IShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (EWZ)

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Market Intelligence Center  Nov 13  Comment 
For a hedged play on iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's algorithms selected the Jan. '15 $40.00 covered call for a net debit in the $38.53 area. That is also the break-even price for the covered call. This trade will...
Market Intelligence Center  Nov 3  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented option-trade picking algorithm found a pair of trade ideas on iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) today after it traded between between $42.16 and $43.37 before closing at $43.24 on Friday. For more conservative...
Benzinga  Oct 27  Comment 
The iShares MSCI Brazil Index ETF (NYSE: EWZ) and other Brazilian stocks are down sharply in pre-market trading following news that President Dilma Rousseff won a second term on Sunday over conservative Aécio Neves. Investors are likely...
Benzinga  Oct 27  Comment 
On CNBC's Fast Money, Tim Seymour recommended a long position in iShares MSCI Brazil Index (ETF) (NYSE: EWZ). Brazil is voting for President on Sunday and Seymour thinks that the market has already priced in a victory for Dilma Rousseff and...
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 10  Comment 
IShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) is a good candidate for a covered call at the $46.50 level. The Dec. '14 call at that price should fetch a credit of about $4.15, which means the entire position has a net debit of about $42.66. This trade has 5.36%...
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 7  Comment 
A covered call identified by MarketIntelligececenter.com's patented algorithms on iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) could yield about 8.16% (40.24% annualized, for comparison purposes only) in 74 days. Pair a long position in the ETF with the Dec....
SeekingAlpha  Sep 30  Comment 
By Dr. Duru: In 2010, I established a "20% rule" for buying iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ) on the dips. At the time, I could not recognize that the vast majority of the EWZ's post-recession rebound was already over, especially since...
Forbes  Sep 26  Comment 
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ), which added 6,300,000 units, or a 5.7% increase week over week. 
Forbes  Sep 18  Comment 
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ), which added 3,750,000 units, or a 3.5% increase week over week. 
Motley Fool  Sep 5  Comment 
Is investing in a basket of Brazil-focused stocks a smart move for long-term investors, or should Brazil be crossed off their list?




 
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iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (EWZ)

Overview

The iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the Brazilian market, as measured by the MSCI Brazil Index. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Ishares
  • Inception Date - 07/10/2000
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker - EWZ
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – EWZ.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.63%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
PETROBRAS - PETROLEO BRAS-PR 12.53%
PETROBRAS - PETROLEO BRAS 10.34%
CIA VALE DO RIO DOCE-PREF A 8.78%
ITAU UNIBANCO BANCO MULTIPLO SA 8.24%
CIA VALE DO RIO DOCE-ADR 6.46%
BANCO BRADESCO -PREF 5.23%
CIA DE BEBIDAS DAS AME-PREF 2.92%
CIA SIDERURGICA NACIONAL SA 2.81%
OGX PETROLEO E GAS PARTICIPA 2.26%
GERDAU SA-PREF 2.18%


Holdings as of 02/11/2009



Other Emerging Market ETFs

ETF Name Fund Manager Expense Ratio
BLDRS Asia 50 ADR Index ETF (ADRA)Invesco PowerShares0.30%
BLDRS Emerging Markets 50 ADR Index ETF (ADRE)Invesco PowerShares0.30%
Claymore/BNY BRIC ETF (EEB)Claymore Advisors0.60%
DWA Emerging Markets Technical Leaders Portfolio ETF (PIE)Invesco PowerShares0.90%
FTSE RAFI Emerging Markets Portfolio ETF (PXH)Invesco PowerShares0.85%
iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (EWZ)ishares0.63%
iShares MSCI BRIC Index Fund (BKF)ishares0.72%
iShares MSCI Chile Index Fund (ECH)ishares0.63%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (EEM)ishares0.72%
ProShares Short MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EUM)InvescoPoweshares0.95%
ProShares UltraShort MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEV)ProShares ETFs0.95%
SPDR S&P BRIC 40 ETF (BIK)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.50%
SPDR S&P Emerging Asia Pacific ETF (GMF)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.59%
SPDR S&P Emerging Europe ETF (GUR)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.59%
SPDR S&P Emerging Latin America ETF (GML)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.59%
SPDR S&P Emerging Markets ETF (GMM)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.59%
SPDR S&P Emerging Markets Small Cap ETF (EWX)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.65%
SPDR S&P Emerging Middle East & Africa ETF (GAF)State Street Global Markets, LLC0.59%
Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF (VWO)Vanguard Group, Inc.0.27%
WisdomTree Emerging Markets High-Yielding Equity Fund (DEM)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.63%
WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend Fund (DGS)WisdomTree Investments, Inc.0.63%
Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Portfolio ETF (PCY)InvescoPowerShares0.50%
iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Fund (EMB)iShares0.60%
First Trust ISE Chindia Index Fund (FNI)First Trust Portfolios L.P0.60%
iShares FTSE BRIC 50 ETF (BRIC-LSE)iShares0.74%
iShares JP Morgan US Dollar Emerging Markets Bond ETF (IEMB-LSE)iShares0.40%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEEM-LSE)iShares0.75%
iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Islamic/Shariah ETF (ISEM-LSE)iShares0.85%


References

  1. - Overview of iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (EWZ)
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