iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF (EFAV)

64.33
Data as of Jan 26
 +0.58 / +0.91%
Today’s Change
58.65
Today|||52-Week Range
66.89
+4.26%
Year-to-Date

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 the aggregate have lower volatility.

No recent news for iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF.

Performance

1 month+2.17% 3 years+11.78%
3 months+4.30% 5 years--
1 year+6.72% Since inception+10.68%
Data through 01/23/2015

Quote Details

Previous close$63.75
Open day’s range-- – --
Net asset value (NAV)63.55 (01/22/2015)
Daily volume545,704
Average volume (3 months)233,694
Data as of 01/26/2015

Peer Comparisonvs. Foreign large blend ETFs

 EFAVCategory
Performance 5-yr return--+5.21%
Expense Gross exp ratio0.33%0.45%
Risk 5 year sharpe ratio--0.39
Net assets$1.4B$3.9B
Average market cap$22.3B$34.8B
Average P/E15.815.8
Dividend / Share--0.46%

Competitors

SCHF Schwab International Equity ETF™
GWL SPDR® S&P World ex-US ETF
VEA Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets Index Fu...

Holdings

Top 5 Sectors
Portfolio weighting
Business service --
Consumer goods --
Consumer service --
Energy --
Financial service --
Top 10 Holdings
Portfolio weighting
-- Nestle SA1.50%
-- Novartis AG1.50%
-- Hang Seng Bank Ltd1.48%
-- SSE PLC1.48%
-- National Grid PLC1.47%
-- Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC1.46%
-- Compass Group PLC1.44%
-- Roche Holding AG Dividend Right Cert.1.40%
SSREY Swiss Re AG ADR1.39%
-- Telstra Corp Ltd1.34%

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