Lead Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$115K
AGE
79
TENURE
13.2 yrs

John Martinez

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$90K
AGE
57
TENURE
16.2 yrs

John Kerrigan

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$90K
AGE
63
TENURE
14.2 yrs

Cecilia Herbert

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$90K
AGE
68
TENURE
14.2 yrs

Robert Silver

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$90K
AGE
63
TENURE
12.2 yrs

Rob Kapito

TITLE
Director
AGE
62

J. Duffie

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$68K
AGE
63
TENURE
11.2 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
X
Management checks
We assess iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

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Description

iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is an exchange traded fund launched by BlackRock, Inc. It is managed by BlackRock Fund Advisors. It invests in public equity markets of the United Kingdom. It invests in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund invests in growth and value stocks of companies across diversified market capitalization. The fund seeks to track the performance of the MSCI United Kingdom Index, by using representative sampling technique. iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF was formed on March 12, 1996 and is domiciled in the United States.

Details
Name: iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF
EWU
Exchange: ARCA
Founded: 1996
$2,267,304,000
67,600,000
Website: http://www.ishares.com/us/products/239690/ishares-msci-united-kingdom-etf
Address: iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF
400 Howard Street,
San Francisco,
California, 94105,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
ARCA EWU Common Stock NYSE Arca US USD 18. Mar 1996
LSE 0JNB Common Stock London Stock Exchange GB USD 18. Mar 1996
SNSE EWU Common Stock Santiago Stock Exchange CL USD 18. Mar 1996
SNSE EWUCL Common Stock Santiago Stock Exchange CL CLP 18. Mar 1996
BMV EWU * Common Stock Bolsa Mexicana de Valores MX MXN 18. Mar 1996
BVL EWU Common Stock Bolsa de Valores de Lima PE USD 18. Mar 1996
SNSE EWU MSCI UTD KINGDOM ETF NEW(POST REV SPLT) Santiago Stock Exchange CL USD 20. Mar 2019
BMV EWU * MSCI UTD KINGDOM ETF NEW(POST REV SPLT) Bolsa Mexicana de Valores MX MXN 20. Mar 2019
BVL EWU MSCI UTD KINGDOM ETF NEW(POST REV SPLT) Bolsa de Valores de Lima PE USD 20. Mar 2019
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
0
iShares Trust - iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF employees.
Industry
Asset Management and Custody Banks
Diversified Financials
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/03/20 23:52
End of day share price update: 2019/03/20 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2018/11/09
Last earnings reported: 2018/08/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/08/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.