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EFAV - iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF

Stock Price: $74.97 USD 0.55 (0.74%)
Updated Apr 21, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $9.21B
NAV $74.87
Expense Ratio 0.20%
PE Ratio 21.31
Beta (5Y) 0.57
Dividend (ttm) $0.98
Dividend Yield 1.30%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 15, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 21
Last Price $74.97
Previous Close $74.42
Change ($) 0.55
Change (%) 0.74%
Day's Open 74.40
Day's Range 74.40 - 75.01
Day's Volume 913,409
52-Week Range 62.56 - 75.11

Fund Description

The investment seeks the investment results of the MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility (USD) Index composed of developed market equities that, in the aggregate, have lower volatility characteristics relative to the broader developed equity markets, excluding the U.S. and Canada. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of the index. The index measures the performance of international equity securities that in the aggregate have lower volatility relative to the MSCI EAFE Index.

Asset Class
Equity
Sector
International
Region
EAFE
Inception Date
Oct 18, 2011
Exchange
BATS
Ticker Symbol
EFAV
Index Tracked
MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility (USD) Index

Top 10 Holdings

13.38% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Novo Nordisk A/S BNOVO B.CO1.48%
Swisscom AGSCMN.SW1.43%
Coloplast A/S Class BCOLO B.CO1.41%
Nestle SANESN.SW1.40%
Roche Holding AGROG.SW1.40%
Givaudan SAGIVN.SW1.40%
Hermes International SARMS.PA1.33%
Novartis AGNOVN.SW1.29%
Deutsche Telekom AGDTE.DE1.14%
Wesfarmers LtdWES.AX1.12%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 14, 2020$0.00Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.9773Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$1.73438Dec 20, 2019
Jun 17, 2019$1.385553Jun 21, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$0.771266Dec 24, 2018
Jun 19, 2018$1.453Jun 25, 2018
Full Dividend History

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