EFA

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

EFA Fund Description

EFA 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

EFA provides highly accessible 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 North America and South Korea, while Vanguard’s VEA includes South Korea and Schwab’s 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 was first in the space. Investors should consider all in costs when comparing the fund to other ETFs in the space. As EFA tends to claw back much of its fee through skillful portfolio management and securities lending revenue sharing. In all, EFA delivers excellent coverage of international equities.

PERFORMANCE [as of 06/28/22] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
EFA -8.43% -12.28% -18.03% -17.25% 1.64% 2.23% 5.83%
EFA (NAV) -8.17% -11.96% -17.98% -17.05% 1.71% 2.38% 5.92%
MSCI EAFE Index -- -- -- -- -- -- --
MSCI EAFE IMI -7.07% -11.40% -18.33% -17.50% 1.91% 2.47% 6.26%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

EFA Summary Data

Blackrock
iShares
08/14/01
Open-Ended Fund
0.32%
$46.06B
$2.11B
0.01%

EFA Portfolio Data

$77.75B
12.95
1.70
4.76%
12/13/22
812

EFA Index Data

MSCI EAFE Index
Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI EAFE IMI

EFA Portfolio Management

0.32%
0.09%
0.31%
-0.56%

EFA Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

EFA Fund Structure

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

EFA Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 06/30/22
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

31,832,951
$2.11B
30,476,172
$1.99B
0.01%
$0.01
0.03%
0.36% / -0.42%
None
19.00%
600,000
50.79
0.03%
0.11%
2,198,158
$63.24
5

EFA Sector/Industry Breakdown


EFA
Segment Benchmark
20.33%
--
14.03%
--
11.57%
--
6.58%
--
6.17%
--
5.92%
--
4.58%
--
4.54%
--
3.79%
--
3.72%
--

EFA Top 10 Holdings[View All]

2.35%
1.67%
1.49%
1.47%
1.38%
1.34%
1.32%
1.24%
1.20%
1.03%
14.49%

EFA Countries


EFA
Segment Benchmark
21.99%
--
16.28%
--
11.15%
--
10.40%
--
8.09%
--
7.93%
--
4.34%
--
3.42%
--
2.86%
--
2.77%
--

EFA Regions


EFA
Segment Benchmark
64.29%
--
34.70%
--
0.51%
--
0.51%
--

EFA Economic Development


EFA
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
--

EFA Performance Statistics

1.00
1.00
1.01
1.00
0.04%
MSCI EAFE IMI

EFA Benchmark Comparison Holdings

812
--
--
0.00%

EFA Benchmark Comparison Summary


EFA
Segment Benchmark
812
--
$77.75B
--
12.95
--
1.70
--
3.00%
--
Low
High

EFA Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


EFA
Segment Benchmark
83.65%
--
16.26%
--
0.09%
--
0.00%
--

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