EFA

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
CLOSING PRICECHANGE (%)VOLUME
$59.59+0.22 (0.37%)20.90M
4:00:00 p.m. (ET) 01/13/2017
BZX EXCHANGE CLOSED
LAST TRADECHANGE (%)
$59.59-- (--)
4:08:20 p.m. (ET) 01/16/2017
BID SIZEBID ($)ASK ($)ASK SIZE
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Overall Rating

A

91
as of 01/16/17

Rating Details

95
90
91
Segment Average
  • Overview
  • Efficiency
  • Tradability
  • Fit

EFA Fund Description

The iShares MSCI EAFE ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of developed-market securities based in Europe, Australia and the Far East. It excludes the US and Canada, and small caps.

EFA FactSet Analytics Insight

Venerable EFA provides highly accessible excellent coverage with unmatched liquidity exposure to probably the best-known international equity index: MSCI’s EAFE. The fund delivers excellent exposure to developed equities, albeit with some definitional differences from peers. It excludes Canada and South Korea while rivals VEA includes South Korea and SCHF includes both countries. EFA holds only large- and midcap stocks; sister fund IEFA offers similar geographic exposure while including small-caps in marketlike proportion.)

Launched in 2001, the fund is in the elite among all ETFs in size and liquidity—investors of all sizes enjoy phenomenal tradability. EFA charges a high headline fee for cap-weighted coverage—some competitors charge a fraction of this. Still, tracking data suggests that the fund's actual holding cost is typically far less than its fees—EFA tends to claw back much of its fees through skillful portfolio management and securities lending revenue sharing. In all, EFA delivers excellent coverage of international equities with unmatched liquidity.

  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • YTD
  • 1 Year
  • 3 Years
  • 5 Years
  • Max

EFA Top 10 Countries View All

EFA Top 10 Sectors

EFA Top 10 Holdings View All

EFA Summary Data

08/14/01
Open-Ended Fund
0.33%
$61.56 B
$1.12 B
0.02%

EFA Portfolio Data

$50.87 B
22.04
1.60
2.98%
06/20/17
919

EFA Index Data

Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI World Ex-USA Investable Markets

Related ETFs to EFA

VEA, IEFA, SCHF, GWL, DBEF
Total Return
  • 1 Month
  • 3 Months
  • YTD
  • 1 Year
  • 3 Years
  • 5 Years
  • Max

EFA Portfolio Management

0.33%
-0.04%
0.03%
-0.10%

EFA Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

EFA Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
75% / 25%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
Bats Book Viewer
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LAST 10 TRADES
TIMEPRICESHARES
16:08:2059.59100
15:59:5759.58155
15:59:5759.58759
15:59:5759.58200
15:59:5759.58200
15:59:5759.5876
15:59:5759.58173
15:59:5759.5851
15:59:5559.571,200
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EFA FactSet Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 01/16/17
5
4
3
2
1

This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of EFA. EFA is rated a 5 out of 5.

EFA Tradability

19,399,590
$1.12 B
18,351,229
$1.06 B
0.02%
$0.01
0.06%
1.48% / -1.32%
None
20.00%
600,000
30.59
0.04%
0.10%
2,209,753
$59.59
5

EFA Performance Statistics

0.99
1.02
1.02
1.04
0.10%
MSCI World Ex-USA Investable Markets