iShares MSCI EAFE ETF

Shareclass
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA)
Type
Exchange-traded fund
Deforestation grade: Fund is invested in deforestation-risk agricultural commodity producer/traders, above the threshold of 1.5%. Assigned a grade of F.
How we track deforestation-risk investments
F
19.66%
INVESTED IN DEFORESTATION-RISK COMPANIES
producers
AGRIBUSINESS
deforestation-risk producers and traders of palm oil, paper/pulp, rubber, timber, cattle, and soy
banks
BANKS AND LENDERS
that finance deforestation-risk agribusiness producers via lending and underwriting
consumers
MAJOR CONSUMER BRANDS
that use deforestation-risk agribusiness commodities in products
81
holdings flagged
20%
of assets flagged
This fund contains
 $10.57 BILLION invested 
in holdings flagged for deforestation risk
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producers
Commodity producers
13 holdings
1.74% of assets
$937.93 MILLION invested
banks
Banks and lenders
20 holdings
7% of assets
$3.77 BILLION invested
consumers
Major consumer brands
53 holdings
12% of assets
$6.23 BILLION invested
Commodity producers
Commodity producers
13 HOLDINGS
Companies that produce and trade palm oil, paper/pulp, rubber, timber, cattle, and soy, and have a past record or a significant risk of contributing to deforestation, land grabbing, and human rights abuses. Investing in any of these companies assigns a fund a grade of C if total producer exposure is below the threshold of 0.5%; a grade of D if below 1.5%; and a grade of F if above 1.5%.
13 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Mitsubishi Corp
    Palm oil producer
    0.42%0.42% of portfolio
    $229.05M$229.05M invested
    Palm oil producer
  • 2. Glencore PLC
    Soy producerPalm oil producer
    0.37%0.37% of portfolio
    $201.18M$201.18M invested
    Soy producerPalm oil producer
  • 3. ITOCHU Corp
    Timber producerRubber producerPaper/pulp producerPalm oil producer
    0.32%0.32% of portfolio
    $171.72M$171.72M invested
    Timber producerRubber producerPaper/pulp producerPalm oil producer
  • 4. Marubeni Corp
    Timber producerRubber producerPaper/pulp producer
    0.16%0.16% of portfolio
    $87.71M$87.71M invested
    Timber producerRubber producerPaper/pulp producer
  • 5. UPM-Kymmene Oyj
    Timber producerPaper/pulp producer
    0.12%0.12% of portfolio
    $64.22M$64.22M invested
    Timber producerPaper/pulp producer
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Banks and lenders
Banks and lenders
20 HOLDINGS
Financial institutions directly and indirectly involved in underwriting and lending to deforestation-risk producers and traders. Investing in any of these companies assigns a fund a grade of B (assuming there are no investments in producers).
20 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. HSBC Holdings PLC
    0.99%0.99% of portfolio
    $534.28M$534.28M invested
  • 2. Commonwealth Bank of Australia
    0.77%0.77% of portfolio
    $414.75M$414.75M invested
  • 3. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc
    0.68%0.68% of portfolio
    $365.12M$365.12M invested
  • 4. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc
    0.48%0.48% of portfolio
    $257.57M$257.57M invested
  • 5. BNP Paribas Act. Cat.A
    0.45%0.45% of portfolio
    $240.23M$240.23M invested
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Major consumer brands
Major consumer brands
53 HOLDINGS
Consumer goods retailers that source palm oil, paper/pulp, rubber, timber, cattle, and soy from deforestation-risk producers and traders and sell it to consumers worldwide. Investing in any of these companies assigns a fund a grade of B (assuming there are no investments in producers).
53 HOLDINGS
  • % of portfolio
    $ invested
  • 1. Nestle SA
    Soy major consumer brandCattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    1.63%1.63% of portfolio
    $878.87M$878.87M invested
    Soy major consumer brandCattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 2. Shell PLC
    Soy major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    1.36%1.36% of portfolio
    $732.15M$732.15M invested
    Soy major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 3. Lvmh Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE
    Cattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    1.29%1.29% of portfolio
    $694.7M$694.7M invested
    Cattle major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 4. Unilever PLC
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.79%0.79% of portfolio
    $428.1M$428.1M invested
    Soy major consumer brandPaper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
  • 5. L'Oreal SA
    Paper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
    0.68%0.68% of portfolio
    $366.58M$366.58M invested
    Paper/pulp major consumer brandPalm oil major consumer brand
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DATA AS OF 30 May 2024
Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on EFA at Morningstar.com
Current fund
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 5/31/24
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
0.67% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.24% more invested
More invested in banks and lenders 
1.91% more invested
More invested in major consumer brands 
3.58% more invested
Current fund
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 5/31/24
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
0.67% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.24% more invested
More invested in banks and lenders 
1.91% more invested
More invested in major consumer brands 
3.58% more invested
Current fund
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 5/31/24
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
0.67% more in annualized returns
More invested in commodity producers 
0.24% more invested
More invested in banks and lenders 
1.91% more invested
More invested in major consumer brands 
3.58% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Deforestation analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Commodity producers
This fund
EFA - iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
19%
3.18%
8.18%
4.64%
1.74% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
17%
0.34%
6.74%
3.96%
1.5% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
1.94%
2.84%
1.45%
0.67%
0.24%  higher
Find more financial data on EFA at Morningstar.com
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