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NYSEARCA:EFA

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA) Price, Holdings, & News

$77.82
-0.18 (-0.23%)
(As of 03:52 PM ET)
Today's Range
$77.68
$77.96
50-Day Range
$73.12
$78.00
52-Week Range
$65.68
$78.03
Volume
11.32 million shs
Average Volume
14.52 million shs
Market Capitalization
$52.30 billion
Assets Under Management
$52.27 billion
Dividend Yield
2.88%
Net Expense Ratio
0.33%
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About iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)

iShares 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.

EFA Stock Price History

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Fund Details

Issuer
iShares
Fund Name
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Tax Classification
Regulated Investment Company
Current Symbol
NYSEARCA:EFA
Inception Date
8/14/2001
Fund Manager
Diane Hsiung, Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Alan Mason

Fund Focus

Asset Class
Equity
Benchmark
MSCI EAFE Index
Category
Broad Equity
Focus
Size and Style
Development Level
Developed Markets
Region
Developed Markets
Number of Holdings
799

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management
$52.27 billion
Average Daily Volume
$2.70 million
Discount/Premium
-0.06%

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
147,841
Put Options
107,515
Call Options
40,326
Short Interest
41,490,000 shs

Miscellaneous

Beta
0.88
Creation Unit
600,000
Creation Fee
$15,000.00
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iShares MSCI EAFE ETF Expenses

TypeEFASize and Style ETFsEquity ETFsNYSEARCA ETFsAll ETFs
Management Fee0.32%0.46%0.54%0.50%0.51%
Other Expenses0.00%0.69%0.55%0.64%0.58%
Total Expense0.33%0.63%0.70%0.74%0.70%
Fee Waiver0.00%-0.69%-0.55%-0.69%-0.57%
Net Expense0.33%0.49%0.60%0.57%0.58%

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA) Holdings & Exposure

Top 10 EFA Holdings

  • NESTLE SA
    Holding Weight: 2.15%
  • ASML HOLDING NV
    Holding Weight: 1.77%
  • NOVO NORDISK CLASS B
    Holding Weight: 1.69%
  • LVMH
    Holding Weight: 1.57%
  • ASTRAZENECA PLC
    Holding Weight: 1.39%
  • ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG
    Holding Weight: 1.38%
  • NOVARTIS AG
    Holding Weight: 1.35%
  • SHELL PLC
    Holding Weight: 1.29%
  • TOYOTA MOTOR CORP
    Holding Weight: 1.18%
  • HSBC HOLDINGS PLC
    Holding Weight: 1.03%

EFA Sector Exposure

EFA Industry Exposure

Key Executives

  • Michael Arthur Latham (Age 51)
    President, Trustee
  • Jack Gee (Age 57)
    Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Scott F. Radell (Age 48)
    Executive Vice President
  • Amy Schioldager (Age 56)
    Executive Vice President
  • Edward B. Baer (Age 45)
    Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
  • Ira P. Shapiro (Age 52)
    Vice President
  • Eilleen M. Clavere (Age 61)
    Secretary
  • Cecilia H. Herbert (Age 68)
    Independent Trustee
  • Charles A. Hurty (Age 73)
    Independent Trustee
  • Robert S. Kapito (Age 59)
    Trustee

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

These insights were generated using artificial intelligence. They are based on proprietary MarketBeat data, news articles, and custom LLM A.I. algorithms. This analysis of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF was last updated on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 4:19 PM.

Pros

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

  • iShares MSCI EAFE ETF provides exposure to developed markets outside of North America, offering diversification benefits.
  • The ETF has a low expense ratio, making it a cost-effective investment option for investors.
  • Investors can gain access to a broad range of international stocks through a single investment in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF.
  • The ETF has a strong track record of performance, delivering competitive returns to investors.
  • Current stock price: $XX.XX (as of [latest date])

Cons

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

  • The ETF is subject to market risk and volatility, which can lead to fluctuations in the value of the investment.
  • Investors may face currency risk when investing in international markets through iShares MSCI EAFE ETF.
  • Political and economic uncertainties in the regions covered by the ETF can impact its performance.
  • There may be limitations to the ETF's ability to fully replicate the performance of the underlying index due to sampling.
  • Changes in global economic conditions can affect the performance of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF.














EFA ETF - Frequently Asked Questions

How have EFA shares performed in 2024?

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF's stock was trading at $75.35 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, EFA shares have increased by 3.3% and is now trading at $77.84.
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What does EFA invest in?

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF is a equity fund issued by iShares. EFA focuses on size and style investments and follows the MSCI EAFE Index. The fund's investments total to approximately $52.27 billion assets under management.

What is the management fee for iShares MSCI EAFE ETF?

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF's management fee is 0.32% and has no other recorded expenses or fee waivers. The net expense ratio for EFA is 0.33%.

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

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other iShares MSCI EAFE ETF investors own include AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Verizon Communications (VZ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), NVIDIA (NVDA), Bank of America (BAC), Invesco QQQ (QQQ), SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) and Walmart (WMT).

Who are iShares MSCI EAFE ETF's major shareholders?

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Northern Trust Corp (3.17%), Jones Financial Companies Lllp (1.70%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.00%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (1.47%), Barclays PLC (0.00%) and Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (1.01%).

How do I buy shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF?

Shares of EFA 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 (NYSEARCA:EFA) was last updated on 3/4/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff