Last Update: 30 April 2022

Category: Stocks
ETF: iShares MSCI Singapore ETF (EWS)

The iShares MSCI Singapore ETF (EWS) ETF granted a 6.03% dividend yield in 2021.

ETF Dividend Yield

The most recent Dividend Yields of iShares MSCI Singapore ETF (EWS) ETF are represented below:

Period: January 2021 - April 2022

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2022(*) 2021
EWS - iShares MSCI Singapore ETF 0.00% 6.03%

(*) Dividend Yield is calculated only for a portion of the year

Capital Growth and Dividends

In the following table, Capital Growth details (with and without dividend reinvestment) are represented.

If you are not interested in a periodic income and you need a strategy with a dividend reinvestment, please refer to the iShares MSCI Singapore ETF (EWS) ETF: historical returns page.

ISHARES MSCI SINGAPORE ETF (EWS) ETF
CAPITAL GROWTH with or without dividend reinvestment
1000$ invested from January 1997 to April 2022
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Year
Dividend
Cumulative
Dividend
Cashflow
ETF
Portfolio
Value
EOY Capital
Amount Yield Effective
ETF + Cashflow
Total Return
Div. reinvestment
1000.00
1997 5.30 0.53% 5.30 550.65 555.95 555.95
1998 10.17 1.83% 15.47 512.52 527.99 527.63
1999 13.14 2.49% 28.61 769.59 798.20 805.41
2000 25.45 3.16% 54.06 542.17 596.23 592.85
2001 6.58 1.11% 60.64 422.83 483.47 468.94
2002 7.22 1.54% 67.87 356.06 423.93 402.11
2003 17.81 4.43% 85.68 500.57 586.25 583.12
2004 26.82 4.60% 112.50 598.34 710.84 723.84
2005 29.24 4.04% 141.75 659.44 801.19 827.00
2006 32.34 3.91% 174.08 935.62 1109.70 1205.70
2007 54.74 4.54% 228.82 1154.00 1382.82 1541.85
2008 47.33 3.07% 276.15 586.53 862.68 830.99
2009 38.14 4.59% 314.30 958.11 1272.41 1395.59
2010 51.78 3.71% 366.07 1158.03 1524.10 1738.57
2011 58.94 3.39% 425.01 902.59 1327.60 1414.00
2012 71.55 5.06% 496.56 1143.80 1640.36 1863.45
2013 68.20 3.66% 564.76 1101.68 1666.44 1863.02
2014 62.41 3.35% 627.17 1094.26 1721.43 1912.89
2015 63.70 3.33% 690.87 857.14 1548.01 1562.08
2016 60.30 3.86% 751.17 830.04 1581.21 1572.99
2017 71.41 4.54% 822.58 1081.34 1903.92 2120.62
2018 76.77 3.62% 899.35 919.63 1818.98 1880.27
2019 97.59 5.19% 996.93 1005.49 2002.42 2153.41
2020 51.68 2.40% 1048.62 896.01 1944.63 1970.61
2021 118.83 6.03% 1167.44 891.78 2059.22 2080.13
Apr 2022(*) 0.00 0.00% 1167.44 814.23 1981.67 1899.25
(*) Dividend Yield is calculated only for a portion of the year WITHOUT
dividend
reinvestment
WITH
dividend
reinvestment

Column meaning:

  • Dividend -> Amount: Income returned over the year (or portion of the year)
  • Dividend -> Yield: Dividend Yield calculated on the starting price of the year
  • Cumulative Dividend Cashflow: Sum of all the dividends received
  • ETF Portfolio Value: Investment Value, excluding dividends, at the end of year
  • EOY Capital -> Effective: Investment Value plus cumulative dividends
  • EOY Capital -> Total Return: Investment Value, with dividend reinvestment

Which are the global returns of the last periods? In the following table, the Effective Return considers the received (and not reinvested) dividends. Total Return is calculated assuming dividend reinvestment.

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Period ETF
Return
Effective
Return
Total
Return
Jan 2021 - Apr 2022 -9.13% +1.90% -3.62%
Jan 2019 - Apr 2022 -11.46% +8.94% +1.01%
Jan 2017 - Apr 2022 -1.90% +25.33% +20.74%
Jan 2015 - Apr 2022 -25.59% +15.12% -0.71%
Jan 2012 - Apr 2022 -9.79% +49.27% +34.32%
WITHOUT
dividend
reinvestment
WITH
dividend
reinvestment

Yearly Returns and Dividend Yield

Dividends are essential for the investor who needs additional periodic income. When dividends are not reinvested, how much is the real ETF return over the years?

