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iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF

ESGU - Snapshot

Vitals

  • YTD Return 3.0%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Return 15.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Return N/A
  • Net Assets $13.4 B
  • Holdings in Top 10 25.9%

52 WEEK LOW AND HIGH

$86.65
$49.98
$87.86

Expenses

OPERATING RELATED FEES

  • Expense Ratio 0.15%

SALES FEES

  • Front Load N/A
  • Deferred Load N/A

BROKERAGE FEES

  • Turnover 38.00%

TRADING FEES

  • Max Redemption Fee N/A

Min Investment

  • Standard (Taxable) N/A
  • IRA N/A

Fund Classification


Compare ESGU to Popular U.S. Large-Cap Blend Equity Funds and ETFs

Overview

Income Profile

Income Risk

Returns Profile

Allocations

Expenses

About

$201.37

+1.26%

$1.08 T

1.05%

$2.10

3.46%

-

$96.75

+0.87%

$1.08 T

-

$0.00

2.15%

-

$352.83

+1.36%

$637.05 B

1.52%

$5.30

2.66%

-

$350.78

+0.82%

$637.05 B

-

$0.00

1.21%

-

$378.65

+0.79%

$329.02 B

1.51%

$5.68

2.68%

-

ESGU - Profile

Distributions

  • YTD Total Return 1.6%
  • 3 Yr Annualized Total Return 15.8%
  • 5 Yr Annualized Total Return N/A
  • Capital Gain Distribution Frequency N/A
  • Net Income Ratio 1.76%
DIVIDENDS
  • Dividend Yield 0.9%
  • Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually

Fund Details

  • Legal Name
    iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA ETF
  • Fund Family Name
    iShares
  • Inception Date
    Dec 01, 2016
  • Shares Outstanding
    155600000
  • Share Class
    N/A
  • Currency
    USD
  • Domiciled Country
    United States
  • Manager
    Alan Mason

Fund Description

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").


ESGU - Performance

Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ESGU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 3.0% -26.8% 10.1% 19.39%
1 Yr 22.5% -15.8% 53.4% 9.11%
3 Yr 15.8%* -14.5% 20.6% 6.34%
5 Yr N/A* -3.2% 20.9% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -0.4% 15.3% N/A

* Annualized

Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ESGU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 20.6% -40.9% 2181.7% 5.53%
2019 29.8% -22.7% 41.1% 8.58%
2018 -5.8% -100.0% 17.1% 6.87%
2017 18.7% -100.0% 33.2% 21.93%
2016 N/A -44.8% 25.0% N/A

Total Return Ranking - Trailing

Period ESGU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
YTD 1.6% -26.8% 10.1% 49.40%
1 Yr 22.5% -15.8% 53.4% 7.64%
3 Yr 15.8%* -14.5% 20.6% 5.76%
5 Yr N/A* -3.2% 20.9% N/A
10 Yr N/A* -0.4% 15.3% N/A

* Annualized

Total Return Ranking - Calendar

Period ESGU Return Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
2020 20.6% -40.9% 2181.7% 5.53%
2019 29.8% -21.6% 41.1% 8.58%
2018 -5.8% -100.0% 17.1% 26.22%
2017 18.7% -100.0% 33.2% 59.84%
2016 N/A -16.4% 26.8% N/A

ESGU - Holdings

Concentration Analysis

ESGU Category Low Category High ESGU % Rank
Net Assets 13.4 B 25 1.08 T 9.06%
Number of Holdings 348 1 3634 23.56%
Net Assets in Top 10 3.47 B -190 M 240 B 11.11%
Weighting of Top 10 25.85% 2.2% 100.0% 77.07%

Top 10 Holdings

  1. Apple Inc 6.69%
  2. Microsoft Corp 4.98%
  3. Amazon.com Inc 4.09%
  4. Alphabet Inc A 2.05%
  5. Facebook Inc A 1.90%
  6. Tesla Inc 1.59%
  7. Tesla Inc 1.22%
  8. Tesla Inc 1.22%
  9. Tesla Inc 1.22%
  10. Tesla Inc 1.22%

Asset Allocation

Weighting Return Low Return High ESGU % Rank
Stocks
99.74% 0.00% 154.35% 26.71%
Cash
0.25% -81.74% 100.00% 70.62%
Preferred Stocks
0.00% 0.00% 13.76% 84.54%
Other
0.00% -17.16% 100.00% 83.67%
Convertible Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 11.85% 83.80%
Bonds
0.00% 0.00% 92.93% 84.54%

