AAXJ

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

AAXJ Fund Description

AAXJ tracks a market-cap weighted index that holds securities from global markets in Asia, excluding Japan

AAXJ Factset Analytics Insight

AAXJ selects its holdings from a nearly identical universe to our segment benchmark. It does diverge a bit by limiting its universe to the top 85% of companies by market cap, so it does tilt to large- and mid-caps. The fund primarily invests in Asian countries from both developed and emerging markets excluding Japan. The index is rebalanced semi-annually each May and November.

AAXJ MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BBB based on a score of 5.39 out of 10. The MSCI ESG Fund Rating measures the resiliency of portfolios to long-term risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social, and governance factors. ESG Fund Ratings range from best (AAA) to worst (CCC). Highly rated funds consist of companies that tend to show strong and/or improving management of financially relevant environmental, social and governance issues. These companies may be more resilient to disruptions arising from ESG events.

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. iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF ranks in the 32nd percentile within its peer group and in the 18th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

AAXJ MSCI FaCS and Factor Box

MSCI FaCS is a standard method for evaluating and reporting the Factor characteristics of equity portfolios including ETFs. The Factor Box includes 6 Factors that MSCI has identified that historically provided a return premium. On the vertical axis, the Factor Groups, are displayed and the horizontal axis displays the Factor exposure, overweight, underweight or neutral.

PERFORMANCE [as of 09/22/21] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
AAXJ 1.17% -8.69% -4.87% 11.39% 7.78% 8.65% 7.33%
AAXJ (NAV) 2.43% -7.27% -3.77% 13.80% 8.24% 9.07% 7.71%
MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Index -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex-Japan IMI Index 3.06% -5.18% 0.43% 19.97% 9.61% 9.80% 8.15%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

AAXJ Summary Data

Blackrock
iShares
08/13/08
Open-Ended Fund
0.70%
$5.21B
$95.39M
0.01%

AAXJ Portfolio Data

$160.27B
19.06
1.96
1.13%
12/13/21
1,074

AAXJ Index Data

MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Index
Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex-Japan IMI Index

AAXJ Portfolio Management

0.70%
-1.11%
-0.34%
-1.73%

AAXJ Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

AAXJ Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
-- / --
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily

AAXJ Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 09/23/21
5
4
3
2
1

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

AAXJ Tradability

1,090,021
$95.39M
951,432
$83.08M
0.01%
$0.01
-0.05%
2.32% / -1.87%
None
7.00%
200,000
4.76
0.03%
0.46%
2,686
$86.10
5

AAXJ Sector/Industry Breakdown


AAXJ
Segment Benchmark
38.67%
31.03%
22.58%
24.06%
9.08%
9.40%
6.02%
7.17%
5.15%
8.40%
4.91%
4.96%
4.30%
5.81%
3.08%
3.00%
2.49%
2.50%
1.69%
1.64%

AAXJ Top 10 Holdings[View All]

7.42%
4.85%
4.46%
4.12%
2.00%
1.74%
1.35%
1.15%
1.11%
0.96%
29.15%

AAXJ Countries


AAXJ
Segment Benchmark
40.40%
31.13%
16.84%
14.93%
15.35%
13.32%
12.30%
11.27%
6.57%
4.95%
2.89%
2.74%
1.80%
1.72%
1.44%
1.42%
1.33%
1.14%
0.69%
0.60%

AAXJ Regions


AAXJ
Segment Benchmark
99.63%
99.54%
0.37%
0.29%
--
0.16%
--
0.01%

AAXJ Economic Development


AAXJ
Segment Benchmark
75.85%
78.83%
24.15%
21.17%

AAXJ Performance Statistics

0.84
1.03
1.02
1.06
0.41%
MSCI AC Asia Pacific Ex-Japan IMI Index

AAXJ MSCI ESG Ratings

5.39 / 10
17.83
32.46
3.29%
6.20%
248.70

AAXJ Benchmark Comparison Holdings

1,074
2981
1,013
72.61%

AAXJ Benchmark Comparison Summary


AAXJ
Segment Benchmark
1,074
2981
$160.27B
$124.77B
19.06
21.52
1.96
1.98
1.82%
1.98%
Low
Low

AAXJ Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


AAXJ
Segment Benchmark
78.74%
67.42%
20.30%
22.29%
0.95%
9.34%
0.01%
0.96%