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iShares MSCI EM ESG Optimized ETF (ESGE)

NASDAQ: ESGE · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
40.09 -1.26 (-3.05%)
Nov 26, 2021 1:00 PM EST - Market closed
Assets$6.75B
NAV$41.37
Expense Ratio0.25%
PE Ratio19.40
Shares Out163.30M
Dividend (ttm)$0.56
Dividend Yield1.37%
Ex-Dividend DateJun 10, 2021
1-Year Return-0.99%
Volume1,382,184
Open42.00
Previous Close41.35
Day's Range39.83 - 40.31
52-Week Low39.47
52-Week High39.47
Beta0.80
Holdings369
Inception DateJun 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 ClassEquity
SectorEmerging Markets
RegionEmerging-Broad
IssuerBlackRock iShares
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolESGE
Index TrackedMSCI Emerging Markets ESG Focus Index

Top 10 Holdings

26.02% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING2330.TW7.32%
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD700.HK4.45%
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS LTD005930.KS3.89%
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LTDN/A3.23%
MEITUAN3690.HK2.06%
INFOSYS LTDINFY.NS1.05%
HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORHDFC.NS1.04%
CATHAY FINANCIAL HOLDING LTD2882.TW1.03%
NAVER CORP035420.KS1.03%
CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORP HN/A0.91%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Jun 10, 2021$0.22558Jun 16, 2021
Dec 14, 2020$0.33895Dec 18, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.21139Jun 19, 2020
Dec 16, 2019$0.67129Dec 20, 2019
Jun 17, 2019$0.2604Jun 21, 2019
Dec 18, 2018$0.4224Dec 24, 2018
Full Dividend History

News

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