Data Source: from January 1997 to July 2022
Consolidated Returns as of 31 Jul 2022
Live Update: Aug 15 2022
Category: Stocks
ETF: iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC)
ETF • LIVE PERFORMANCE (USD currency)
1.08%
1 Day
Aug 15 2022
1.53%
Current Month
August 2022

In the last 25 Years, the iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) ETF obtained a 6.88% compound annual return, with a 20.71% standard deviation.

In 2021, the ETF granted a 2.31% 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

Historical Returns as of Jul 31, 2022

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

ISHARES MSCI CANADA ETF (EWC) ETF
Consolidated returns as of 31 Jul 2022
Data Source: from January 1997 to July 2022
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Period Return (%)
as of Jul 2022
Return (%)
Infl.Adj.
Standard
Deviation (%)
Max
Drawdown (%)
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
Jul 2022
4.84
4.85
0.00
1 - 0
3M
-3.99
-6.31
-10.31
Jun 2022 - Jun 2022
2 - 1
6M
-6.85
-11.61
-15.62
Apr 2022 - Jun 2022
4 - 2
YTD
-7.43
-12.89
-15.62
Apr 2022 - Jun 2022
4 - 3
1Y
-3.47
-11.05
18.22
-15.62
Apr 2022 - Jun 2022
7 - 5
58% pos
3Y(*)
9.79
4.65
21.46
-26.90
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
22 - 14
61% pos
5Y(*)
7.12
3.11
19.26
-26.90
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
34 - 26
57% pos
10Y(*)
5.23
2.56
16.46
-34.11
Sep 2014 - Jan 2016
67 - 53
56% pos
15Y(*)
3.24
0.84
21.09
-56.67
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
99 - 81
55% pos
20Y(*)
8.86
6.19
19.93
-56.67
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
142 - 98
59% pos
25Y(*)
6.88
4.29
20.71
-56.67
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
176 - 124
59% pos
MAX(*)
01 Jan 1997
7.42
4.83
20.65
-56.67
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
181 - 126
59% pos
(*) Returns over 1 year are annualized

US Inflation is updated to Jul 2022. Current inflation (annualized) is 1Y: 8.52% , 5Y: 3.89% , 10Y: 2.60%

Correlations as of Jul 31, 2022

Monthly correlations of iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) ETF vs the main Asset Classes, over different timeframes.

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ISHARES MSCI CANADA ETF (EWC) ETF
Monthly correlations as of 31 Jul 2022
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Correlation vs EWC
 
Asset Class 1 Year 5 Years 10 Years Since
Jan 1997
US Total Stock Market
VTI
0.87
0.90
0.82
0.83
US Large Cap
SPY
0.88
0.89
0.82
0.81
US Small Cap
IJR
0.81
0.88
0.78
0.77
US REITs
VNQ
0.76
0.81
0.57
0.56
US Technology
QQQ
0.77
0.74
0.66
0.68
Preferred Stocks
PFF
0.80
0.79
0.65
0.46
EAFE Stocks
EFA
0.91
0.91
0.82
0.82
World All Countries
VT
0.90
0.93
0.87
0.87
Emerging Markets
EEM
0.72
0.74
0.73
0.82
Europe
VGK
0.89
0.91
0.82
0.80
Pacific
VPL
0.82
0.84
0.73
0.72
Latin America
FLLA
0.69
0.69
0.71
0.78
US Total Bond Market
BND
0.47
0.27
0.17
0.07
Long Term Treasuries
TLT
0.34
-0.16
-0.21
-0.22
US Cash
BIL
-0.12
-0.28
-0.14
-0.01
TIPS
TIP
0.56
0.42
0.34
0.20
Investment Grade Bonds
LQD
0.62
0.56
0.44
0.27
High Yield Bonds
HYG
0.72
0.80
0.75
0.65
International Bond Market
BNDX
0.36
0.26
0.16
0.13
Emerging Market Bonds
EMB
0.76
0.72
0.62
0.60
Gold
GLD
0.34
0.16
0.19
0.27
Commodities
DBC
0.49
0.66
0.65
0.56

Capital Growth as of Jul 31, 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 Canada ETF (EWC) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

An investment of 1000$, since August 1997, now would be worth 5277.46$, with a total return of 427.75% (6.88% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 2858.93$, with a net total return of 185.89% (4.29% annualized).
An investment of 1000$, since January 1997, now would be worth 6246.78$, with a total return of 524.68% (7.42% annualized).

The Inflation Adjusted Capital now would be 3343.98$, with a net total return of 234.40% (4.83% annualized).

Drawdowns

Worst drawdowns since August 1997.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-56.67% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Jun 2014 64 80
-47.84% Sep 2000 Sep 2002 25 Oct 2004 25 50
-34.11% Sep 2014 Jan 2016 17 Nov 2019 46 63
-30.77% May 1998 Aug 1998 4 Oct 1999 14 18
-26.90% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Nov 2020 8 11
-15.62% Apr 2022 Jun 2022 3 in progress 1 4
-9.24% Aug 1997 Nov 1997 4 Feb 1998 3 7
-7.28% Oct 2005 Oct 2005 1 Dec 2005 2 3
-6.11% Apr 2005 Apr 2005 1 Jun 2005 2 3
-4.59% Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 Mar 2022 4 5
-4.57% Jan 2005 Jan 2005 1 Feb 2005 1 2
-4.47% May 2006 Jun 2006 2 Oct 2006 4 6
-3.56% Jun 2021 Sep 2021 4 Oct 2021 1 5
-2.26% Feb 2006 Feb 2006 1 Apr 2006 2 3
-2.03% Apr 2000 Apr 2000 1 Jun 2000 2 3
-0.80% Jun 2007 Jun 2007 1 Sep 2007 3 4
-0.78% Jan 2021 Jan 2021 1 Feb 2021 1 2
-0.65% Dec 2006 Dec 2006 1 Feb 2007 2 3
-0.16% Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 Aug 2014 1 2

Worst drawdowns since January 1997.

