IEFA

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF
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*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

IEFA Fund Description

The iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of developed-market stocks in Europe, Australasia and the Far East, and excludes the US and Canada. It covers about 98% of investable markets.

IEFA Factset Analytics Insight

IEFA offers broad, unbiased coverage for a low fee. Unlike many competing funds, it includes smaller firms in marketlike proportion, making it more representative overall. Despite the challenges presented by small-caps, IEFA is among the most liquid funds in the space. Its ample liquidity, deep basket and very competitive fee make it suitable for long- and short-term investors alike. IEFA's only blemish is common to all funds that track a variant of the popular EAFE index: It excludes Canadian firms. A solid asset base rounds up this strong offering and underscores the fact that IEFA is a great choice for cost-effective, long-term exposure to developed markets outside North America.

IEFA MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

The MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score measures the ability of ETF underlying holdings to manage key medium to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors, as determined by MSCI ESG Research LLC. As of June 21, 2018 the iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score is 6.35 out of 10.

The fund’s Peer Rank reflects the ranking of a fund’s MSCI ESG Fund Quality Score against the scores of other funds within the same peer group, as defined by the Thomson Reuters Lipper Global Classification. IEFA ranks in the 56th percentile within its peer group and in the 80th percentile within the global universe of all funds in MSCI ESG Fund Metrics coverage.

IEFA CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE

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PERFORMANCE [as of 06/21/18] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
IEFA -4.57% -2.32% -2.29% 7.66% 5.02% 7.27% --
IEFA (NAV) -3.76% -1.62% -2.11% 8.27% 5.18% 7.48% --
MSCI EAFE Investable Market Index -3.76% -1.71% -2.26% 8.07% 4.99% 7.32% --
MSCI World ex USA Investable Market Index -3.18% -0.95% -2.03% 8.44% 4.97% 6.91% 3.00%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

IEFA Top 10 Countries

IEFA Top 10 Sectors

IEFA Top 10 Holdings [View All]

IEFA Summary Data

BlackRock
iShares
10/22/12
Open-Ended Fund
0.08%
$57.87B
$388.72M
0.01%

IEFA Portfolio Data

$52.65B
16.78
1.68
2.96%
06/19/18
2491

IEFA Index Data

Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI World ex USA Investable Market Index

IEFA Portfolio Management

0.08%
0.25%
0.30%
0.19%

IEFA Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

IEFA Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
80% / 20%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
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LAST 10 TRADES
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IEFA Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 06/22/18
5
4
3
2
1

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

IEFA Tradability

5,877,729
$388.72M
4,898,727
$326.18M
0.01%
$0.01
0.17%
2.36% / -2.89%
None
20.00%
200,000
24.49
0.12%
0.03%
1,681
$63.66
5

IEFA Sector/Industry Breakdown


IEFA
Segment Benchmark
23.92%
25.01%
15.85%
15.08%
13.74%
12.85%
9.91%
9.45%
9.33%
8.62%
7.84%
8.05%
5.91%
5.73%
5.69%
6.94%
3.61%
3.56%
2.89%
2.89%

IEFA TOP 10 HOLDINGS[View All]

1.35%
1.12%
0.95%
0.91%
0.91%
0.88%
0.87%
0.85%
0.77%
0.67%
9.28%

IEFA Countries


IEFA
Segment Benchmark
25.40%
23.32%
18.06%
16.50%
9.76%
8.97%
9.08%
8.36%
7.14%
6.53%
6.61%
6.07%
3.43%
3.13%
3.18%
2.98%
3.12%
2.86%
2.88%
2.41%

IEFA Regions


IEFA
Segment Benchmark
62.01%
56.57%
37.08%
34.11%
0.58%
8.89%
0.47%
0.43%

IEFA Economic Development


IEFA
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

IEFA Performance Statistics

0.99
1.02
1.04
1.03
0.05%
MSCI World ex USA Investable Market Index

IEFA MSCI ESG Ratings

6.35 / 10
56.32
79.90
11.30%
6.70%
176.48

IEFA BENCHMARK COMPARISON HOLDINGS

2491
3504
2,475
89.89%

IEFA BENCHMARK COMPARISON SUMMARY


IEFA
Segment Benchmark
2491
3504
$52.65B
$51.46B
16.78
16.96
1.68
1.68
3.00%
2.98%
Low
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IEFA BENCHMARK COMPARISON MARKET CAP SIZE


IEFA
Segment Benchmark
68.83%
68.76%
23.36%
22.85%
7.45%
7.68%
0.36%
0.71%

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