NASDAQ: ESGU · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.21 (-0.22%)
Sep 22, 2023, 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $12.52B
Expense Ratio 0.15%
PE Ratio 21.82
Shares Out n/a
Dividend (ttm) $1.51
Dividend Yield 1.60%
Ex-Dividend Date Jun 7, 2023
Payout Ratio 34.80%
1-Year Return +13.66%
Volume 10
Open 95.33
Previous Close 95.08
Day's Range 94.81 - 95.73
52-Week Low 77.28
52-Week High 101.28
Beta n/a
Holdings 302
Inception Date Dec 1, 2016

About ESGU

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The iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF (ESGU) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI USA Extended ESG Focus index. The fund tracks an index composed of US companies that are selected and weighted for positive environmental, social and governance characteristics. ESGU was launched on Dec 1, 2016 and is issued by BlackRock.

Asset Class Equity
Category Large Blend
Region North America
Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol ESGU
Issuer BlackRock
Index Tracked MSCI USA Extended ESG Focus Index

Top 10 Holdings

28.68% of assets
Name Symbol Weight
Apple Inc. AAPL 6.98%
Microsoft Corporation MSFT 6.06%, Inc. AMZN 3.10%
NVIDIA Corporation NVDA 2.79%
Alphabet Inc. GOOG 2.58%
Tesla, Inc. TSLA 1.84%
Meta Platforms, Inc. META 1.58%
UnitedHealth Group Incorporated UNH 1.37%
Eli Lilly and Company LLY 1.24%
Alphabet Inc. GOOGL 1.13%
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Ex-Dividend Amount Pay Date
2023-06-07 $0.29808 2023-06-13
2023-03-23 $0.46957 2023-03-29
2022-12-13 $0.35042 2022-12-19
2022-09-26 $0.39479 2022-09-30
2022-06-09 $0.27594 2022-06-15
2022-03-24 $0.32162 2022-03-30
Full Dividend History


ETF Prime: Todd Rosenbluth Looks Back on First Half's Top ETFs

On this episode of ETF Prime, VettaFi's Todd Rosenbluth reviewed the top five ETFs by flows in the first half of 2023 with host Nate Geraci. Darren Schuringa of ASYMmetric ETFs talked about the firm's...

3 months ago - ETF Trends

ESG ETFs Are Highly Liquid

This week, the iShares Climate Conscious & Transition MSCI USA ETF (USCL), a newly launched ESG ETF, saw strong net inflows from Ilmarinen, a Finnish insurance company. At the same time, an older ESG ...

3 months ago - ETF Trends

VettaFi Voices: Active or Passive Management for ESG ETFs?

This week, the VettaFi Voices addressed the topic of whether investors should use active or passive management for their ESG investing.

4 months ago - ETF Trends

ETF Edge: SEC hearing on ESG and crypto

CNBC's Bob Pisani with Vettafi's Dave Nadig and DWS Group's Arne Noack, join 'Halftime Report' to discuss climate control and cryptocurrency ahead of the SEC hearings.

5 months ago - CNBC Television

ESGU Outflow May Reflect Rise of the Quality Factor

iShares' QUAL fund may appeal to investors as banking risks linger.

6 months ago - ETFcom

ESG Funds Could Face 'Tons of Closures'

The label is spooking issuers and has investors running for the hills.

6 months ago - ETFcom

Equities ETFs Tumble, Real Estate ETFs Flow Back Up

Tried to buy a house lately? You wouldn't be the only one – despite buyers waving goodbye to 3% and even 4% mortgage rates that were available over the last three years or so, pending home sales have ...

6 months ago - ETF Trends

Todd Rosenbluth Talks Ultra-Short ETFs, Active Management, and ESG on Bloomberg's “ETF IQ”

In the latest episode of “Bloomberg's ETF IQ,” Bloomberg's Matt Miller, Katie Greifeld, and Eric Balchunas spoke with VettaFi's head of research Todd Rosenbluth, and BNY Mellon Investment Management's...

6 months ago - ETF Trends

A Shift to Quality Is Not a Political Statement on ESG but the Market

Sometimes the facts can get in the way of an ETF narrative. I think that's what is occurring with the recent outflows to the iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF (ESGU).

Other symbols: QUAL
6 months ago - ETF Trends

BlackRock's Fink Reframes ESG in Annual Letter

The top ETF issuer's CEO address steers clear of ESG terminology, but the firm isn't giving up on sustainable investing.

Other symbols: AGGLQDVTI
6 months ago - ETFcom

ESG Investing's Benefits, Baggage

Socially responsible ETFs like ESGU may benefit with more government spending.

7 months ago - ETFcom

ESG ETFs Buffeted by Volatile Politics and Markets

Sustainable funds in the U.S. shed $6.2 billion in the last quarter of 2022.

8 months ago - ETFcom

$1T of Inflows? Sumit's 2023 ETF Predictions Senior Analyst Sumit Roy offers 4 bold predictions for 2023.

Other symbols: ARKKDRLL
9 months ago - ETFcom

The Great ESG Debate: What Does the Future Have in Store?

In a panel discussion called The Great ESG Debate: What Does the Future Have in Store? ETF Store President Nate Geraci spoke along with State Street's Michael Andeberhan and Purview's Linda Zhang, wit...

Other symbols: EFIV
10 months ago - ETF Trends

Florida to Divest $2B From BlackRock Over ESG

The move comes amid mounting criticism from the GOP.

10 months ago - ETFcom

ESG's Underperformance So Far This Year

ESG ETFs have lagged conventional funds year to date.

10 months ago - ETFcom

3 Takeaways From October ETF Flows

October saw ETF flows brighten for previously beleaguered U.S. equities and fixed income ETFs with stronger inflows, while commodities and inverse ETFs saw significant outflows. While this week's 75 b...

11 months ago - ETF Trends

Demand for ESG Funds Tops Supply: PwC

U.S., European managers plan to increase their sustainable investments, a survey finds.

1 year ago - ETFcom

ESG Filings Stand Out Over Past Month

Despite the backlash against the environmental, social, governance concept, more funds are in the works.

Other symbols: COWZ
1 year ago - ETFcom

ETF Edge: Rosenbluth Dives Deep on ESG Controversy

 Todd Rosenbluth, head of research at VettaFi, appeared on ETF Edge to discuss ESG investing along with DWS's Arne Noack, S&P Global's Mona Naqvi, and host Bob Pisani.

Other symbols: CATHSNPESUSA
1 year ago - ETF Trends

I welcome the scrutiny of ESG investing, says Capricorn's Michaela Edwards

Michaela Edwards, Capricorn Investment Group partner, joins 'Closing Bell' to discuss ESG investing and the outflow of funds from the sector in the last few months.

Other symbols: ESGV
1 year ago - CNBC Television

Zeroing In On Gun Stock Exposure In ETFs

Stocks of gun-makers are found primarily in small cap ETFs.

1 year ago - ETFcom

They may be attracting big money, but these ETFs may not be as eco-friendly as you think

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ETFs lack clarity, so investors don't always know where their money is going, S&P Global's Mona Naqvi warns.

Other symbols: EFIVSUSAUSSG
1 year ago - CNBC

7 Megatrend Stock ETFs With Massive Potential

In 2022, the U.S. equities market got off to its worst start to a year since the dark days of the financial crisis, with many areas of the market, including stocks and stock exchange-traded funds (ETF...

1 year ago - Kiplinger

Sustainable investing is mostly marketing and PR: Former BlackRock exec

Tariq Fancy, former Blackrock CIO, joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss Larry Fink's recent comments and how sustainable investing has unfolded in recent years.tan

1 year ago - CNBC Television