EMGF

iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF
B

75
*Unless otherwise stated, data provided by FactSet.

EMGF Fund Description

EMGF tracks an index of large- and midcap emerging market firms. Stocks are selected and weighted to increase exposure to 4 factors (quality, value, momentum and small size) while maintaining similar characteristics to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index.

EMGF Factset Analytics Insight

EMGF, which launched in December 2015, aims to provide factor-enhanced exposure to emerging market stocks, with guardrails to keep sector, geographic and risk exposure in line with its cap-weighted parent index. Like its peers in the FactorSelect suite, the fund uses an optimizer to boost exposure to four popular investment factors (quality, value, momentum and small size) that are historically associated with outperformance. By holding risk and other exposures constant, EMGF takes a more nuanced approach than multi-factor competitor QEMM, which simply equal-weights three factor-based subindexes without optimization. Exposure to EMGF's plain-vanilla parent index can be had through EEM.While it offers specialized exposure to emerging market stocks, EMGF still looks expensive next to an increasingly crowded field of competitors.

EMGF MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BB based on a score of 3.02 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 Edge MSCI Multifactor Emerging Markets ETF ranks in the 8th percentile within its peer group and in the 12nd percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

EMGF CHARTS AND PERFORMANCE

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PERFORMANCE [as of 07/19/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
EMGF 4.39% -0.81% 12.02% -4.68% 8.38% -- --
EMGF (NAV) 3.78% -0.79% 10.51% -4.00% 7.71% -- --
MSCI Emerging Markets Diversified Multiple-Factor Index 3.84% -0.67% 10.87% -3.55% 8.06% 2.35% --
MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index 2.53% -2.05% 10.84% 1.59% 8.77% 2.07% 5.57%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

EMGF Top 10 Countries

EMGF Top 10 Sectors

EMGF Top 10 Holdings [View All]

EMGF Summary Data

Blackrock
iShares
12/08/15
Open-Ended Fund
0.45%
$403.62M
$1.77M
0.19%

EMGF Portfolio Data

$40.75B
9.04
1.25
2.78%
12/16/19
217

EMGF Index Data

Multi-Factor
Multi-Factor
MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index

EMGF Portfolio Management

0.45%
0.36%
1.51%
-0.46%

EMGF Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
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Qualified dividends
No

EMGF Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
80% / 20%
N/A
N/A
Low
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EMGF Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 07/22/19
5
4
3
2
1

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

EMGF Tradability

42,941
$1.77M
40,797
$1.70M
0.19%
$0.08
0.22%
2.10% / -2.72%
None
19.00%
100,000
0.41
0.21%
0.34%
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$42.65
5

EMGF Sector/Industry Breakdown


EMGF
Segment Benchmark
25.48%
29.12%
20.74%
24.98%
13.04%
7.33%
8.50%
4.10%
8.08%
7.59%
7.15%
6.34%
6.25%
3.11%
4.05%
6.89%
3.97%
7.50%
2.75%
3.03%

EMGF TOP 10 HOLDINGS[View All]

2.89%
2.81%
2.67%
2.58%
1.81%
1.71%
1.60%
1.55%
22.38%

EMGF Countries


EMGF
Segment Benchmark
29.52%
20.24%
13.32%
12.39%
11.61%
7.42%
10.84%
11.58%
7.62%
5.83%
4.90%
7.62%
4.27%
10.18%
3.84%
1.37%
3.19%
0.76%
1.63%
2.24%

EMGF Regions


EMGF
Segment Benchmark
67.12%
70.56%
14.64%
11.03%
12.23%
11.57%
3.19%
0.76%
2.82%
6.08%

EMGF Economic Development


EMGF
Segment Benchmark
57.22%
45.62%
42.78%
54.38%

EMGF Performance Statistics

0.94
1.05
1.05
1.07
0.27%
MSCI Emerging Markets Investable Market Index

EMGF MSCI ESG Ratings

BB
3.02 / 10
12.26
7.77
0.96%
5.94%
545.58

EMGF BENCHMARK COMPARISON HOLDINGS

217
2769
210
18.09%

EMGF BENCHMARK COMPARISON SUMMARY


EMGF
Segment Benchmark
217
2769
$40.75B
$73.79B
9.04
13.23
1.25
1.53
3.32%
2.79%
Low
Low

EMGF BENCHMARK COMPARISON MARKET CAP SIZE


EMGF
Segment Benchmark
29.72%
57.43%
55.65%
28.86%
14.63%
11.26%
0.00%
2.44%