Data Source: from January 1997 to June 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 30 Jun 2022
Live Update: Jul 05 2022, 01:59PM Eastern Time
Category: Stocks
ETF: iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA)
ETF • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
2.28%
1 Day
Jul 05 2022, 01:59PM Eastern Time
2.87%
Current Month
July 2022

In the last 25 Years, the iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF obtained a 6.82% compound annual return, with a 22.26% standard deviation.

In 2021, the ETF granted a 5.32% 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

Historical Returns as of Jun 30, 2022

Historical returns and stats of iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF. Total Returns and Inflation Adjusted Returns are both mentioned.

ISHARES MSCI AUSTRALIA ETF (EWA) ETF
Consolidated returns as of 30 Jun 2022
Data Source: from January 1997 to June 2022
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Period Return (%)
as of Jun 2022
Return (%)
Infl.Adj.
Standard
Deviation (%)
Max
Drawdown (%)
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
Jun 2022
-11.24
-11.24
-11.24
Jun 2022 - Jun 2022
0 - 1
3M
-17.12
-18.19
-17.12
Apr 2022 - Jun 2022
1 - 2
6M
-11.78
-15.21
-17.12
Apr 2022 - Jun 2022
3 - 3
YTD
-11.78
-15.21
-17.12
Apr 2022 - Jun 2022
3 - 3
1Y
-12.61
-18.76
22.43
-17.12
Apr 2022 - Jun 2022
6 - 6
50% pos
3Y(*)
2.16
-2.25
23.83
-31.36
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
22 - 14
61% pos
5Y(*)
4.18
0.55
19.72
-31.36
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
38 - 22
63% pos
10Y(*)
4.51
2.00
18.40
-31.36
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
75 - 45
63% pos
15Y(*)
2.87
0.55
23.73
-63.81
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
103 - 77
57% pos
20Y(*)
8.69
6.09
21.99
-63.81
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
146 - 94
61% pos
25Y(*)
6.82
4.29
22.26
-63.81
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
178 - 122
59% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jan 1997
6.91
4.40
22.08
-63.81
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
182 - 124
59% pos
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized

US Inflation is updated to May 2022. Waiting for updates, inflation of Jun 2022 is set to 0%. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 7.57% , 5Y: 3.61% , 10Y: 2.46%

Capital Growth as of Jun 30, 2022

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.

An investment of 1000$, since July 1997, now would be worth 5201.17$, with a total return of 420.12% (6.82% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 2858.67$, with a net total return of 185.87% (4.29% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since January 1997, now would be worth 5496.69$, with a total return of 449.67% (6.91% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 3000.35$, with a net total return of 200.03% (4.40% annualized).

Drawdowns

Worst drawdowns since July 1997.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-63.81% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Feb 2013 48 64
-31.36% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Nov 2020 8 11
-30.84% Sep 2014 Feb 2016 18 Dec 2017 22 40
-30.60% Jul 1997 Aug 1998 14 Apr 1999 8 22
-27.74% May 1999 Sep 2001 29 May 2003 20 49
-17.76% May 2013 Jun 2013 2 Jul 2014 13 15
-17.12% Apr 2022 Jun 2022 3 in progress 3
-14.24% Feb 2018 Dec 2018 11 Jun 2019 6 17
-10.53% Nov 2021 Jan 2022 3 Mar 2022 2 5
-7.53% Apr 2004 Apr 2004 1 Sep 2004 5 6
-5.89% Jun 2021 Sep 2021 4 Oct 2021 1 5
-5.61% Oct 2005 Oct 2005 1 Jan 2006 3 4
-5.58% Mar 2005 May 2005 3 Jul 2005 2 5
-5.42% May 2006 Jun 2006 2 Oct 2006 4 6
-3.82% Jul 2019 Aug 2019 2 Nov 2019 3 5
-2.65% Feb 2006 Feb 2006 1 Apr 2006 2 3
-1.86% Jul 2007 Aug 2007 2 Sep 2007 1 3
-1.26% Jul 2003 Jul 2003 1 Aug 2003 1 2
-0.84% Jan 2021 Jan 2021 1 Feb 2021 1 2
-0.75% Jan 2004 Jan 2004 1 Feb 2004 1 2

