iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) announced a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, December 19th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of 0.3994 per share by the exchange traded fund on Tuesday, December 26th. This represents a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 19th. This is a boost from iShares MSCI Japan ETF’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.35.
Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA EWJ) traded down $1.01 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $59.61. 6,332,595 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,424,699. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 12-month low of $48.79 and a 12-month high of $60.69.
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About iShares MSCI Japan ETF
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (the fund), formerly Ishares Msci Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund. The 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 Japanese market, as measured by the MSCI Japan Index (the Index).
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