BATS:IEFA

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA) Price, Holdings, & News

$72.33
+0.76 (+1.06%)
(As of 04/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$71.74
$72.41
50-Day Range
$69.13
$74.43
52-Week Range
$56.55
$70.84
Volume
10.81 million shs
Average Volume
N/A
Market Capitalization
$112.83 billion
Assets Under Management
$112.29 billion
Dividend Yield
3.13%
Net Expense Ratio
0.07%
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About iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (BATS:IEFA)

The iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI EAFE IMI index, a market-cap-weighted index of developed-market stocks in Europe, Australasia and the Far East, and excludes North America IEFA was launched on Oct 18, 2012 and is managed by BlackRock.

IEFA Stock Price History

IEFA ETF News Headlines

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Fund Details

Issuer
iShares
Fund Name
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF
Tax Classification
Regulated Investment Company
Inception Date
10/18/2012
Fund Manager
Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Paul Whitehead
Web
N/A
Phone
N/A

Fund Focus

Asset Class
Equity
Benchmark
MSCI EAFE IMI Index
Category
Broad Equity
Focus
Strategy
Development Level
Developed Markets
Region
Developed Markets
Number of Holdings
2845

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management
$112.29 billion
Average Daily Volume
$9.19 million
Discount/Premium
0.12%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

Administrator
State Street Bank and Trust Company
Advisor
BlackRock Fund Advisors
Custodian
State Street Bank and Trust Company
Distributor
BlackRock Investments, LLC
Transfer Agent
State Street Bank and Trust Company
Trustee
N/A
Lead Market Maker
Jane Street

Options

Optionable
Optionable
Options Volume
154
Put Options
3
Call Options
151

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,560,000,000
Beta
0.82
Creation Unit
200,000
Creation Fee
$15,000.00
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iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF Expenses

TypeIEFAStrategy ETFsEquity ETFsBATS ETFsAll ETFs
Management Fee0.07%0.46%0.54%0.56%0.51%
Other Expenses0.00%0.42%0.54%0.51%0.58%
Total Expense0.07%0.61%0.70%0.68%0.70%
Fee Waiver0.00%-0.44%-0.55%-0.34%-0.57%
Net Expense0.07%0.51%0.60%0.63%0.58%

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA) Holdings & Exposure

Top 10 IEFA Holdings

  • NOVO NORDISK CLASS B
    Holding Weight: 2.10%
  • ASML HOLDING NV
    Holding Weight: 2.03%
  • NESTLE SA
    Holding Weight: 1.42%
  • TOYOTA MOTOR CORP
    Holding Weight: 1.35%
  • LVMH
    Holding Weight: 1.21%
  • SHELL PLC
    Holding Weight: 1.20%
  • ASTRAZENECA PLC
    Holding Weight: 1.10%
  • NOVARTIS AG
    Holding Weight: 0.99%
  • SAP
    Holding Weight: 0.99%
  • ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG
    Holding Weight: 0.90%

IEFA Sector Exposure

IEFA Industry Exposure

Should I Buy iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF Stock? IEFA Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF:

  • The iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF provides exposure to a diversified portfolio of developed-market stocks in Europe, Australasia, and the Far East, offering geographical diversification.
  • Investors can benefit from the potential growth opportunities in international markets that may not be available in domestic markets.
  • This ETF is based on the MSCI EAFE IMI index, a well-known market-cap-weighted index, providing a transparent and rules-based approach to investing.
  • With IEFA, investors can access a broad range of sectors and industries, spreading risk across different segments of the global economy.
  • Considering the current stock price and recent performance trends, the iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF may present a buying opportunity for investors seeking exposure to international markets.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF for these reasons:

  • Market volatility and currency fluctuations in international markets can impact the performance of the ETF, leading to potential risks for investors.
  • Political and economic uncertainties in the regions covered by the ETF may introduce additional risks that could affect returns.
  • Investors need to consider the expense ratio of the ETF, which can impact overall returns over time.
  • As with any investment in equities, there is inherent market risk involved, and investors should be prepared for fluctuations in the value of their investment.
  • While international exposure can offer diversification benefits, it also introduces exposure to regulatory and geopolitical risks that may not be present in domestic investments.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Friday, April 12, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

IEFA ETF - Frequently Asked Questions

How have IEFA shares performed in 2024?

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF's stock was trading at $70.35 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, IEFA shares have increased by 2.8% and is now trading at $72.33.
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What does IEFA invest in?

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF is a equity fund issued by iShares. IEFA focuses on strategy investments and follows the MSCI EAFE IMI Index. The fund's investments total to approximately $112.29 billion assets under management.

What is the management fee for iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF?

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF's management fee is 0.07% and has no other recorded expenses or fee waivers. The net expense ratio for IEFA is 0.07%.

What other stocks do shareholders of iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF investors own include Home Depot (HD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Pfizer (PFE), Invesco QQQ (QQQ) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF's major shareholders?

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Raymond James & Associates (1.88%), Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. (0.42%), Ballentine Partners LLC (0.38%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.27%), Grimes & Company Inc. (0.24%) and Alaska Permanent Fund Corp (0.20%).

How do I buy shares of iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF?

Shares of IEFA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (BATS:IEFA) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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