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ESGD - iShares MSCI EAFE ESG Optimized ETF

Stock Price: $78.63 USD 0.78 (1.00%)
Updated Apr 21, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
After-hours: $78.16 -0.47 (-0.60%) Apr 21, 4:55 PM
Assets $5.30B
NAV $77.78
Expense Ratio 0.20%
PE Ratio 19.41
Beta (5Y) 0.85
Dividend (ttm) $1.19
Dividend Yield 1.53%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 14, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 21
Last Price $78.63
Previous Close $77.85
Change ($) 0.78
Change (%) 1.00%
Day's Open 77.60
Day's Range 77.60 - 78.63
Day's Volume 384,781
52-Week Range 52.31 - 79.31

Fund Description

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 Class
Equity
Sector
International
Region
EAFE
Inception Date
Jun 28, 2016
Exchange
NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol
ESGD
Index Tracked
MSCI EAFE ESG Focus Index

Top 10 Holdings

11.95% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Nestle SANESN.SW2.05%
ASML Holding NVASML.AS1.74%
Roche Holding AGROG.SW1.31%
Novartis AGNOVN.SW1.16%
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SEMC.PA1.08%
Toyota Motor Corp7203.T0.96%
SAP SESAP.DE0.94%
AIA Group Ltd1299.HK0.93%
Sony Group Corp6758.T0.91%
Unilever PLCULVR.L0.86%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 14, 2020$0.608Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.585Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$0.597981Dec 20, 2019
Jun 17, 2019$1.172Jun 21, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$0.526018Dec 24, 2018
Jun 19, 2018$1.0195Jun 25, 2018
Full Dividend History

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