IShares MSCI Japan ETF has a well-diversified portfolio, but it faces some challenges. It competes against a range of strategies that have the potential to perform better, and it is expensive compared with similar index-tracking funds in the Japan stock Morningstar Category. It earns a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Neutral.
Will EWJ outperform in future?
Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillars below.
The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable EWJ’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the EWJ management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of EWJ’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.