iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA): Dividend Yield

Last Update: 30 April 2024

Category: Stocks
ETF: iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA)

The iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF granted a 4.11% dividend yield in 2023.

Dividend Yield

The Dividend Yield of iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF is the result of the following asset allocation:

ISHARES MSCI AUSTRALIA ETF (EWA) ETF
Dividend Yields (%)
Period: January 2023 - April 2024
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2024(*) 2023
iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF 0.00% 4.11%
(*) 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 Australia ETF (EWA) ETF: Historical Returns page.

ISHARES MSCI AUSTRALIA ETF (EWA) ETF
Capital Growth with or without dividend reinvestment
1000$ invested from January 1996 to April 2024
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Year
Dividend
Cumulative
Dividend
Cashflow
Portfolio
Value
EOY Capital
Amount Yield Effective
Ptf + Cashflow
Total Return
Div. reinvestment
1000.00
1996 28.50 2.85% 28.50 971.50 1000.00 1000.00
1997 35.80 3.58% 64.30 818.71 883.01 878.52
1998 17.31 1.97% 81.61 836.93 918.54 915.39
1999 24.35 2.66% 105.96 975.85 1081.81 1091.68
2000 26.20 2.40% 132.16 836.60 968.76 962.10
2001 23.38 2.43% 155.54 832.11 987.65 980.32
2002 27.45 2.80% 182.98 799.02 982.00 968.78
2003 74.69 7.71% 257.68 1178.20 1435.88 1503.21
2004 64.64 4.30% 322.32 1473.97 1796.29 1945.22
2005 77.61 3.99% 399.93 1660.87 2060.80 2269.48
2006 132.76 5.85% 532.69 2075.90 2608.59 2969.37
2007 161.24 5.43% 693.93 2549.45 3243.38 3807.96
2008 117.67 3.09% 811.60 1248.17 2059.77 1981.99
2009 94.14 4.75% 905.74 2039.29 2945.03 3332.35
2010 121.96 3.66% 1027.70 2276.69 3304.39 3842.24
2011 165.98 4.32% 1193.69 1913.00 3106.69 3394.46
2012 216.91 6.39% 1410.60 2252.06 3662.66 4212.99
2013 193.80 4.60% 1604.39 2188.42 3792.81 4287.74
2014 193.81 4.52% 1798.20 1987.59 3785.79 4088.06
2015 193.77 4.74% 1991.97 1695.41 3687.38 3680.89
2016 159.75 4.34% 2151.72 1810.15 3961.87 4089.73
2017 210.62 5.15% 2362.34 2077.76 4440.10 4904.99
2018 252.12 5.14% 2614.46 1721.17 4335.63 4315.29
2019 203.68 4.72% 2818.14 2025.67 4843.81 5282.43
2020 113.57 2.15% 2931.72 2149.48 5081.20 5718.84
2021 304.24 5.32% 3235.96 2227.48 5463.44 6230.62
2022 297.82 4.78% 3533.78 1990.48 5524.26 5865.51
2023 241.07 4.11% 3774.85 2184.54 5959.39 6678.44
Apr 2024(*) 0.00 0.00% 3774.85 2094.79 5869.64 6404.05
(*) 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
  • 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 Portfolio
Return
Effective
Return
Total
Return
Jan 2023 - Apr 2024 +5.24% +6.25% +9.18%
Jan 2021 - Apr 2024 -2.54% +15.52% +11.98%
Jan 2019 - Apr 2024 +21.71% +35.38% +48.40%
Jan 2017 - Apr 2024 +15.72% +48.15% +56.59%
Jan 2014 - Apr 2024 -4.28% +54.76% +49.36%
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 portfolio return over the years?

