Data Source: from January 1997 to September 2021

Last Update: 30 Sep 2021

Category: Stocks
ETF: iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG)

In the last 10 years, the iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG) ETF obtained a 8.44% compound annual return, with a 18.75% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 2.28% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Size: Large Cap
  • Style: Blend
  • Region: Developed Europe
  • Country: U.S.

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 Germany ETF (EWG) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

Time Range:
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Period Returns
Sep 2021
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
-5.81%
-5.81%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
0 - 1
3M
-4.86%
-5.81%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
1 - 2
6M
+0.12%
-6.43%
Jun 2021 - Sep 2021
3 - 3
YTD
+5.38%
-6.43%
Jun 2021 - Sep 2021
5 - 4
1Y
+16.38%
21.19%
-9.78%
Oct 2020 - Oct 2020
7 - 5
3Y
+5.77%
annualized
22.40%
-26.94%
Jan 2020 - Mar 2020
20 - 16
5Y
+7.00%
annualized
18.98%
-35.46%
Feb 2018 - Mar 2020
34 - 26
10Y
+8.44%
annualized
18.75%
-35.46%
Feb 2018 - Mar 2020
68 - 52
20Y
+7.15%
annualized
23.36%
-60.68%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
135 - 105
MAX
01 Jan 1997
+5.86%
annualized
23.57%
-64.17%
Mar 2000 - Mar 2003
168 - 129
* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Drawdowns

Drawdonws Chart:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+8.46% +81.35%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2004
-54.62%
Mar 2008 - Feb 2009
37.76%
2 Years
+5.99% +45.92%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2005
-30.72%
Oct 2000 - Sep 2002
33.94%
3 Years
+5.10% +39.76%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2006
-28.22%
Apr 2000 - Mar 2003
34.35%
5 Years
+4.86% +32.00%
Oct 2002 - Sep 2007
-12.78%
Apr 1998 - Mar 2003
30.25%
7 Years
+5.41% +16.31%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2010
-1.44%
Jul 1998 - Jun 2005
3.74%
10 Years
+5.54% +13.20%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2013
-1.56%
Mar 1999 - Feb 2009
2.25%
15 Years
+5.55% +11.33%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2018
+2.75%
Jan 2000 - Dec 2014
0.00%
20 Years
+4.51% +7.15%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2021
+1.34%
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 Germany ETF (EWG) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

In the table below, for the iShares MSCI Germany ETF (EWG) 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 %
-0.55
56%
-0.57
52%
0.77
52%
3.78
68%
0.21
56%
0.36
44%
0.99
52%
-2.53
40%
-1.15
52%
2.01
67%
2.14
71%
3.28
71%
Best
Year
11.0
2012
10.7
2000
11.0
2009
24.7
2003
11.9
2009
8.4
1999
12.0
2009
6.6
2020
13.9
2010
16.0
2011
16.3
2020
19.6
1999
Worst
Year
-19.4
2009
-13.0
2009
-18.1
2020
-8.8
2000
-13.5
2012
-8.9
2008
-16.3
2002
-19.7
1998
-24.0
2002
-22.7
2008
-10.2
2008
-10.1
2002
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 Germany ETF (EWG) ETF:

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2021
+5.38% -1.0 1.8 4.5 3.5 3.4 -1.7 -0.2 1.3 -5.8
2020
+10.56% -3.0 -8.1 -18.1 9.8 9.4 6.2 4.2 6.6 -3.2 -9.8 16.3 5.3
2019
+19.15% 5.7 1.9 -1.4 7.0 -6.5 7.1 -4.4 -2.1 2.5 6.1 1.4 1.6
2018
-21.37% 6.0 -7.4 -1.2 1.3 -2.5 -3.0 4.4 -3.5 -1.6 -8.4 -1.5 -5.6
2017
+27.44% 3.9 0.0 4.5 3.2 4.5 -0.5 1.5 0.2 5.4 2.0 0.5 -0.4
2016
+3.60% -7.1 -4.0 10.2 1.9 -1.1 -5.0 6.7 2.2 0.2 -1.4 -4.2 6.7
2015
-2.79% 2.3 5.9 0.5 -0.7 -1.7 -2.6 1.6 -7.0 -6.1 9.6 0.5 -3.9
2014
-11.96% -6.1 6.3 -1.1 1.1 1.5 -0.7 -6.8 -0.8 -4.2 -1.7 5.7 -4.8
2013
+30.83% 4.1 -4.1 -0.8 4.1 2.7 -3.9 6.6 -2.5 8.4 5.5 4.2 3.9
2012
+32.40% 11.0 7.6 1.4 -3.2 -13.5 4.7 2.1 5.0 6.4 1.6 2.5 5.0
2011
-17.65% 5.1 3.3 -0.2 10.9 -5.7 1.6 -4.4 -18.7 -12.7 16.0 -2.7 -6.8
2010
+8.22% -9.4 -1.4 9.1 -2.2 -10.5 -0.9 10.9 -6.9 13.9 8.3 -5.5 6.3
2009
+20.43% -19.4 -13.0 11.0 15.5 11.9 -4.2 12.0 3.8 6.1 -5.4 7.1 -0.2
2008
-43.48% -12.0 -0.7 1.7 3.7 2.6 -8.9 -0.9 -6.1 -12.8 -22.7 -10.2 16.3
2007
+33.68% 2.5 0.2 4.5 8.9 5.3 0.2 -3.7 1.1 7.2 4.9 -1.9 1.0
2006
+34.96% 8.1 0.5 4.5 4.9 -4.4 -0.7 -0.1 3.7 1.1 4.7 4.9 3.9
2005
+9.64% -4.7 4.1 -2.2 -4.3 2.1 0.4 6.8 1.9 0.7 -2.8 3.0 5.0
2004
+16.28% 1.5 -1.3 -4.1 -1.0 1.0 3.8 -6.3 -0.9 5.1 4.5 7.8 5.9
2003
+66.64% -0.2 -7.2 -4.6 24.7 5.8 6.4 4.1 -1.2 -0.7 11.5 6.6 10.8
2002
-34.04% -4.6 -1.0 7.6 -2.9 -1.4 -1.0 -16.3 -1.0 -24.0 13.8 6.3 -10.1
2001
-21.64% 5.1 -9.0 -10.5 5.8 -5.4 -0.6 -1.0 -6.1 -18.4 5.7 10.3 4.1
2000
-18.02% -5.6 10.7 -3.1 -8.8 0.5 -2.0 -0.3 -4.6 -6.1 1.0 -6.7 7.2
1999
+22.55% 1.7 -9.1 -3.3 6.9 -5.3 8.4 -4.6 3.1 -0.3 5.1 1.4 19.6
1998
+28.04% 2.1 6.6 6.8 6.4 6.3 3.2 2.4 -19.7 1.0 5.7 3.9 3.4
1997
+23.78% 0.0 3.5 3.8 -2.0 6.6 2.7 10.6 -10.9 8.9 -5.7 1.5 4.6
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