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iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF

etf
ACWX
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$51.85 +0.38 +0%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Blend Equity
ACWX (ETF)

iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF

Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$51.85 +0.38 +0%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Blend Equity
ACWX (ETF)
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Dividend policy
Active
Price as of:
$51.85 +0.38 +0%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Blend Equity

ACWX - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 5.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return -0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return 4.1%
  • Net Assets $3.16 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 14.8%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$51.47
$32.80
$51.85

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.32%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 17.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification

  • Primary Theme International Large-Cap Blend Equity
  • Fund Type Exchange Traded Fund
  • Investment Style Foreign Large Blend

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Dividend.com Ratings*

$14.78

+0.75%

$115.31 B

2.15%

$0.32

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4.53%

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$112.02

+0.84%

$39.20 B

2.29%

$2.55

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5.84%

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$14.08

+0.72%

$24.97 B

2.01%

$0.28

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1.96%

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$36.66

+0.52%

$15.97 B

1.62%

$0.59

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1.41%

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$14.50

+0.69%

$5.52 B

3.20%

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4.62%

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$58.68

+0.74%

$371.75 B

2.27%

$1.32

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5.37%

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$46.00

+0.70%

$115.31 B

2.17%

$0.99

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4.40%

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$56.93

+0.76%

$39.20 B

2.29%

$1.29

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5.92%

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$31.04

+0.65%

$1.75 B

2.01%

$0.62

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2.61%

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$56.69

+0.51%

$867.18 M

2.76%

$1.56

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-0.70%

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ACWX - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 5.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return -0.3%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.1%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.50%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 2.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Mar 26, 2008
  • Shares Outstanding
    70400000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Greg Savage

Fund Description

The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of the underlying index. The index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization-weighted index designed to measure the combined equity market performance of developed and emerging markets countries, excluding the United States.


ACWX - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ACWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.6% -41.6% 967.6% 43.17%
1 Yr -2.9% -53.8% 31.9% 41.43%
3 Yr -0.3%* -23.1% 6.9% 36.21%
5 Yr 4.1%* -1.5% 9.2% 26.70%
10 Yr 3.3%* -2.5% 8.3% 70.04%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ACWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.1% -21.3% 45.4% 73.31%
2018 -16.0% -50.2% 1.2% 19.08%
2017 24.0% -2.4% 48.7% 35.58%
2016 1.7% -13.9% 14.4% 14.56%
2015 -7.9% -28.8% 6.8% 86.57%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ACWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 5.6% -41.6% 967.6% 43.17%
1 Yr -2.9% -53.8% 31.9% 37.58%
3 Yr -0.3%* -23.1% 6.9% 33.61%
5 Yr 4.1%* -1.9% 9.2% 24.89%
10 Yr 3.3%* -2.5% 8.3% 66.93%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ACWX Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2019 17.1% -2.2% 45.4% 73.45%
2018 -16.0% -50.2% 1.2% 33.58%
2017 24.0% -0.1% 48.7% 59.94%
2016 1.7% -10.2% 14.4% 28.42%
2015 -7.9% -28.8% 7.7% 89.05%

ACWX - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ACWX Category Low Category High ACWX % Rank
Net Assets 3.16 B 148 K 372 B 18.91%
Number of Holdings 1882 1 9886 5.49%
Net Assets in Top 10 469 M 0 41.2 B 27.06%
Weighting of Top 10 14.84% 2.0% 100.0% 74.87%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.72%
  2. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.72%
  3. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.72%
  4. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.72%
  5. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.72%
  6. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.72%
  7. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.72%
  8. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.72%
  9. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.72%
  10. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR 2.72%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ACWX % Rank
Stocks
99.46% 0.00% 120.70% 23.07%
Cash
0.46% -124.99% 100.00% 73.94%
Other
0.06% -2.28% 93.70% 26.81%
Preferred Stocks
0.01% -0.01% 1.26% 7.48%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.00% 30.30%
Bonds
0.00% -0.02% 45.21% 36.66%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ACWX % Rank
Financial Services
17.16% 0.00% 32.19% 21.62%
Consumer Cyclical
12.69% 0.44% 32.86% 23.64%
Technology
12.06% 0.00% 40.02% 48.80%
Industrials
11.29% 3.17% 38.47% 79.65%
Healthcare
10.23% 0.00% 27.67% 74.46%
Consumer Defense
9.76% 0.62% 26.96% 64.48%
Communication Services
8.80% 0.00% 30.45% 36.41%
Basic Materials
7.81% 0.00% 20.29% 41.97%
Energy
4.15% 0.00% 15.90% 17.83%
Utilities
3.34% 0.00% 12.55% 47.79%
Real Estate
2.73% 0.00% 11.54% 43.74%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ACWX % Rank
Non US
98.73% 0.00% 125.78% 14.59%
US
0.73% -30.21% 99.99% 80.55%

ACWX - Expenses

Operational Fees

ACWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.32% 0.02% 19.39% 87.86%
Management Fee 0.32% 0.00% 1.90% 21.24%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.00% N/A

Sales Fees

ACWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 2.50% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

ACWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 1.00% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

ACWX Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 17.00% 0.00% 475.00% 23.27%

ACWX - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ACWX Category Low Category High ACWX % Rank
Dividend Yield 2.50% 0.00% 5.48% 2.22%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ACWX Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Quarterly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ACWX Category Low Category High ACWX % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.50% -1.16% 11.59% 25.10%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ACWX Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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ACWX - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Mar 26, 2008

12.61

12.6%

Greg Savage, Managing Director; has been associated with BlackRock Fund Advisors since 2009. Mr. Savage has been a senior portfolio manager for BFA and BTC since 2009. Prior to his employment with BFA and BTC, Mr. Savage was a senior portfolio manager from 2006 to 2009 for BGFA and BGI and a portfolio manager from 2001 to 2006 for BGFA and BGI.

Jennifer Hsui


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2012

7.92

7.9%

Jennifer Hsui has been employed by BlackRock Fund Advisors as a senior portfolio manager since 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Hsui was a portfolio manager from 2006 to 2007 for BGFA. She was a research analyst for RBC Capital Markets from 2003 to 2006.

Alan Mason


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Apr 15, 2016

4.55

4.6%

Alan Mason is a Managing Director of BlackRock Advisors, LLC since 2009. Previously, Mr. Mason was a Managing Director of Barclays Global Investors from 2008 to 2009 and a Principal from 1996 to 2008.

Amy Whitelaw


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 29, 2018

1.92

1.9%

Amy Whitelaw is Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2013 and was Director of the firm from 2009 to 2012. Ms. Whitelaw's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Ms. Whitelaw served as Principal of BGI from 2000 to 2009. Previously Ms. Whitelaw worked in the Transition Services group as a transition manager and strategist, and was also an international equity trader on BGI’s trading desk.

Rachel Aguirre


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 29, 2018

1.92

1.9%

Rachel Aguirre is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2018. Rachel Aguirre has been with BlackRock since 2006, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (“BGI”), which merged with BlackRock in 2009.Ms. Aguirre was previously a Director of BlackRock, Inc. from 2012 to 2017, Vice President of BlackRock, Inc. from 2009 to 2011 and Principal and Portfolio Manager of Barclays Global Investors from 2005 to 2009.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 28.77 5.39 0.01

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