iShares MSCI EAFE Min Vol Factor ETF (EFAV)

BATS: EFAV · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
68.63
-0.76 (-1.10%)
Apr 12, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
-1.10%
Assets $6.84B
Expense Ratio 0.22%
PE Ratio 16.47
Shares Out 98.60M
Dividend (ttm) $2.13
Dividend Yield 3.11%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 20, 2023
Payout Ratio 51.18%
1-Year Return -0.74%
Volume 740,411
Open 68.95
Previous Close 69.39
Day's Range 68.58 - 69.39
52-Week Low 62.99
52-Week High 71.32
Beta 0.51
Holdings 250
Inception Date Oct 18, 2011

About EFAV

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The iShares MSCI EAFE Min Vol Factor ETF (EFAV) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility index. The fund tracks an index of developed-market equities, ex-US and Canada, selected and weighted to create a low volatility portfolio subject to constraints including sector exposure. EFAV was launched on Oct 18, 2011 and is issued by BlackRock.

Asset Class Equity
Category Foreign Large Blend
Region EAFE
Stock Exchange BATS
Ticker Symbol EFAV
ETF Provider BlackRock
Index Tracked MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility

Top 10 Holdings

13.89% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
ZURICH INSURANCE GROUP AG ZURN.SW 1.50%
INDUSTRIA DE DISENO TEXTIL INDITEX ITX.MC 1.50%
BAE SYSTEMS PLC BA.L 1.44%
OTSUKA HOLDINGS LTD 4578.T 1.43%
SWISSCOM AG SCMN.SW 1.43%
NOVARTIS AG NOVN.SW 1.42%
KONINKLIJKE AHOLD DELHAIZE NV AD.AS 1.33%
GLAXOSMITHKLINE GSK.L 1.30%
SANOFI SA SAN.PA 1.28%
UNILEVER PLC ULVR.L 1.25%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Dec 20, 2023 $0.82139 Dec 27, 2023
Jun 7, 2023 $1.31127 Jun 13, 2023
Dec 13, 2022 $0.49694 Dec 19, 2022
Jun 9, 2022 $1.10926 Jun 15, 2022
Dec 13, 2021 $0.63411 Dec 17, 2021
Jun 10, 2021 $1.26508 Jun 16, 2021
Full Dividend History

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