How to buy iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF

Want to invest in EWU? Here's how.

How to buy iShares MSCI UK ETF units Step-by-step instructions

iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (EWU) is an exchange traded fund (ETF) that is provided by iShares and listed on the NYSE ARCA. The real time open price is $33.75. Find out how to buy this ETF below.

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How to buy the iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search for the ETF ticker: EWU in this case.
  5. Research EWU. Make sure it fits your investing strategy.
  6. Buy your EWU ETF. It's that simple.

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EWU share price

Use our graph to track the performance of iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF over time.

iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $33.92 from 2024-04-19

1 week (2024-04-15) 0.89%
1 month (2024-03-22) 0.06%
3 months (2024-01-23) 6.00%
6 months (2023-10-23) 10.02%
1 year (2023-04-21) 0.38%
2 years (2022-04-22) 2.85%
3 years (2021-04-23) 4.50%
5 years (2019-04-23) 0.18%

iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF ETF's units have ranged in value from as little as $29.4668 up to $34.53. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EWU.US volatility(beta: 0.93)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE ARCA average) beta is 1, while iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF ETF's is 0.93. This would suggest that the iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF is less volatile than average (for this exchange).

iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF quick overview

Information updated at 2024-04-19.
Dividend paying frequency N/A
Dividend yield 4.02%
Maximum annual management charge 0.00
Ongoing charge 0.0000
Date ongoing charge 29 November -0001
Net expense ratio 0.00500
Annual holdings turnover 0.06000
Total assets 2589602619.00
Average market capitalisation 59362.55609

iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF objective

The fund generally will invest at least 80% of its assets in the component securities of its underlying index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of its underlying index. The underlying index is designed to measure the performance of the large- and mid-capitalization segments of the UK market. The fund is non-diversified.

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Frequently asked questions

Does iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF pay dividends?
Yes. The current dividend payout for EWU as of 18 April 2024 is 4.02%.

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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