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ETF Introduction: EFA — iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
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Description to the MSCI EAFE Index Fund, traded under ticker symbol EFA: This ETF is a fund, created in August 2001, that corresponds to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of equities traded in the Australasia, European and Far Eastern markets, as measured by the MSCI EAFE Index. The underlying index measures international equity performance. It includes twenty one MSCI country indices, representing the developed markets outside of North America, including Europe, Australasia and the Far East. MSCI aims to include 85% of its international indices of the free float-adjusted market capitalization in each industry group, within each country.

Fund Name:
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Issuer:
iShares
Total Net Assets:
$61,892,937,787
Inception:
08/14/2001
Related Index:
MSCI EAFE Index
ETF Category: 
Global
Expense Ratio: 
0.31% 
Net Asset Value: 
$68.31  
Recent NAV Premium: 
0.00% 
NAV Symbol: 
EFA.NV  
Number of Holdings: 
931  
Annualized Yield: 
3.10%  
Annualized Distribution: 
2.116  
EFA Dividend History » 
Stock Weight Amount
Nestle SA 2.19% $1
Roche Holding Par AG 1.45% $894
Novartis AG 1.32% $814
Toyota Motor 1.13% $701
Hsbc Holdings Plc 1.05% $649
List of all 953 stocks held by EFA »
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Buy (3.17 out of 4)
77th percentile
(ranked higher than approx. 77% of all etfs covered)
Based on data provided by Zacks Investment Research via Quandl.com
ETF Assets
IVV   $196,379,210,399
IEFA   $70,036,633,742
AGG   $66,032,578,947
IEMG   $57,136,814,587
IJH   $51,523,319,666
List of all 350 others »
Shares Short 53,410,000
Chg. from Last Month -390,000
Shares Outstanding 906,000,000
% of Shares Short 5.90%
Days to Cover 2.8
Based on third party short interest data.

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