iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF (EFAV)

Data as of Apr 17
 +0.12 / +0.19%
Today’s Change
Today|||52-Week Range

Investment Objective

The investment seeks the investment results of an index composed of developed market equities that, in the aggregate, have lower volatility characteristics relative to the broader developed equity markets, excluding the U.S. and Canada. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility (USD) Index (the "underlying index"), which has been developed by MSCI Inc. ("MSCI") to measure the performance of international equity securities that in aggregate have lower volatility. It is non-diversified.

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1 month+2.55% 3 years--
3 months+2.90% 5 years--
1 year+7.79% Since inception+12.08%
Data through 04/18/2014

Quote Details

Previous close$62.87
Open day’s range62.79 – 63.21
Net asset value (NAV)62.80 (04/17/2014)
Daily volume99,939
Average volume (3 months)130,388
Data as of 3:59pm ET, 04/17/2014

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign large value ETFs

Performance 5-yr return--+16.75%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.34%0.45%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.86
Net assets$1.1B$520.0M
Average market cap$23.9B$35.4B
Average P/E16.313.0
Dividend / Share--0.46%


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Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- AstraZeneca PLC1.80%
-- Swisscom AG1.75%
-- SSE PLC1.60%
-- National Grid PLC1.60%
-- Novartis AG1.59%
-- Roche Holding AG1.59%
-- Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC1.55%
-- Nestle SA1.51%
-- GlaxoSmithKline PLC1.49%
-- Hang Seng Bank Ltd.1.45%

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