iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund Company Profile (NYSE:EFA)

About iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA)

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund logoiShares MSCI EAFE ETF, formerly iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund's investment objective is to seek investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of its underlying index, MSCI EAFE Index (the Index). The Index has been developed by MSCI Inc. as an equity benchmark for its international stock performance. The Index includes stocks from Europe, Australasia and the Far East. The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile similar to the Index. Due to the use of representative sampling, the Fund may or may not hold all of the securities that are included in the Index. The Fund's investment advisor is BlackRock Fund Advisors.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Financials
  • Industry: Exchange Traded Funds
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:EFA
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: us.ishares.com
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $67.03
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $65.05
  • 52 Week Range: $56.10 - $68.49
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 307.75%
  • Return on Equity: 13.23%
  • Return on Assets: 13.15%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 16.50 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA)

What is iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund's stock symbol?

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EFA."

How often does iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund?

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund declared a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, June 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 22nd will be paid a dividend of $1.0617 per share on Monday, June 26th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.26%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 20th. This is an increase from iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund's previous semiannual dividend of $0.60. View iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund?

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund saw a decline in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 28,085,827 shares, a decline of 21.6% from the August 15th total of 35,816,360 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 14,096,892 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.0 days.

Who are some of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund's key competitors?

Who are iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund's key executives?

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michael Arthur Latham, President, Trustee
  • Jack Gee, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Scott F. Radell, Executive Vice President
  • Amy Schioldager, Executive Vice President
  • Edward B. Baer, Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
  • Ira P. Shapiro, Vice President
  • Eilleen M. Clavere, Secretary
  • Cecilia H. Herbert, Independent Trustee
  • Charles A. Hurty, Independent Trustee
  • Robert S. Kapito, Trustee

Who owns iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund stock?

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.00%), BlackRock Inc. (0.00%), Northern Trust Corp (0.00%), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (0.00%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.00%) and FMR LLC (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund.

Who sold iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund stock? Who is selling iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund stock?

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Captrust Financial Advisors, Sage Advisory Services Ltd.Co., Quantitative Investment Management LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Aspiriant LLC, American Century Companies Inc., VCU Investment Management Co and Tower Research Capital LLC TRC. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund.

Who bought iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund stock? Who is buying iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund stock?

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., TIAA FSB, Harbour Capital Advisors LLC, Barings LLC, FMR LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D and Public Sector Pension investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund.

How do I buy iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund stock?

Shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund's stock price today?

One share of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $68.47.


MarketBeat Community Rating for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE EFA)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  13 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  19 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  32
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA)
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Earnings

Earnings History for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA)
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Estimates

Earnings Estimates for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.80 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA)
Most Recent Dividend:6/26/2017
Annual Dividend:$2.12
Dividend Yield:3.10%
Dividend Growth:1.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:55.79% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA)

Dividend History by Quarter for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE EFA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/20/2017semiannual$1.063.26%6/20/20176/22/20176/26/2017
12/21/2016semiannual$0.602.07%12/21/201612/23/201612/28/2016
6/25/2015semiannual$1.113.38%6/25/20156/29/20157/1/2015
12/17/2014semiannual$0.591.93%12/17/201412/19/201412/24/2014
6/25/2014semiannual$1.684.91%6/25/20146/27/20147/2/2014
12/18/2013semiannual$0.551.71%12/18/201312/20/201312/30/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA)
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