ISHARES MSCI SINGAPORE ETF (EWS) ETF
HISTORICAL RETURNS AND DIVIDEND YIELDS
Period: January 1997 - April 2022
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Year Total Return Dividend Yield Return
Without Dividends
1997 -44.41% 0.53% -44.94%
1998 -5.09% 1.83% -6.92%
1999 +52.65% 2.49% +50.16%
2000 -26.39% 3.16% -29.55%
2001 -20.90% 1.11% -22.01%
2002 -14.25% 1.54% -15.79%
2003 +45.02% 4.43% +40.59%
2004 +24.13% 4.60% +19.53%
2005 +14.25% 4.04% +10.21%
2006 +45.79% 3.91% +41.88%
2007 +27.88% 4.54% +23.34%
2008 -46.10% 3.07% -49.17%
2009 +67.94% 4.59% +63.35%
2010 +24.58% 3.71% +20.87%
2011 -18.67% 3.39% -22.06%
2012 +31.79% 5.06% +26.73%
2013 -0.02% 3.66% -3.68%
2014 +2.68% 3.35% -0.67%
2015 -18.34% 3.33% -21.67%
2016 +0.70% 3.86% -3.16%
2017 +34.81% 4.54% +30.27%
2018 -11.33% 3.62% -14.95%
2019 +14.53% 5.19% +9.34%
2020 -8.49% 2.40% -10.89%
2021 +5.56% 6.03% -0.47%
Apr 2022(*) -8.70% 0.00% -8.70%
(*) Dividend Yield is calculated only for a portion of the year

Actual Dividend Yield for long term investors

What would have been the annual Dividend Yield received by investors if they had invested in the iShares MSCI Singapore ETF (EWS) ETF over the past years?

E.g. If you had bought it 3 years ago, how much would be your actual dividend yield today?

ISHARES MSCI SINGAPORE ETF (EWS) ETF
ACTUAL DIVIDEND YIELD for long-term investors
Period: January 1997 - April 2022
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Starting Period
of the
Investment
Actual Dividend Yield over years
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022(*)
Jan 1997 6.03% 7.14% 7.68% 9.76% 5.17% 11.88% 0.00%
Jan 1998 10.85% 12.84% 13.81% 17.55% 9.30% 21.37% 0.00%
Jan 1999 11.43% 13.53% 14.55% 18.50% 9.79% 22.52% 0.00%
Jan 2000 7.49% 8.87% 9.53% 12.12% 6.42% 14.75% 0.00%
Jan 2001 10.17% 12.05% 12.95% 16.46% 8.72% 20.04% 0.00%
Jan 2002 12.86% 15.23% 16.37% 20.81% 11.02% 25.34% 0.00%
Jan 2003 15.00% 17.76% 19.09% 24.27% 12.85% 29.55% 0.00%
Jan 2004 10.34% 12.25% 13.17% 16.74% 8.86% 20.38% 0.00%
Jan 2005 8.33% 9.87% 10.61% 13.48% 7.14% 16.42% 0.00%
Jan 2006 7.29% 8.63% 9.28% 11.80% 6.25% 14.37% 0.00%
Jan 2007 5.00% 5.92% 6.37% 8.09% 4.29% 9.86% 0.00%
Jan 2008 3.91% 4.63% 4.98% 6.33% 3.35% 7.71% 0.00%
Jan 2009 7.26% 8.59% 9.24% 11.74% 6.22% 14.30% 0.00%
Jan 2010 4.32% 5.12% 5.50% 6.99% 3.70% 8.51% 0.00%
Jan 2011 3.47% 4.11% 4.42% 5.61% 2.97% 6.83% 0.00%
Jan 2012 4.26% 5.05% 5.43% 6.90% 3.65% 8.40% 0.00%
Jan 2013 3.24% 3.83% 4.12% 5.24% 2.77% 6.38% 0.00%
Jan 2014 3.24% 3.83% 4.12% 5.24% 2.77% 6.38% 0.00%
Jan 2015 3.15% 3.73% 4.01% 5.10% 2.70% 6.21% 0.00%
Jan 2016 3.86% 4.57% 4.91% 6.25% 3.31% 7.61% 0.00%
Jan 2017 4.54% 4.88% 6.20% 3.29% 7.55% 0.00%
Jan 2018 3.62% 4.60% 2.44% 5.60% 0.00%
Jan 2019 5.19% 2.75% 6.32% 0.00%
Jan 2020 2.40% 5.52% 0.00%
Jan 2021 6.03% 0.00%
(*) Dividend Yield is calculated only for a portion of the year

Collecting dividends is useful to obtain an additional income. Obtaining a large amount of income is the first step to financial freedom. However, if your need is to increase your capital as much as possible with dividend reinvestment, please refer to the iShares MSCI Singapore ETF (EWS) ETF: historical returns page.

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