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iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF (ESGU)

NASDAQ: ESGU · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
105.00
+0.99 (0.95%)
After-hours:Oct 22, 2021 6:23 PM EDT
104.01
-0.16 (-0.15%)
At close: Oct 22, 4:00 PM
Assets$23.28B
NAV$104.18
Expense Ratio0.15%
PE Ratio33.73
Shares Out223.50M
Dividend (ttm)$1.13
Dividend Yield1.09%
Ex-Dividend DateSep 24, 2021
1-Year Return
-
Volume1,413,901
Open104.05
Previous Close104.17
Day's Range103.55 - 104.37
52-Week Low72.67
52-Week High104.37
Beta1.00
Holdings334
Inception DateDec 1, 2016

About ESGU

The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI USA Extended ESG Focus Index. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and may invest up to 10% of its assets in certain futures, options and swap contracts, cash and cash equivalents. The underlying index is optimized index designed to reflect the equity performance of U.S. companies that have favorable environmental, social and governance (ESG) characteristics (as determined by the index provider), while exhibiting risk and return characteristics similar to those of the MSCI USA Index (the parent index).

Asset ClassEquity
SectorLarge Cap
RegionNorth America
IssuerBlackRock iShares
Stock ExchangeNASDAQ
Ticker SymbolESGU
Index TrackedMSCI USA ESG Focus Index

Top 10 Holdings

26.76% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
AppleAAPL5.91%
MicrosoftMSFT5.60%
AmazonAMZN3.71%
AlphabetGOOG2.02%
AlphabetGOOGL1.98%
TeslaTSLA1.81%
FacebookFB1.80%
NVIDIANVDA1.52%
JPMorgan ChaseJPM1.27%
Home DepotHD1.13%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Sep 24, 2021$0.31853Sep 30, 2021
Jun 10, 2021$0.24846Jun 16, 2021
Mar 25, 2021$0.27208Mar 31, 2021
Dec 14, 2020$0.29208Dec 18, 2020
Sep 23, 2020$0.28253Sep 29, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.25465Jun 19, 2020
Full Dividend History

News

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