ESGD

iShares ESG MSCI EAFE ETF
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ESGD Fund Description

ESGD tracks an index of developed market international companies that have been selected and weighted for positive environmental, social, and governance characteristics.

ESGD Factset Analytics Insight

ESGD aims to increase exposure to developed market firms with strong ESG traits, while maintaining a marketlike portfolio. Companies in the broad MSCI EAFE Index are rated on risk factors related to environmental (e.g., carbon emissions, water use, toxic waste), social (e.g., labor management, health & safety, sourcing), and governance issues (e.g., corruption, fraud, anti-competitive practices). Portfolio optimization software is used to maximize the fund's stake in highly rated companies while staying close to marketlike exposure, performance, and risk. Additionally, the fund completely excludes tobacco companies, producers of certain weapons (such as landmines and bioweapons), and companies experiencing "severe business controversies".ESGD is competitively priced for its exposure, and trades decently at the retail level.Prior to June 1, 2018 the fund tracked the MSCI EAFE ESG Focus Index.

ESGD MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

iShares ESG MSCI EAFE ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of AA based on a score of 8.34 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 ESG MSCI EAFE ETF ranks in the 98th percentile within its peer group and in the 98th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

ESGD 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.

ESGD Charts And Performance

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PERFORMANCE [as of 12/11/19] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
ESGD 0.77% 5.79% 20.43% 18.43% 9.13% -- --
ESGD (NAV) 0.48% 5.60% 20.20% 18.67% 9.23% -- --
MSCI EAFE Extended ESG Focus Index 0.51% 5.64% 20.21% 18.69% -- -- --
MSCI World ex USA IMI 0.74% 5.29% 19.52% 17.92% 8.59% 5.22% 5.51%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

ESGD Summary Data

Blackrock
iShares
06/28/16
Open-Ended Fund
0.20%
$1.39B
$11.27M
0.09%

ESGD Portfolio Data

$58.86B
17.47
1.67
2.52%
12/16/19
459

ESGD Index Data

MSCI EAFE Extended ESG Focus Index
Principles-based
Principles-based
MSCI World ex USA IMI

ESGD Portfolio Management

0.20%
0.01%
0.03%
-0.02%

ESGD Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

ESGD Fund Structure

Open-Ended Fund
No
Yes
80% / 20%
N/A
N/A
Low
Daily
Cboe Book Viewer
Top Of Book
Last 10 Trades
Bats BZX Real-time Quote -

ESGD Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 12/12/19
5
4
3
2
1

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

ESGD Tradability

170,333
$11.27M
109,214
$7.16M
0.09%
$0.06
0.20%
1.25% / -2.60%
None
20.00%
100,000
1.09
0.12%
0.03%
0
$67.47
5

ESGD Sector/Industry Breakdown


ESGD
Segment Benchmark
22.18%
23.75%
15.97%
16.08%
12.34%
12.22%
11.59%
10.18%
11.43%
10.01%
7.70%
7.60%
5.68%
6.25%
5.05%
6.98%
4.19%
3.51%
3.88%
3.43%

ESGD Top 10 Holdings[View All]

2.25%
1.54%
1.25%
1.16%
1.06%
1.04%
0.98%
0.93%
0.93%
0.92%
12.06%

ESGD Countries


ESGD
Segment Benchmark
24.71%
23.63%
16.79%
15.13%
11.33%
9.06%
9.19%
7.78%
7.65%
7.54%
7.06%
6.32%
3.64%
3.27%
3.24%
2.90%
2.89%
2.51%
2.88%
2.77%

ESGD Regions


ESGD
Segment Benchmark
62.19%
55.32%
36.64%
34.54%
0.72%
9.63%
0.45%
0.51%

ESGD Economic Development


ESGD
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

ESGD Performance Statistics

0.99
1.02
1.01
1.04
0.07%
MSCI World ex USA IMI

ESGD MSCI ESG Ratings

8.34 / 10
97.56
97.92
10.18%
8.13%
138.82

ESGD Benchmark Comparison Holdings

459
3542
453
57.55%

ESGD Benchmark Comparison Summary


ESGD
Segment Benchmark
459
3542
$58.86B
$54.32B
17.47
17.83
1.67
1.63
3.22%
3.15%
Low
Low

ESGD Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


ESGD
Segment Benchmark
81.02%
69.07%
18.88%
22.47%
0.10%
7.44%
0.00%
1.01%