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ESGU - iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF

Stock Price: $95.53 USD 0.90 (0.95%)
Updated Apr 21, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Assets $16.33B
NAV $94.61
Expense Ratio 0.15%
PE Ratio 26.80
Beta (5Y) 1.01
Dividend (ttm) $1.10
Dividend Yield 1.16%
Ex-Dividend Date Mar 25, 2021
1-Year Return -
Trading Day April 21
Last Price $95.53
Previous Close $94.63
Change ($) 0.90
Change (%) 0.95%
Day's Open 94.34
Day's Range 94.34 - 95.53
Day's Volume 1,290,317
52-Week Range 60.31 - 95.98

Fund Description

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 Class
Equity
Sector
Large Cap
Region
North America
Inception Date
Dec 1, 2016
Exchange
NASDAQ
Ticker Symbol
ESGU
Index Tracked
MSCI USA ESG Focus Index

Top 10 Holdings

25.31% of assets
NameSymbolWeight
AppleAAPL5.86%
MicrosoftMSFT5.16%
AmazonAMZN3.80%
AlphabetGOOGL2.26%
FacebookFB1.92%
TeslaTSLA1.40%
AlphabetGOOG1.38%
JPMorgan ChaseJPM1.31%
Johnson & JohnsonJNJ1.11%
Home DepotHD1.11%
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Dividends

Ex-DividendAmountPay Date
Mar 25, 2021$0.27208Mar 31, 2021
Dec 14, 2020$0.2921Dec 18, 2020
Sep 23, 2020$0.283Sep 29, 2020
Jun 15, 2020$0.255Jun 19, 2020
Mar 25, 2020$0.2605Mar 31, 2020
Dec 30, 2019$0.0108Jan 6, 2020
Full Dividend History

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