EZA

iShares MSCI South Africa ETF

iShares South Africa Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund's objective is to provide investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of publicly traded securities in the South African market, as measured by the MSCI South African Index. The Index consists of stocks primarily traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


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Fund Basics
Fund sponsorBarclays Global Fund Advisors
CategoryEmerging Market Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateFeb 03, 2003
Assets (mns)$287
Expense ratio57 bp
CurrencyUSD
Sector Breakdown
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-Ended Fund
DistributionsSemi-Annually
Taxation1099
Stock selectionMarket Cap
WeightingMarket Cap
Holdings TransparencyFull
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableYes
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings Complete list  + 
NASPERS LTD-N SHS 13.8 %
FIRSTRAND LTD 8.6 %
MTN GROUP LIMITED 5.7 %
STANDARD BANK GROUP LTD 5.4 %
SASOL LTD 4.5 %
ABSA GROUP LTD 4.2 %
IMPALA PLATINUM HOLDINGS LTD 4.0 %
CAPITEC BANK HOLDINGS LTD 3.8 %
GOLD FIELDS LTD 3.7 %
SIBANYE GOLD LTD 3.3 %
Constituent Breakdown
Number of holdings37
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 502
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$4,887
Large cap (>$10bn)18.4%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)52.1%
Small cap (<$2bn)1.5%
Developed mkts.0.0%
Emerging mkts.100.0%
Country Exposure
SOUTH AFRICA 98.0 %
LUXEMBOURG 1.0 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 08/31/2022)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
-12.0% -16.7% 7.9% 0.4% -3.6% -0.8% 7.4%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5001.0148%
MSCI EAFE1.1962%
MSCI Emg Mkts1.1965%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)201
Turnover2.5%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.11%
ADV of underlying (mns)$676
Technical Indicators
Recent close$36.04
30d moving avg.$39.68
Annualized volatility28.3%
Relative strength (RSI)31
Short interest (ETF)12.0%
Short interest (underlying)0.0%
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Comparable ETFs Based on Overlap
Ticker Fund Name Overlap
vs. EZA
Expenses
vs. EZA
ALTAR Score™
vs. EZA
FLZA Franklin FTSE South Africa ETF   90.4%   -38 bp -1.2%
AFK VanEck Africa Index ETF   22.5%   +20 bp -0.2%
DMAT Global X Disruptive Materials ETF   10.7%   +2 bp -2.3%
FEM First Trust Emerging Markets AlphaDEX Fund   10.3%   +23 bp +8.8%
Risk and Returns: EZA vs. Comps (1 YR)

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Results & Estimates
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Valuation Metrics
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ETF Research Center Fund Rating

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ALTAR Score™

EZA

10.4%

Cat. Avg

8.7%

Fund Category: Emerging Market Equities

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Recommendation

OVERWEIGHT

Above average appreciation potential. A rating of OVERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 4th quintile (ranking higher than 60%-80%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at attractive valuations and/or having above-average fundamentals.

Category Overview
There are 178 funds in the Emerging Market Equities category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 8.7% and a standard deviation of 4.5%. EZA's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.4 standard deviations above the category average. This places EZA in the 64th percentile among funds in the category.
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Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Comparison
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EZA 57.0 10.9 67.9
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