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iShares MSCI EAFE ETF

ETF
EFA
Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$67.77 +0.46 +0.68%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Blend Equity
EFA (ETF)

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF

Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$67.77 +0.46 +0.68%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Blend Equity
EFA (ETF)

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF

Payout Change
Pending
Price as of:
$67.77 +0.46 +0.68%
primary theme
International Large-Cap Blend Equity

Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$67.77

$49.6 B

0.48%

$0.33

0.32%

Vitals

YTD Return

-4.3%

1 yr return

-9.0%

3 Yr Avg Return

4.1%

5 Yr Avg Return

4.6%

Net Assets

$49.6 B

Holdings in Top 10

14.6%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$67.3
$65.18
$82.13

Expenses

OPERATING FEES

Expense Ratio 0.32%

SALES FEES

Front Load N/A

Deferred Load N/A

TRADING FEES

Turnover 5.00%

Redemption Fee N/A


Min Investment

Standard (Taxable)

N/A

IRA

N/A


Fund Classification

Fund Type

Exchange Traded Fund

Investment Style

Foreign Large Blend


Name

Price

Aum/Mkt Cap

YIELD & DIV

Exp Ratio

Watchlist

$67.77

$49.6 B

0.48%

$0.33

0.32%

EFA - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return -13.9%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.1%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return 4.6%
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually
  • Net Income Ratio 2.60%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.5%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Aug 14, 2001
  • Shares Outstanding
    720600000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Greg Savage

Fund Description

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 index is a free float-adjusted, market capitalization-weighted index designed to measure large- and mid-capitalization equity market performance of developed markets outside of the U.S. and Canada.


EFA - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EFA Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -4.3% -41.3% 151.2% 7.00%
1 Yr -9.0% -38.6% 32.3% 31.97%
3 Yr 4.1%* -18.9% 12.0% 51.23%
5 Yr 4.6%* -10.6% 10.0% 46.81%
10 Yr 5.6%* 0.6% 10.0% 36.28%

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EFA Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 7.8% -29.1% 19.9% 24.93%
2020 5.1% -39.9% 992.1% 78.90%
2019 18.1% -21.3% 38.8% 61.63%
2018 -16.4% -50.2% 0.0% 27.04%
2017 21.8% -2.4% 38.4% 66.89%

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period EFA Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD -13.9% -41.3% 151.2% 39.06%
1 Yr -9.0% -41.1% 32.2% 29.78%
3 Yr 4.1%* -18.9% 12.0% 48.26%
5 Yr 4.6%* -10.6% 10.0% 44.05%
10 Yr 5.6%* 0.5% 10.0% 33.33%

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period EFA Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2021 7.8% -29.1% 19.9% 24.40%
2020 5.1% -39.9% 992.1% 78.90%
2019 18.1% -21.3% 38.8% 61.63%
2018 -16.4% -50.2% 0.0% 39.47%
2017 21.8% -0.1% 38.4% 83.62%

EFA - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

EFA Category Low Category High EFA % Rank
Net Assets 49.6 B 995 K 364 B 1.62%
Number of Holdings 852 1 10717 11.32%
Net Assets in Top 10 7.3 B 0 36.8 B 3.32%
Weighting of Top 10 14.58% 1.6% 100.0% 80.38%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Nestle SA 2.56%
  2. Nestle SA 2.56%
  3. Nestle SA 2.56%
  4. Nestle SA 2.56%
  5. Nestle SA 2.56%
  6. Nestle SA 2.56%
  7. Nestle SA 2.56%
  8. Nestle SA 2.56%
  9. Nestle SA 2.56%
  10. Nestle SA 2.56%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High EFA % Rank
Stocks
99.14% 0.00% 122.60% 31.70%
Cash
0.75% -58.28% 100.00% 66.79%
Other
0.11% -16.47% 17.15% 17.84%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 1.87% 54.86%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 4.16% 49.82%
Bonds
0.00% -10.79% 71.30% 54.67%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EFA % Rank
Financial Services
17.56% 0.00% 45.44% 52.56%
Industrials
14.76% 4.32% 99.43% 54.56%
Healthcare
13.80% 0.00% 21.69% 23.22%
Consumer Defense
10.70% 0.00% 31.39% 26.22%
Consumer Cyclical
10.17% 0.00% 36.89% 51.94%
Technology
8.42% 0.00% 30.16% 81.52%
Basic Materials
8.24% 0.00% 24.49% 50.56%
Communication Services
5.58% 0.00% 21.79% 61.67%
Energy
4.46% 0.00% 16.86% 52.18%
Utilities
3.35% 0.00% 33.27% 24.84%
Real Estate
2.97% 0.00% 14.61% 22.60%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High EFA % Rank
Non US
98.08% 0.00% 133.15% 25.09%
US
1.06% -31.34% 69.72% 70.36%

EFA - Expenses

Operational Fees

EFA Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.32% 0.01% 4.40% 86.12%
Management Fee 0.32% 0.00% 1.60% 19.95%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.01% 1.00% N/A

Sales Fees

EFA Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 0.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 1.00% 5.50% N/A

Trading Fees

EFA 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.

EFA Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 5.00% 0.00% 369.00% 6.27%

EFA - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

EFA Category Low Category High EFA % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.48% 0.00% 15.50% 8.20%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

EFA Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Semi-Annually Annually Monthly Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

EFA Category Low Category High EFA % Rank
Net Income Ratio 2.60% -1.40% 6.38% 11.56%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

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

Dividend Payout History

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EFA - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2008

14.34

14.3%

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

9.42

9.4%

Jennifer Hsui, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager at BlackRock Investment Management LLC 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.

Amy Whitelaw


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Nov 29, 2018

3.42

3.4%

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.

Paul Whitehead


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Jan 01, 2022

0.33

0.3%

Paul Whitehead is responsible for supporting the day-to-day management of the MML Blend Fund’s portfolio, including setting the Fund’s overall investment strategy and overseeing the management of the Fund. Mr. Whitehead is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc., Co-Head of Index Equity, and Co-Head of BlackRock’s ETF and Index Investments business. Mr. Whitehead also oversees the management of BlackRock’s Institutional and iShares funds. Mr. Whitehead was previously the Global Head of Equity Trading and the Global Head of Transition Management within BlackRock’s Global Trading Group. Mr. Whitehead’s service with the firm dates back to 1996, including his years with Barclays Global Investors, which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Prior to his current role, Mr. Whitehead was Head of Americas Equity Trading. Previously, he managed the trading team responsible for all Institutional Index funds, Exchange Traded funds, and Transition Management mandates. Mr. Whitehead represents BlackRock on the board of Luminex, a buy-side owned Alternative Trading System launched in 2015.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.05 30.27 5.8 3.17