Data Source: from January 1997 to September 2021

Last Update: 30 Sep 2021

Category: Stocks
ETF: iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC)

In the last 10 years, the iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) ETF obtained a 5.87% compound annual return, with a 16.37% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 2.16% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Size: Large Cap
  • Style: Blend
  • Region: North America
  • Country: Canada

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 Canada ETF (EWC) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

Time Range:
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Period Returns
Sep 2021
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
-2.79%
-2.79%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
0 - 1
3M
-2.60%
-2.79%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
2 - 1
6M
+7.26%
-3.56%
Jun 2021 - Sep 2021
4 - 2
YTD
+18.43%
-3.56%
Jun 2021 - Sep 2021
6 - 3
1Y
+34.91%
16.62%
-3.56%
Jun 2021 - Sep 2021
8 - 4
3Y
+10.50%
annualized
21.81%
-26.90%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
21 - 15
5Y
+9.46%
annualized
17.76%
-26.90%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
34 - 26
10Y
+5.87%
annualized
16.37%
-34.10%
Sep 2014 - Jan 2016
67 - 53
20Y
+8.68%
annualized
19.94%
-56.66%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
142 - 98
MAX
01 Jan 1997
+7.72%
annualized
20.67%
-56.66%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
175 - 122
* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Drawdowns

Drawdonws Chart:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+9.88% +74.06%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-51.74%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
32.87%
2 Years
+8.07% +52.33%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2000
-25.84%
Oct 2000 - Sep 2002
30.29%
3 Years
+7.55% +37.31%
Oct 2002 - Sep 2005
-12.18%
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
25.19%
5 Years
+7.09% +33.03%
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-6.44%
Mar 2011 - Feb 2016
14.29%
7 Years
+7.36% +18.28%
Oct 2002 - Sep 2009
-1.60%
Apr 2013 - Mar 2020
4.21%
10 Years
+7.32% +16.39%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2008
-0.32%
Apr 2010 - Mar 2020
1.12%
15 Years
+7.27% +10.66%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2013
+3.26%
Apr 2005 - Mar 2020
0.00%
20 Years
+6.79% +8.72%
Sep 1998 - Aug 2018
+3.96%
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 Canada ETF (EWC) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

In the table below, for the iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) 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 %
0.81
56%
0.76
64%
0.36
56%
3.22
80%
1.51
56%
0.36
48%
0.95
56%
-0.45
48%
-0.53
56%
-0.05
50%
1.24
67%
1.47
71%
Best
Year
12.9
2019
9.5
1998
9.6
2016
13.9
2009
23.3
2009
10.0
2000
13.0
2009
8.2
2000
9.5
2007
10.8
2011
14.4
2020
9.6
1999
Worst
Year
-8.4
2015
-15.8
2001
-20.8
2020
-8.4
2004
-10.7
2012
-6.9
2009
-12.8
2002
-22.5
1998
-14.7
2011
-27.2
2008
-11.6
2007
-8.6
2018
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 Canada ETF (EWC) ETF:

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2021
+18.43% -0.8 5.1 5.8 4.6 6.4 -1.0 0.2 0.0 -2.8
2020
+5.52% -0.7 -7.0 -20.8 11.1 3.5 4.0 5.5 5.1 -4.5 -3.4 14.4 3.1
2019
+27.56% 12.9 3.0 -0.8 3.3 -4.3 5.7 -0.8 -0.7 2.5 -0.4 3.0 2.2
2018
-17.16% 0.8 -7.0 -0.8 2.1 2.2 0.0 2.5 -1.4 -0.1 -7.9 0.5 -8.6
2017
+15.74% 3.9 -1.8 0.7 -2.3 -0.4 3.1 4.3 -0.1 3.8 -0.5 0.5 3.7
2016
+23.82% -2.7 3.4 9.6 7.1 -3.6 0.9 3.0 0.3 1.5 -1.3 2.6 1.5
2015
-23.91% -8.4 6.0 -3.0 7.1 -4.6 -3.3 -4.2 -5.0 -5.2 3.5 -2.2 -6.4
2014
+1.08% -4.2 4.5 1.3 3.4 0.5 5.7 -0.2 2.2 -6.6 -2.5 0.1 -2.3
2013
+5.30% 1.7 -2.3 1.0 -1.7 -1.0 -4.6 5.7 -0.9 3.4 3.7 -0.9 1.6
2012
+9.12% 5.7 3.2 -2.3 0.1 -10.7 2.9 1.7 4.6 3.6 0.0 -1.3 2.4
2011
-12.43% 0.9 7.6 -0.2 0.3 -2.4 -3.1 -2.3 -3.4 -14.7 10.8 -2.8 -1.8
2010
+19.78% -7.2 6.0 7.7 1.2 -7.3 -4.3 7.2 -2.1 7.4 3.2 1.4 6.8
2009
+53.13% -4.2 -9.6 9.1 13.9 23.3 -6.9 13.0 -1.7 7.2 -6.4 8.6 2.6
2008
-44.45% -5.7 5.7 -5.3 7.1 7.9 -5.0 -5.5 -3.1 -13.3 -27.2 -10.8 3.9
2007
+28.39% 0.1 0.6 2.6 6.1 8.5 -0.8 0.0 0.1 9.5 10.2 -11.6 1.9
2006
+16.91% 9.0 -2.3 1.2 5.2 -2.3 -2.3 0.1 4.1 -3.0 4.8 2.5 -0.7
2005
+27.53% -4.6 6.7 1.4 -6.1 2.7 5.4 5.8 6.2 5.7 -7.3 5.3 4.8
2004
+22.77% 0.4 2.7 -0.7 -8.4 1.7 5.7 -0.1 -0.6 8.3 6.4 5.0 1.3
2003
+53.51% 4.2 1.6 -2.4 7.6 9.5 2.6 -1.2 5.7 0.7 6.5 4.2 5.2
2002
-10.84% -0.2 0.9 3.4 0.7 1.5 -6.1 -12.8 4.8 -11.3 5.8 5.8 -1.7
2001
-19.98% 5.4 -15.8 -8.6 8.8 3.4 -5.7 -1.2 -5.1 -9.9 -0.3 10.2 0.3
2000
+8.16% 1.1 4.1 6.1 -2.0 0.4 10.0 2.8 8.2 -5.2 -7.8 -11.3 3.8
1999
+48.64% 8.7 -5.0 4.2 10.1 -4.1 7.1 -0.9 0.4 0.0 5.6 6.2 9.6
1998
-7.86% -0.9 9.5 5.6 0.0 -1.6 -2.1 -7.2 -22.5 4.4 9.0 3.3 -1.1
1997
+10.60% 5.1 -1.0 -5.9 1.6 8.7 0.9 8.4 -6.2 5.6 -5.7 -2.8 3.0
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