iShares MSCI EM ESG Optimized ETF (ESGE)

NASDAQ: ESGE · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
27.67
-0.17 (-0.61%)
Sep 30, 2022 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
-0.61%
Assets $3.75B
NAV $27.67
Expense Ratio 0.25%
PE Ratio 11.29
Shares Out 135.70M
Dividend (ttm) $1.11
Dividend Yield 4.00%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 9, 2022
1-Year Return -32.48%
Volume 1,665,974
Open 27.81
Previous Close 27.84
Day's Range 27.67 - 28.02
52-Week Low 27.63
52-Week High 43.44
Beta 0.75
Holdings 370
Inception Date Jun 28, 2016

About ESGE

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Emerging Markets 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 index is an optimized equity index designed to reflect the equity performance of companies that have favorable ESG characteristics, while exhibiting risk and return characteristics similar to those of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (the parent index).

Asset Class Equity
Sector Emerging Markets
Region Emerging-Broad
Issuer BlackRock iShares
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol ESGE
Index Tracked MSCI Emerging Markets ESG Focus Index

Top 10 Holdings

23.79% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING 2330.TW 6.68%
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 700.HK 3.80%
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS LTD 005930.KS 3.34%
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTD 9988.HK 2.65%
MEITUAN 3690.HK 1.89%
RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LTD RELIANCE.NS 1.39%
CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORP H 939.HK 1.15%
INFOSYS LTD INFY.NS 1.03%
ICICI BANK LTD ICICIBANK.NS 0.95%
QATAR NATIONAL BANK QNBK.QA 0.91%
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Dividends

Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
Jun 9, 2022 $0.27617 Jun 15, 2022
Dec 13, 2021 $0.83063 Dec 17, 2021
Jun 10, 2021 $0.22558 Jun 16, 2021
Dec 14, 2020 $0.33895 Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020 $0.21139 Jun 19, 2020
Full Dividend History

News

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