Stock Sector Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ESGU % Rank
Technology
25.46% 0.00% 50.13% 23.90%
Healthcare
13.63% 0.00% 52.58% 56.53%
Financial Services
13.04% 0.00% 47.23% 63.71%
Consumer Cyclical
12.23% 0.00% 71.06% 38.46%
Communication Services
10.55% 0.00% 31.39% 49.70%
Industrials
9.20% 0.00% 29.74% 49.97%
Consumer Defense
6.29% 0.00% 42.01% 75.42%
Real Estate
2.79% 0.00% 20.42% 33.45%
Utilities
2.55% 0.00% 16.01% 53.83%
Energy
2.16% 0.00% 20.51% 44.01%
Basic Materials
2.10% 0.00% 26.44% 68.31%

Stock Geographic Breakdown

Weighting Return Low Return High ESGU % Rank
US
98.20% 0.00% 152.83% 30.92%
Non US
1.54% 0.00% 61.48% 51.81%

ESGU - Expenses

Operational Fees

ESGU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Expense Ratio 0.15% 0.01% 20.53% 93.00%
Management Fee 0.15% 0.00% 2.00% 13.53%
12b-1 Fee N/A 0.00% 1.00% N/A
Administrative Fee N/A 0.00% 0.95% N/A

Sales Fees

ESGU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Front Load N/A 1.00% 5.75% N/A
Deferred Load N/A 0.95% 5.00% N/A

Trading Fees

ESGU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Max Redemption Fee N/A 0.25% 2.00% N/A

Related Fees

Turnover provides investors a proxy for the trading fees incurred by mutual fund managers who frequently adjust position allocations. Higher turnover means higher trading fees.

ESGU Fees (% of AUM) Category Return Low Category Return High Rank in Category (%)
Turnover 38.00% 0.00% 451.00% 54.42%

ESGU - Distributions

Dividend Yield Analysis

ESGU Category Low Category High ESGU % Rank
Dividend Yield 0.91% 0.00% 14.72% 4.65%

Dividend Distribution Analysis

ESGU Category Low Category High Category Mod
Dividend Distribution Frequency Annually Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Net Income Ratio Analysis

ESGU Category Low Category High ESGU % Rank
Net Income Ratio 1.76% -3.04% 16.95% 18.25%

Capital Gain Distribution Analysis

ESGU Category Low Category High Capital Mode
Capital Gain Distribution Frequency Annually Semi-Annually Annually

Dividend Payout History

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ESGU - Fund Manager Analysis

Managers

Alan Mason


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2016

4.08

4.1%

Alan Mason is a Managing Director of BlackRock Advisors, LLC since 2009. Previously, Mr. Mason was a Managing Director of Barclays Global Investors from 2008 to 2009 and a Principal from 1996 to 2008.

Greg Savage


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2016

4.08

4.1%

Greg Savage, Managing Director; has been associated with BlackRock Fund Advisors since 2009. Mr. Savage has been a senior portfolio manager for BFA and BTC since 2009. Prior to his employment with BFA and BTC, Mr. Savage was a senior portfolio manager from 2006 to 2009 for BGFA and BGI and a portfolio manager from 2001 to 2006 for BGFA and BGI.

Jennifer Hsui


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 01, 2016

4.08

4.1%

Jennifer Hsui has been employed by BlackRock Fund Advisors as a senior portfolio manager since 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Hsui was a portfolio manager from 2006 to 2007 for BGFA. She was a research analyst for RBC Capital Markets from 2003 to 2006.

Amy Whitelaw


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 28, 2018

2.01

2.0%

Amy Whitelaw is Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2013 and was Director of the firm from 2009 to 2012. Ms. Whitelaw's service with the firm dates back to 1998, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Ms. Whitelaw served as Principal of BGI from 2000 to 2009. Previously Ms. Whitelaw worked in the Transition Services group as a transition manager and strategist, and was also an international equity trader on BGI’s trading desk.

Rachel Aguirre


Start Date

Tenure

Tenure Rank

Dec 28, 2018

2.01

2.0%

Rachel Aguirre is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2018. Rachel Aguirre has been with BlackRock since 2006, including her years with Barclays Global Investors (“BGI”), which merged with BlackRock in 2009.Ms. Aguirre was previously a Director of BlackRock, Inc. from 2012 to 2017, Vice President of BlackRock, Inc. from 2009 to 2011 and Principal and Portfolio Manager of Barclays Global Investors from 2005 to 2009.

Tenure Analysis

Category Low Category High Category Average Category Mode
0.01 42.02 6.33 1.0