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Drawdown period
Recovery period
Total
Drawdown Start Bottom #Months End #Months #Months
-56.67% Nov 2007 Feb 2009 16 Jun 2014 64 80
-47.84% Sep 2000 Sep 2002 25 Oct 2004 25 50
-34.11% Sep 2014 Jan 2016 17 Nov 2019 46 63
-30.77% May 1998 Aug 1998 4 Oct 1999 14 18
-26.90% Jan 2020 Mar 2020 3 Nov 2020 8 11
-15.62% Apr 2022 Jun 2022 3 in progress 1 4
-9.24% Aug 1997 Nov 1997 4 Feb 1998 3 7
-7.28% Oct 2005 Oct 2005 1 Dec 2005 2 3
-6.80% Feb 1997 Mar 1997 2 May 1997 2 4
-6.11% Apr 2005 Apr 2005 1 Jun 2005 2 3
-4.59% Nov 2021 Nov 2021 1 Mar 2022 4 5
-4.57% Jan 2005 Jan 2005 1 Feb 2005 1 2
-4.47% May 2006 Jun 2006 2 Oct 2006 4 6
-3.56% Jun 2021 Sep 2021 4 Oct 2021 1 5
-2.26% Feb 2006 Feb 2006 1 Apr 2006 2 3
-2.03% Apr 2000 Apr 2000 1 Jun 2000 2 3
-0.80% Jun 2007 Jun 2007 1 Sep 2007 3 4
-0.78% Jan 2021 Jan 2021 1 Feb 2021 1 2
-0.65% Dec 2006 Dec 2006 1 Feb 2007 2 3
-0.16% Jul 2014 Jul 2014 1 Aug 2014 1 2

Rolling Returns ( more details)

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

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Rolling
Period
Return (*) Negative
Periods
Average (%) Best (%) Worst (%)
1 Year
10.12 74.06
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-51.74
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
32.43%
2 Years
8.52 52.33
Sep 1998 - Aug 2000
-25.84
Oct 2000 - Sep 2002
29.23%
3 Years
7.78 37.31
Oct 2002 - Sep 2005
-12.18
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
24.26%
5 Years
7.19 33.03
Nov 2002 - Oct 2007
-6.44
Mar 2011 - Feb 2016
13.71%
7 Years
7.32 18.28
Oct 2002 - Sep 2009
-1.60
Apr 2013 - Mar 2020
4.02%
10 Years
7.22 16.39
Sep 1998 - Aug 2008
-0.32
Apr 2010 - Mar 2020
1.06%
15 Years
7.03 10.66
Sep 1998 - Aug 2013
2.91
Jul 2007 - Jun 2022
0.00%
20 Years
7.04 9.12
Nov 2001 - Oct 2021
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

iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) 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 %
0.76
54%
0.73
65%
0.55
58%
2.79
77%
1.54
58%
-0.05
46%
1.10
58%
-0.45
48%
-0.53
56%
0.27
52%
1.01
64%
1.57
72%
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
-10.3
2022
-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 - Jul 2022

Monthly/Yearly Returns

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

MONTHLY RETURNS HISTOGRAM
181 Positive Months (59%) - 126 Negative Months (41%)
Jan 1997 - Jul 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
-7.43 -12.89 -0.6 0.1 5.2 -7.9 2.1 -10.3 4.8
2021
+27.00 +18.65 -0.8 5.1 5.8 4.6 6.3 -1.0 0.2 0.0 -2.8 7.9 -4.6 4.1
2020
+5.52 +4.10 -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 +24.71 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 -18.71 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 +13.35 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 +21.30 -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 -24.46 -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 +0.33 -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 +3.74 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 +7.25 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 -14.95 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 +18.01 -7.2 6.0 7.7 1.1 -7.3 -4.3 7.2 -2.1 7.4 3.2 1.4 6.8
2009
+53.13 +49.08 -4.2 -9.6 9.1 13.9 23.3 -6.9 13.0 -1.7 7.1 -6.4 8.6 2.6
2008
-44.45 -44.50 -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 +23.36 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 +14.02 9.0 -2.3 1.2 5.2 -2.3 -2.3 0.1 4.1 -3.0 4.8 2.5 -0.6
2005
+27.53 +23.31 -4.6 6.7 1.4 -6.1 2.7 5.4 5.8 6.2 5.7 -7.3 5.3 4.7
2004
+22.77 +18.90 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 +50.68 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 -12.91 -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 -21.21 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 +4.62 1.1 4.1 6.1 -2.0 0.3 10.0 2.8 8.2 -5.1 -7.8 -11.3 3.8
1999
+48.64 +44.75 8.6 -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 -9.32 -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 +8.75 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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