Worst drawdowns since January 1997.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-63.81% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Feb 2013 48 64
-31.36% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Nov 2020 8 11
-30.84% Sep 2014 Feb 2016 18 Dec 2017 22 40
-30.60% Jul 1997 Aug 1998 14 Apr 1999 8 22
-27.74% May 1999 Sep 2001 29 May 2003 20 49
-17.76% May 2013 Jun 2013 2 Jul 2014 13 15
-17.12% Apr 2022 Jun 2022 3 in progress 3
-14.24% Feb 2018 Dec 2018 11 Jun 2019 6 17
-10.53% Nov 2021 Jan 2022 3 Mar 2022 2 5
-7.53% Apr 2004 Apr 2004 1 Sep 2004 5 6
-5.89% Jun 2021 Sep 2021 4 Oct 2021 1 5
-5.61% Oct 2005 Oct 2005 1 Jan 2006 3 4
-5.58% Mar 2005 May 2005 3 Jul 2005 2 5
-5.42% May 2006 Jun 2006 2 Oct 2006 4 6
-4.55% Jan 1997 Jan 1997 1 Apr 1997 3 4
-3.82% Jul 2019 Aug 2019 2 Nov 2019 3 5
-2.65% Feb 2006 Feb 2006 1 Apr 2006 2 3
-1.86% Jul 2007 Aug 2007 2 Sep 2007 1 3
-1.26% Jul 2003 Jul 2003 1 Aug 2003 1 2
-0.84% Jan 2021 Jan 2021 1 Feb 2021 1 2

Rolling Returns ( more details)

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

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
10.19 103.51
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-54.85
Dec 2007 - Nov 2008
32.88%
2 Years
9.04 57.62
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-28.54
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
26.50%
3 Years
8.53 36.59
Oct 2002 - Sep 2005
-12.83
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
21.77%
5 Years
8.81 35.75
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-3.18
Mar 2011 - Feb 2016
8.50%
7 Years
8.99 25.22
Nov 2000 - Oct 2007
-3.13
Apr 2013 - Mar 2020
0.90%
10 Years
8.98 17.21
Nov 1997 - Oct 2007
0.35
Apr 2010 - Mar 2020
0.00%
15 Years
8.77 12.02
Sep 1998 - Aug 2013
2.87
Jul 2007 - Jun 2022
0.00%
20 Years
8.64 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

iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF: in which months is it better to invest?

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

For further information about the seasonality, check the Asset Class Seasonality page.
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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 %
-0.20
50%
1.06
54%
0.97
65%
3.23
77%
-1.32
54%
1.03
62%
0.75
44%
-1.05
52%
-0.17
52%
1.82
68%
0.60
64%
2.48
72%
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
-11.2
2022
-8.6
2002
-15.9
1998
-17.6
2011
-27.0
2008
-8.9
2008
-5.0
2011
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 1997 - Jun 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF monthly and yearly returns: how is the distribution of the returns recorded so far?

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
182 Positive Months (59%) - 124 Negative Months (41%)
Jan 1997 - Jun 2022
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Yearly Return(%)
Monthly Return(%)
Year Total Infl.Adj Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2022
-11.78 -15.21 -8.0 5.3 9.9 -7.0 0.4 -11.2
2021
+8.95 +1.73 -0.8 3.2 1.1 4.4 3.3 -1.5 -0.8 0.6 -4.2 6.6 -7.6 5.2
2020
+8.26 +6.90 -1.7 -9.6 -22.8 9.7 6.0 8.3 3.3 4.4 -5.1 0.3 14.9 6.3
2019
+22.41 +19.70 7.0 3.4 1.1 1.2 0.1 5.5 -0.6 -3.3 2.6 1.3 1.3 1.1
2018
-12.02 -13.68 2.6 -4.0 -3.5 0.8 1.7 2.1 1.4 -1.9 -1.6 -6.9 1.0 -3.9
2017
+19.93 +17.43 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 +8.87 -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 -10.53 -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 -5.28 -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 +0.26 3.9 2.9 0.6 3.9 -13.1 -5.3 3.0 0.9 7.6 5.5 -4.9 -1.4
2012
+24.11 +21.97 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 -14.28 -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 +13.67 -7.6 4.9 8.4 -2.4 -14.2 -4.7 13.5 -2.3 12.7 3.1 -3.9 10.9
2009
+68.13 +63.53 -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 -47.94 -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 +23.18 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 +27.62 8.5 -2.6 0.8 9.6 -5.2 -0.2 1.0 2.8 -1.6 8.6 4.3 2.5
2005
+16.67 +12.90 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 +25.22 -0.7 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 +52.07 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 -3.57 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 +0.29 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 -14.80 -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 +16.15 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 +2.55 8.1 -0.6 3.1 -0.6 -7.9 0.0 -2.0 -15.9 9.0 7.5 7.0 -0.5
1997
-12.15 -13.61 -4.5 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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