EWQ

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

EWQ Fund Description

EWQ tracks a market-cap-weighted index of French companies. It covers the top 85% of French companies by market cap.

EWQ Factset Analytics Insight

EWQ captures broad French equities, holding a diverse portfolio of French large- and mid-caps with market-like array of sector weights. The French index covers securities, as classified by MSCI’s country classification, traded on the Paris Stock Exchange. Since EWQ is made of French stocks, North American traders will get the best execution in the morning when the markets overlap. The fund typically engages in securities lending, which brings revenues to the fund at the cost of slight counterparty risk. The index is reviewed quarterly, starting every February with semi-annual index reviews in May and November.

EWQ MSCI ESG Analytics Insight

iShares MSCI France ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of A based on a score of 6.65 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 France ETF ranks in the 65th percentile within its peer group and in the 5th percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.

EWQ 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 09/23/21] 1 MONTH 3 MONTHS YTD 1 YEAR 3 YEARS 5 YEARS 10 YEARS
EWQ 0.58% -0.65% 16.11% 39.20% 8.23% 11.57% 10.35%
EWQ (NAV) 1.47% 2.08% 17.48% 42.35% 8.78% 12.04% 10.41%
MSCI France Index 0.25% 0.68% 16.14% 40.85% 8.43% 11.78% 10.28%
MSCI France IMI Index 0.33% 0.84% 15.92% 40.85% 8.11% 11.52% 10.43%
All returns over 1 year are annualized. All returns are total returns unless otherwise stated.

EWQ Summary Data

Blackrock
iShares
03/12/96
Open-Ended Fund
0.51%
$718.11M
$27.80M
0.03%

EWQ Portfolio Data

$118.74B
26.70
1.96
1.56%
12/13/21
70

EWQ Index Data

MSCI France Index
Market Cap
Market Cap
MSCI France IMI Index

EWQ Portfolio Management

0.51%
-0.19%
3.26%
-1.64%

EWQ Tax Exposures

20.00% / 39.60%
--
Qualified dividends
No

EWQ Fund Structure

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

EWQ Factset Analytics Block Liquidity

As of 09/24/21
5
4
3
2
1

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

EWQ Tradability

723,966
$27.80M
577,676
$22.12M
0.03%
$0.01
0.07%
2.10% / -1.34%
None
30.00%
200,000
2.89
0.04%
0.24%
1,718
$38.87
5

EWQ Sector/Industry Breakdown


EWQ
Segment Benchmark
28.34%
27.11%
21.37%
21.01%
11.70%
11.04%
11.63%
11.70%
7.55%
7.37%
5.80%
5.82%
5.55%
5.45%
3.49%
4.03%
2.45%
2.44%
1.30%
1.45%

EWQ Top 10 Holdings[View All]

10.59%
5.80%
5.74%
5.60%
4.79%
4.11%
4.01%
3.48%
2.94%
2.82%
49.88%

EWQ Countries


EWQ
Segment Benchmark
98.21%
98.04%
1.79%
1.81%
--
0.14%

EWQ Regions


EWQ
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

EWQ Economic Development


EWQ
Segment Benchmark
100.00%
100.00%

EWQ Performance Statistics

0.96
0.99
1.02
0.94
0.21%
MSCI France IMI Index

EWQ MSCI ESG Ratings

6.65 / 10
4.83
64.77
22.71%
5.51%
138.91

EWQ Benchmark Comparison Holdings

70
148
70
93.16%

EWQ Benchmark Comparison Summary


EWQ
Segment Benchmark
70
148
$118.74B
$112.13B
26.70
28.91
1.96
1.98
2.14%
2.11%
Medium
Medium

EWQ Benchmark Comparison Market Cap Size


EWQ
Segment Benchmark
92.75%
88.16%
7.25%
10.37%
0.00%
1.37%
0.00%
0.09%