Last Update: 31 Aug 2021

Category: Stocks
ETF: iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (EWZ)

In the last 10 years, the iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (EWZ) ETF obtained a -3.19% compound annual return, with a 33.94% standard deviation.

In the last 20 years, a 8.89% compound annual return, with a 35.84% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 1.34% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (EWZ): Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Size: Large Cap
  • Style: Blend
  • Region: Latin America
  • Country: Brazil

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 Brazil ETF (EWZ): Dividend Yield page.

Capital Growth:
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Period Returns
Aug 2021
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
-2.67%
-2.67%
Aug 2021 - Aug 2021
0 - 1
3M
-5.02%
-10.21%
Jul 2021 - Aug 2021
1 - 2
6M
+15.85%
-10.21%
Jul 2021 - Aug 2021
4 - 2
YTD
-0.30%
-13.95%
Jan 2021 - Feb 2021
4 - 4
1Y
+24.88%
32.77%
-13.95%
Jan 2021 - Feb 2021
6 - 6
3Y
+6.61%
annualized
38.04%
-50.35%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
20 - 16
5Y
+4.23%
annualized
34.21%
-50.35%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
31 - 29
10Y
-3.19%
annualized
33.94%
-67.57%
Mar 2012 - Jan 2016
59 - 61
MAX
01 Jan 2001
+6.79%
annualized
35.75%
-73.66%
Jun 2008 - Jan 2016
133 - 115

* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Drawdowns

Drawdonws Chart:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (EWZ) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+15.65% +129.55%
Dec 2008 - Nov 2009
-56.84%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
43.46%
2 Years
+12.51% +87.02%
Mar 2003 - Feb 2005
-33.01%
Feb 2001 - Jan 2003
47.11%
3 Years
+12.45% +82.36%
Oct 2002 - Sep 2005
-27.34%
Feb 2013 - Jan 2016
38.50%
5 Years
+10.95% +69.29%
Oct 2002 - Sep 2007
-20.93%
Jan 2011 - Dec 2015
37.57%
7 Years
+8.11% +45.47%
Oct 2002 - Sep 2009
-11.78%
Jun 2008 - May 2015
48.48%
10 Years
+6.61% +28.55%
Oct 2002 - Sep 2012
-8.23%
Apr 2010 - Mar 2020
41.09%
15 Years
+8.40% +17.22%
Oct 2002 - Sep 2017
+1.15%
Mar 2006 - Feb 2021
0.00%
20 Years
+7.46% +8.89%
Sep 2001 - Aug 2021
+5.93%
Feb 2001 - Jan 2021
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 Brazil ETF (EWZ) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

In the table below, for the iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (EWZ) 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 %
0.88
43%
0.97
52%
-0.53
43%
4.16
67%
-1.55
38%
0.24
52%
0.81
67%
-0.58
43%
-1.07
60%
4.47
70%
1.31
35%
4.26
75%
Best
Year
23.9
2006
18.2
2002
28.4
2016
21.0
2003
22.4
2009
19.5
2016
13.8
2010
15.3
2002
19.5
2007
28.3
2002
23.8
2020
17.2
2003
Worst
Year
-13.3
2010
-12.3
2020
-38.6
2020
-14.9
2004
-16.5
2006
-19.8
2002
-28.0
2002
-13.3
2015
-28.1
2002
-33.1
2008
-11.3
2016
-11.6
2014

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

Investing in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (EWZ) ETF: detail of monthly returns

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2021
-0.30% -7.8 -6.7 4.9 6.3 9.4 5.8 -7.8 -2.7
2020
-20.33% -7.8 -12.3 -38.6 4.7 10.2 7.1 13.1 -8.4 -7.2 -2.9 23.8 12.3
2019
+27.65% 18.8 -5.2 -4.7 1.0 0.6 6.3 1.8 -7.9 2.8 5.9 -4.8 13.4
2018
-2.57% 15.2 -2.4 -1.3 -5.8 -15.8 -8.6 12.6 -10.1 3.9 19.0 -0.9 -2.6
2017
+23.65% 10.6 2.3 -0.7 -0.8 -5.4 -2.1 10.7 5.8 4.2 -3.7 -3.7 5.6
2016
+64.47% -4.1 3.3 28.4 12.2 -13.8 19.5 10.1 0.8 0.6 12.0 -11.3 0.8
2015
-41.74% -6.2 3.1 -11.3 15.4 -10.9 3.5 -12.5 -13.3 -11.8 4.2 -1.5 -7.1
2014
-15.52% -12.2 4.5 9.9 4.4 -1.2 4.8 1.5 10.7 -19.1 -0.5 -3.2 -11.6
2013
-17.52% 1.5 -2.9 -1.2 1.2 -7.7 -12.2 -0.8 -2.6 13.0 4.7 -6.4 -3.6
2012
+0.42% 14.3 5.5 -6.5 -6.8 -13.6 1.4 1.5 0.5 2.5 -1.3 -3.3 9.5
2011
-24.17% -5.4 1.5 4.4 0.3 -3.2 -1.0 -3.8 -7.2 -20.6 19.9 -5.4 -2.1
2010
+7.74% -13.3 5.7 7.7 -1.9 -12.1 -2.3 13.8 -3.7 13.6 0.1 -2.8 7.0
2009
+121.86% 1.5 -3.7 10.2 19.6 22.4 -3.3 8.7 1.1 16.2 1.8 11.1 0.7
2008
-54.30% -5.2 9.2 -7.8 17.3 9.9 -9.4 -9.0 -9.7 -23.3 -33.1 -6.6 4.2
2007
+74.76% 0.9 -3.0 7.4 6.8 12.8 3.6 3.6 -3.2 19.5 16.4 -5.4 1.2
2006
+43.30% 23.9 -0.3 -3.1 10.8 -16.5 5.9 0.9 -0.8 -1.8 9.1 5.7 7.8
2005
+52.65% -3.2 16.3 -9.1 -4.1 8.9 4.3 2.2 10.7 18.6 -5.2 7.0 0.4
2004
+33.61% -6.1 4.6 0.6 -14.9 -1.1 4.0 7.1 8.1 8.9 1.4 11.0 8.9
2003
+116.89% -1.4 -5.3 12.1 21.0 5.2 -0.1 2.9 12.3 3.5 10.1 5.7 17.2
2002
-36.31% -9.1 18.2 -3.1 -1.4 -7.3 -19.8 -28.0 15.3 -28.1 28.3 -1.6 10.7
2001
-18.81% 13.6 -12.0 -9.2 1.8 -3.4 -2.4 -11.7 -8.0 -17.0 3.3 18.8 12.5
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