IEMGiShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF
IEMG Fund Description
IEMG tracks a market-cap-weighted index of emerging-market firms, covering 99% of market capitalization.
IEMG Factset Analytics Insight
IEMG offers outstanding coverage of emerging markets. As part of the line of 'Core' ETFs from BlackRock, it offers very similar but more comprehensive exposure than its sister fund EEM by including smaller firms in the portfolio. IEMG follows the same MSCI index as our benchmark and so it counts South Korea as an emerging market, in contrast to FTSE-based funds such as VWO. The fund does not fully replicate the underlying index, yet uses a representative sampling. A strategy commonly used in order to reach or exclude securities for preferred investing or trading purposes. Over time the fund manager expects tracking error to be less than 5%. Also a common practice worth noting, the fund uses a subsidiary located in the Republic of Mauritius to invest portion of the portfolio in India.
IEMG MSCI ESG Analytics Insight
iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF has an MSCI ESG Fund Rating of BBB based on a score of 4.73 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 Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF ranks in the 27th percentile within its peer group and in the 22nd percentile within the global universe of all funds covered by MSCI ESG Fund Ratings.
IEMG 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.
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IEMG Factset Analytics Block Liquidity
This measurement shows how easy it is to trade a $1 million USD block of IEMG. IEMG is rated a 5 out of 5.
IEMG Sector/Industry Breakdown
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IEMG Performance Statistics
IEMG MSCI ESG Ratings
IEMG Benchmark Comparison Summary
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