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iShares MSCI EAFE ESG Optimized ETF (ESGD)

NASDAQ: ESGD · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
77.45 -2.04 (-2.57%)
Nov 26, 2021 1:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets$7.31B
NAV$79.50
Expense Ratio0.20%
PE Ratio21.45
Shares Out92.00M
Dividend (ttm)$1.67
Dividend Yield2.10%
Ex-Dividend DateJun 10, 2021
1-Year Return+8.66%
Volume490,981
Open81.25
Previous Close79.49
Day's Range77.11 - 78.07
52-Week Low69.90
52-Week High69.90
Beta0.83
Holdings479
Inception DateJun 28, 2016

About ESGD

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI EAFE Extended ESG Focus Index. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of the underlying index. The underlying index is composed of large- and mid-capitalization developed market equities, excluding the U.S. and Canada that have positive environmental, social and governance characteristics as identified by the index provider while exhibiting risk and return characteristics similar to those of the parent index.

Asset ClassEquity
SectorInternational
RegionEAFE
IssuerBlackRock iShares
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolESGD
Index TrackedMSCI EAFE ESG Focus Index

Top 10 Holdings

13.75% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
NESTLE SANESN.SW2.25%
ASML HOLDING NVASML.AS2.18%
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AGROG.SW1.52%
NOVO NORDISK CLASS BNOVO B.CO1.28%
LVMHMC.PA1.24%
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP7203.T1.14%
SONY GROUP CORP6758.T1.12%
ASTRAZENECA PLCAZN.L1.06%
SAPSAP.DE1.02%
NOVARTIS AGNOVN.SW0.95%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Jun 10, 2021$1.06203Jun 16, 2021
Dec 14, 2020$0.60752Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.58497Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$0.59798Dec 20, 2019
Jun 17, 2019$1.17195Jun 21, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$0.52602Dec 24, 2018
Full Dividend History

News

Differences Among iShares' ESG ETFs

How the largest ETF issuer's funds differ on ESG criteria.

Other symbols:EAGGESGEESMLSUSBSUSC
1 week ago - ETFcom

There's no hotter area on Wall Street than ESG with sustainability-focused funds nearing $2 trillion

Record inflows into sustainability-focused funds during the first quarter pushed total assets to nearly $2 trillion.

Other symbols:ESGEESGUICLNQCLN
6 months ago - CNBC

Guide to Socially Responsible ETFs

Between 2018 and 2020, total U.S.-domiciled sustainably invested assets under management skyrocketed 42% to $17.1 trillion, per a CNBC article.

Other symbols:DSIESGUSUSASUSLUSSG
7 months ago - Zacks Investment Research

Election 2020 and implications for overseas stocks

By Jeff Spiegel, Director, iShares Key takeaways: Investors are looking at the 2020 U.S. elections as a catalyst for changes to foreign policy and trade Two entrenched investment trends will remain in p...

Other symbols:CNYAEEMVIEMGIQLTIXUS
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Investment Giant BlackRock Calls for Universal ESG Standards

The surge in popularity of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is sparking global investment firm BlackRock to call for globally-recognized standards. This would help provide a succinct...

Other symbols:ESGEESGULDEMSUSASUSL
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Covid-19 Is Driving a Boom in ESG Investing

ESG investing has been growing in popularity in recent years, but the coronavirus has pandemic has made it even more critical. Here's why.

1 year ago - InvestorPlace

You Can Help Solve the Climate Crisis Through Impact or ESG Investing

If the New York City Climate Clock has you spooked, it's time for you to learn how impact or ESG investing can fight climate change. The post You Can Help Solve the Climate Crisis Through Impact or ESG ...

Other symbols:DSIESGVSHESPYXSUSATAN
1 year ago - InvestorPlace

ESG Investing Boom Is Bullish For Cleantech

The coronavirus pandemic and devastating forest fires has sparked an uptick in demand for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment strategies, which will accelerate the commercial adoption ...

Other symbols:DSIESGVSPYXSUSATAN
1 year ago - Forbes

Why it’s time for U.S. investors to consider overseas stocks

A Q&A with Jennifer Delaney, CFA, a product strategist representing the BlackRock Emerging Markets Fund and the BlackRock International Fund, and Jasmine Fan, CFA, a product strategist representing iSha...

Other symbols:IEFAIQLTIEMG
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Coronavirus Market Volatility Did Not Dissuade ESG Demand

Sustainable investing like those that track environmental, social, and governance, or ESG, principles have attracted more attention, and the latest trends show that the coronavirus has not put a dent in...

Other symbols:DSIESGVSHESPYXSUSATAN
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Spanning The Globe With ETFs

In the one-month period ended Aug. 24, global equity ETFs pulled in $8.0 billion of new money, even as U.S. equity products had nearly $5.0 billion of net outflows in the same period according to CFRA’s...

1 year ago - ETFcom

Sustainable investment funds just surpassed $1 trillion for the first time on record

It comes amid growing investor interest in sustainable investment funds in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

1 year ago - CNBC

Dave Nadig Talks ETF Outlook And Popular Trends On TD Ameritrade

ETFs have been hitting new highs as of late, including internet ETFs, cybersecurity, and all things tech. ETF Trends’ Director of Research and CIO, Dave Nadig, joined Nicole Petallides on the TD Ameritr...

Other symbols:BETZESGEESGUJETSWFH
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Coronavirus Pandemic is Changing the Way Investors Look at ESG ETFs

The coronavirus has reshaped the world as we know it, and it may have even changed the way investors look at exchange traded funds that target environmental, social and governance, or ESG, principles. U...

Other symbols:ESGEESGU
1 year ago - ETF Trends

Watch out for this trend in ESG investments, Wharton's Jeremy Siegel warns

Interest in ESG (environmental, social and governance) investments is heating up, but there's a trend investors should watch out for before climbing aboard, Wharton's Jeremy Siegel says.

Other symbols:USSG
1 year ago - CNBC

IndexIQ & CANDRIAM Launch 2 ESG ETFs

Keeping up with the trending sustainable investing strategy, two new ESG ETFs have hit the market.

Other symbols:DSIESGUSUSASUSLUSSG
1 year ago - Zacks Investment Research