Data Source: from January 1997 to September 2021

Last Update: 30 Sep 2021

Category: Stocks
ETF: iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA)

In the last 10 years, the iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF obtained a 6.9% compound annual return, with a 18.82% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 2.15% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Size: Large Cap
  • Style: Blend
  • Region: Developed Asia Pacific
  • Country: Australia

Capital Growth and Historical Returns

Capital growth, returns, stats are calculated assuming a reinvestment of dividends.

If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

Time Range:
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Period Returns
Sep 2021
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
-4.24%
-4.24%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
0 - 1
3M
-4.46%
-4.46%
Jul 2021 - Sep 2021
1 - 2
6M
+1.51%
-5.89%
Jun 2021 - Sep 2021
3 - 3
YTD
+5.08%
-5.89%
Jun 2021 - Sep 2021
5 - 4
1Y
+28.69%
16.33%
-5.89%
Jun 2021 - Sep 2021
8 - 4
3Y
+7.97%
annualized
21.19%
-31.36%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
24 - 12
5Y
+7.87%
annualized
17.42%
-31.36%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
39 - 21
10Y
+6.90%
annualized
18.82%
-31.36%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
75 - 45
20Y
+10.63%
annualized
21.71%
-63.81%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
148 - 92
MAX
01 Jan 1997
+7.51%
annualized
21.95%
-63.81%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
177 - 120
* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Drawdowns

Drawdonws Chart:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+10.32% +103.51%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-54.85%
Dec 2007 - Nov 2008
32.87%
2 Years
+8.84% +57.62%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-28.54%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
27.37%
3 Years
+8.52% +36.59%
Oct 2002 - Sep 2005
-12.83%
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
22.52%
5 Years
+8.88% +35.75%
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-3.18%
Mar 2011 - Feb 2016
8.82%
7 Years
+9.15% +25.22%
Nov 2000 - Oct 2007
-3.13%
Apr 2013 - Mar 2020
0.93%
10 Years
+9.16% +17.21%
Nov 1997 - Oct 2007
+0.35%
Apr 2010 - Mar 2020
0.00%
15 Years
+9.10% +12.02%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2013
+4.13%
Apr 2005 - Mar 2020
0.00%
20 Years
+8.51% +10.63%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2021
+6.79%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2020
0.00%

* Annualized rolling and average returns over full calendar month periods

If you need a deeper detail about rolling returns, please refer to the iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

In the table below, for the iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF, the average monthly return is represented.

Below each return, it's also mentioned the probability of obtaining a positive monthly result (Win %).

Both the Average Return and the Gain Frequency are useful to get an idea of what happened in the past.

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Monthly Average Return (%) and Gain Frequency
Return (%) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average
Win %
0.11
52%
0.89
52%
0.61
64%
3.64
80%
-1.39
52%
1.52
64%
0.75
44%
-1.05
52%
-0.17
52%
1.62
67%
0.94
67%
2.37
71%
Best
Year
9.2
2012
8.3
2014
19.3
2009
13.3
2001
12.1
2009
14.6
2000
13.5
2010
7.1
2009
13.8
2007
18.3
2011
14.9
2020
11.0
2003
Worst
Year
-17.1
2009
-9.6
2020
-22.8
2020
-7.5
2004
-14.2
2010
-9.6
2008
-8.6
2002
-16.0
1998
-17.6
2011
-27.0
2008
-8.9
2008
-5.0
2011
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 1997 - Sep 2021

For further information about the seasonality, check the Asset Class Seasonality page.

Monthly Returns of iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF:

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2021
+5.08% -0.8 3.2 1.1 4.4 3.3 -1.5 -0.8 0.6 -4.2
2020
+8.26% -1.7 -9.6 -22.8 9.7 6.0 8.3 3.3 4.4 -5.2 0.3 14.9 6.3
2019
+22.41% 7.0 3.4 1.1 1.2 0.1 5.5 -0.6 -3.3 2.6 1.3 1.3 1.2
2018
-12.02% 2.6 -4.0 -3.5 0.8 1.7 2.1 1.4 -1.9 -1.7 -6.9 1.0 -3.9
2017
+19.93% 5.0 3.3 3.0 -0.7 -4.3 3.1 4.7 -0.2 -0.9 1.2 0.3 4.3
2016
+11.11% -7.0 -2.0 11.8 3.2 -2.4 1.4 7.4 -3.2 3.4 -3.0 0.8 1.6
2015
-9.96% -1.1 8.0 -3.5 2.0 -3.3 -4.4 -0.5 -10.9 -3.9 5.6 0.9 2.1
2014
-4.66% -5.5 8.3 3.7 2.2 0.4 -0.1 1.8 2.1 -11.9 6.2 -7.1 -3.1
2013
+1.77% 3.9 2.9 0.6 3.9 -13.1 -5.3 3.0 1.0 7.6 5.5 -4.9 -1.4
2012
+24.11% 9.2 1.4 -1.0 1.4 -12.9 7.5 6.1 1.3 1.4 3.3 1.6 4.3
2011
-11.65% -2.2 5.0 2.0 6.2 -5.5 -0.8 -3.2 -3.5 -17.6 18.3 -2.0 -5.0
2010
+15.30% -7.6 4.9 8.5 -2.4 -14.2 -4.7 13.5 -2.3 12.7 3.1 -3.9 10.9
2009
+68.13% -17.1 -3.4 19.3 9.7 12.1 2.3 12.7 7.1 11.5 -3.0 6.4 0.7
2008
-47.95% -6.7 -1.3 -2.9 7.8 5.4 -9.6 -6.0 -4.3 -13.8 -27.0 -8.9 9.8
2007
+28.24% 1.8 2.8 5.5 4.4 3.0 2.0 -1.5 -0.4 13.8 9.2 -8.8 -4.8
2006
+30.84% 8.5 -2.7 0.8 9.6 -5.2 -0.2 1.0 2.8 -1.6 8.6 4.3 2.5
2005
+16.67% 0.8 5.4 -4.4 -0.7 -0.5 5.6 1.9 2.7 6.1 -5.6 1.8 3.4
2004
+29.40% -0.8 5.2 0.9 -7.5 1.5 1.7 -1.3 2.3 7.2 6.5 7.5 4.0
2003
+55.17% 4.0 -1.6 3.2 6.7 5.9 2.5 -1.3 3.6 3.6 8.0 -0.1 11.0
2002
-1.18% 1.5 -0.6 3.9 0.0 6.3 -4.9 -8.6 3.4 -8.6 6.1 5.0 -3.0
2001
+1.89% 4.4 -4.7 -12.2 13.3 0.6 2.4 -3.5 2.0 -17.5 13.9 6.0 1.9
2000
-11.87% -4.0 -2.9 -4.2 0.6 -5.0 14.6 -6.4 0.4 -4.4 -5.3 0.7 5.2
1999
+19.26% 5.3 -0.6 1.9 13.0 -8.7 7.2 -1.7 -7.0 3.1 -2.4 2.5 7.4
1998
+4.20% 8.1 -0.6 3.1 -0.6 -7.9 0.0 -2.0 -16.0 9.0 7.5 7.0 -0.5
1997
-12.15% -4.6 2.4 -0.6 2.9 2.3 3.3 -0.5 -7.0 4.8 -12.6 -3.9 2.1
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