Data Source: from January 2001 to September 2021

Last Update: 30 Sep 2021

Category: Stocks
ETF: iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (EWY)

In the last 10 years, the iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (EWY) ETF obtained a 7.21% compound annual return, with a 20.16% standard deviation.

In 2020, the portfolio granted a 1.01% dividend yield. If you are interested in getting periodic income, please refer to the iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (EWY) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

The ETF is related to the following investment themes:

  • Asset Class: Equity
  • Size: Large Cap
  • Style: Value
  • Region: Developed Asia Pacific
  • Country: South Korea

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 South Korea ETF (EWY) ETF: Dividend Yield page.

Time Range:
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Period Returns
Sep 2021
Standard
Deviation *
Max
Drawdown
Months
Pos - Neg
1M
-6.96%
-6.96%
Sep 2021 - Sep 2021
0 - 1
3M
-13.44%
-13.44%
Jul 2021 - Sep 2021
0 - 3
6M
-10.08%
-13.44%
Jul 2021 - Sep 2021
3 - 3
YTD
-6.26%
-13.44%
Jul 2021 - Sep 2021
5 - 4
1Y
+24.40%
23.19%
-13.44%
Jul 2021 - Sep 2021
7 - 5
3Y
+7.23%
annualized
24.36%
-28.83%
Oct 2018 - Mar 2020
20 - 16
5Y
+8.58%
annualized
21.17%
-37.90%
Feb 2018 - Mar 2020
37 - 23
10Y
+7.21%
annualized
20.16%
-37.90%
Feb 2018 - Mar 2020
72 - 48
20Y
+11.68%
annualized
27.23%
-70.14%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
143 - 97
MAX
01 Jan 2001
+10.71%
annualized
27.97%
-70.14%
Nov 2007 - Feb 2009
147 - 102
* Annualized St.Dev. of monthly returns

Drawdowns

Drawdonws Chart:

Rolling Returns ( more details)

iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (EWY) ETF: annualized rolling and average returns

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Return (*) Negative
Periods
Rolling Period Average Best Worst
1 Year
+15.14% +110.75%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2010
-63.31%
Dec 2007 - Nov 2008
31.09%
2 Years
+10.65% +64.59%
Mar 2009 - Feb 2011
-32.49%
Mar 2007 - Feb 2009
30.97%
3 Years
+9.74% +46.83%
Apr 2003 - Mar 2006
-21.46%
Mar 2006 - Feb 2009
24.30%
5 Years
+8.97% +33.75%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2006
-4.21%
Jun 2011 - May 2016
12.63%
7 Years
+7.40% +27.54%
Jan 2001 - Dec 2007
-2.39%
Nov 2007 - Oct 2014
3.01%
10 Years
+7.60% +18.93%
Apr 2001 - Mar 2011
+0.90%
Apr 2010 - Mar 2020
0.00%
15 Years
+7.99% +12.74%
Oct 2001 - Sep 2016
+3.99%
Apr 2005 - Mar 2020
0.00%
20 Years
+11.15% +11.73%
Apr 2001 - Mar 2021
+10.46%
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 South Korea ETF (EWY) ETF: Rolling Returns page.

Seasonality and Yearly/Monthly Returns

In the table below, for the iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (EWY) 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 %
1.50
57%
-0.62
52%
1.81
62%
4.01
71%
-0.77
48%
-0.45
48%
1.75
62%
-0.69
52%
-0.30
67%
1.55
60%
2.81
60%
3.73
70%
Best
Year
23.3
2001
10.9
2002
30.6
2009
20.2
2009
9.5
2007
8.1
2003
19.7
2009
10.0
2004
13.9
2009
19.0
2011
26.8
2001
17.7
2008
Worst
Year
-12.4
2008
-17.8
2009
-14.6
2020
-8.3
2004
-15.1
2010
-13.1
2008
-9.4
2004
-13.7
2011
-17.9
2011
-28.5
2008
-15.7
2008
-13.4
2002
Statistics calculated for the period Jan 2001 - Sep 2021

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

Monthly Returns of iShares MSCI South Korea ETF (EWY) ETF:

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Months
Year Return Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2021
-6.26% 2.4 -0.2 2.0 1.0 1.6 1.3 -4.8 -2.3 -7.0
2020
+39.44% -7.3 -4.7 -14.6 10.0 3.8 6.7 5.5 4.7 3.6 -0.7 17.8 13.5
2019
+7.95% 10.0 -2.7 -3.2 0.9 -9.6 7.7 -7.5 -3.9 5.8 4.6 -0.8 8.7
2018
-20.38% 4.4 -7.9 4.7 0.2 -4.6 -6.1 -0.7 0.1 1.4 -14.7 4.0 -1.6
2017
+45.00% 8.8 1.2 5.7 0.4 9.1 0.1 2.8 -1.8 0.9 8.3 0.5 2.7
2016
+8.44% -3.9 -2.4 13.4 -1.1 -4.8 4.6 6.9 1.2 3.2 -4.8 -3.8 1.1
2015
-8.03% 0.7 1.8 1.1 6.9 -5.5 -4.7 -7.1 -6.5 2.0 11.5 -2.9 -3.7
2014
-13.48% -8.7 3.5 0.7 1.7 3.3 0.6 1.7 0.5 -8.9 -3.1 -3.0 -1.6
2013
+3.54% -6.0 3.6 -3.7 -1.7 -1.3 -7.7 4.9 2.5 7.5 3.9 1.8 0.9
2012
+21.93% 9.8 4.4 -0.6 -0.5 -11.2 4.2 1.4 1.3 5.1 -2.6 3.6 6.8
2011
-13.53% 0.3 -5.4 10.8 7.2 -4.3 -1.0 1.1 -13.7 -17.9 19.0 1.2 -6.1
2010
+29.55% -4.6 0.3 9.8 3.7 -15.1 2.2 9.7 -2.6 11.9 1.7 -0.8 13.7
2009
+71.76% -5.2 -17.8 30.6 20.2 5.5 -3.1 19.7 -0.1 13.9 -9.5 3.5 7.6
2008
-55.97% -12.4 0.5 -2.0 7.8 -1.2 -13.1 -2.1 -13.4 -8.2 -28.5 -15.7 17.7
2007
+31.70% -4.2 3.6 3.2 4.9 9.5 3.8 9.4 -2.8 6.2 9.8 -11.3 -1.9
2006
+11.13% 7.7 -3.7 0.5 6.3 -8.7 -0.4 0.1 1.6 0.9 2.1 4.8 0.5
2005
+53.89% 5.9 10.9 -7.3 -3.1 4.3 -0.5 12.5 -2.5 12.4 -5.6 9.5 10.4
2004
+17.23% 6.2 3.9 2.1 -8.3 -3.9 -2.1 -9.4 10.0 3.1 2.2 10.7 3.9
2003
+37.77% -3.9 -3.6 -11.6 15.0 7.1 8.1 8.6 7.8 -8.7 13.3 -2.2 6.8
2002
+3.61% 8.4 10.9 7.9 -1.8 2.2 -5.0 -7.5 3.9 -16.8 7.6 12.5 -13.4
2001
+45.65% 23.3 -8.8 -11.1 14.5 7.6 -5.2 -8.3 1.5 -16.6 16.4 26.8 8.9
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