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ESGE - iShares MSCI EM ESG Optimized ETF

Stock Price: $43.69 USD -0.31 (-0.70%)
Updated Apr 20, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $7.29B
NAV $43.99
Expense Ratio 0.25%
PE Ratio 18.99
Beta (5Y) 0.83
Dividend (ttm) $0.55
Dividend Yield 1.25%
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 14, 2020
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 20
Last Price $43.69
Previous Close $44.00
Change ($) -0.31
Change (%) -0.70%
Day's Open 43.97
Day's Range 43.55 - 44.02
Day's Volume 1,633,138
52-Week Range 27.63 - 47.37

Fund Description

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
Inception Date
Jun 28, 2016
Exchange
NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol
ESGE
Index Tracked
MSCI Emerging Markets ESG Focus Index

Top 10 Holdings

29.94% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd2330.TW7.04%
Tencent Holdings Ltd700.HK5.84%
Alibaba GroupBABA5.16%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd005930.KS4.35%
Meituan3690.HK1.98%
Naspers Ltd Class NNPN.JO1.41%
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H2318.HK1.29%
China Construction Bank Corp Class H939.HK1.06%
Infosys LtdINFY.NS0.91%
Housing Development Finance Corp LtdHDFC.NS0.90%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Dec 14, 2020$0.339Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.211Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$0.671287Dec 20, 2019
Jun 17, 2019$0.2604Jun 21, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$0.422403Dec 24, 2018
Jun 19, 2018$0.2478Jun 25, 2018
Full Dividend History

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