ISHARES MSCI AUSTRALIA ETF (EWA) ETF
HISTORICAL RETURNS AND DIVIDEND YIELDS
Period: January 1996 - April 2024
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Year Total Return Dividend Yield Return
Without Dividends
1996 0.00% 2.85% -2.85%
1997 -12.15% 3.58% -15.73%
1998 +4.20% 1.97% +2.23%
1999 +19.26% 2.66% +16.60%
2000 -11.87% 2.40% -14.27%
2001 +1.89% 2.43% -0.54%
2002 -1.18% 2.80% -3.98%
2003 +55.17% 7.71% +47.46%
2004 +29.40% 4.30% +25.10%
2005 +16.67% 3.99% +12.68%
2006 +30.84% 5.85% +24.99%
2007 +28.24% 5.43% +22.81%
2008 -47.95% 3.09% -51.04%
2009 +68.13% 4.75% +63.38%
2010 +15.30% 3.66% +11.64%
2011 -11.65% 4.32% -15.97%
2012 +24.11% 6.39% +17.72%
2013 +1.77% 4.60% -2.83%
2014 -4.66% 4.52% -9.18%
2015 -9.96% 4.74% -14.70%
2016 +11.11% 4.34% +6.77%
2017 +19.93% 5.15% +14.78%
2018 -12.02% 5.14% -17.16%
2019 +22.41% 4.72% +17.69%
2020 +8.26% 2.15% +6.11%
2021 +8.95% 5.32% +3.63%
2022 -5.86% 4.78% -10.64%
2023 +13.86% 4.11% +9.75%
Apr 2024(*) -4.11% 0.00% -4.11%
(*) 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 implemented the iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF allocation over the past years?

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

ISHARES MSCI AUSTRALIA ETF (EWA) ETF
ACTUAL DIVIDEND YIELD for long-term investors
Period: January 1996 - April 2024
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Starting Period
of the
Investment
Actual Dividend Yield over years
2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024(*)
Jan 1996 25.21% 20.37% 11.36% 30.42% 29.78% 24.11% 0.00%
Jan 1997 25.21% 20.37% 11.36% 30.42% 29.78% 24.11% 0.00%
Jan 1998 28.70% 23.18% 12.93% 34.63% 33.90% 27.44% 0.00%
Jan 1999 27.54% 22.25% 12.41% 33.24% 32.53% 26.34% 0.00%
Jan 2000 23.09% 18.66% 10.40% 27.87% 27.28% 22.08% 0.00%
Jan 2001 26.21% 21.17% 11.80% 31.62% 30.96% 25.06% 0.00%
Jan 2002 25.72% 20.78% 11.58% 31.03% 30.38% 24.59% 0.00%
Jan 2003 26.02% 21.02% 11.72% 31.40% 30.74% 24.88% 0.00%
Jan 2004 16.77% 13.55% 7.56% 20.24% 19.81% 16.04% 0.00%
Jan 2005 12.96% 10.47% 5.84% 15.64% 15.31% 12.39% 0.00%
Jan 2006 11.11% 8.97% 5.00% 13.41% 13.12% 10.62% 0.00%
Jan 2007 8.49% 6.86% 3.82% 10.25% 10.03% 8.12% 0.00%
Jan 2008 6.62% 5.35% 2.98% 7.99% 7.82% 6.33% 0.00%
Jan 2009 12.72% 10.28% 5.73% 15.35% 15.03% 12.16% 0.00%
Jan 2010 7.57% 6.11% 3.41% 9.13% 8.94% 7.23% 0.00%
Jan 2011 6.56% 5.30% 2.96% 7.92% 7.75% 6.27% 0.00%
Jan 2012 7.43% 6.00% 3.35% 8.96% 8.77% 7.10% 0.00%
Jan 2013 5.98% 4.83% 2.70% 7.22% 7.07% 5.72% 0.00%
Jan 2014 5.88% 4.75% 2.65% 7.10% 6.95% 5.62% 0.00%
Jan 2015 6.17% 4.98% 2.78% 7.44% 7.29% 5.90% 0.00%
Jan 2016 6.85% 5.53% 3.09% 8.27% 8.09% 6.55% 0.00%
Jan 2017 6.16% 4.98% 2.78% 7.44% 7.28% 5.89% 0.00%
Jan 2018 5.14% 4.15% 2.32% 6.20% 6.07% 4.91% 0.00%
Jan 2019 4.72% 2.63% 7.05% 6.90% 5.59% 0.00%
Jan 2020 2.15% 5.76% 5.64% 4.56% 0.00%
Jan 2021 5.32% 5.21% 4.22% 0.00%
Jan 2022 4.78% 3.87% 0.00%
Jan 2023 4.11% 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 Australia ETF (EWA) ETF: Historical Returns page.