iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: ESMLsocially responsible
Gender equality score
Gender equality score

25
/ 100 points
Overall score
Average Equileap Gender Equality Score of fund holdings, weighted by market value
Peer rank
Group ranking

F
19.3
percentile

Universe: Groups

Group: U.S. Equity Fund

Ranking: 1,914 out of 2,371 funds


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Gender balance in leadership and workforce
Gender balance in leadership and workforce
12/40
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Equal compensation and work life balance
Equal compensation and work life balance
1/30
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Policies promoting gender equality
Policies promoting gender equality
12/20
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Commitment, transparency, and accountability
Commitment, transparency, and accountability
0/10
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Top scoring holdings
Top scoring holdings
The top 10 holdings in this portfolio with the best scores on the Equileap Gender Scorecard. In the case of ties, the holding with more assets invested is listed higher.
  • 1. Deckers Outdoor Corp
    0.22% of assets
    $793,870 invested
  • 2. Macy's Inc
    0.07% of assets
    $242,263 invested
  • 3. Caesars Entertainment Inc
    0.19% of assets
    $689,198 invested
  • 4. Gap Inc
    0.17% of assets
    $610,806 invested
  • 5. PVH Corp
    0.15% of assets
    $560,165 invested
  • 6. Tegna Inc
    0.08% of assets
    $296,699 invested
  • 7. California Water Service Group
    0.06% of assets
    $231,642 invested
  • 8. Janus Henderson Group PLC
    0.25% of assets
    $924,796 invested
  • 9. HubSpot Inc
    0.41% of assets
    $1.52M invested
  • 10. TechnipFMC PLC
    0.15% of assets
    $551,320 invested
Bottom scoring holdings
Bottom scoring holdings
The bottom 10 holdings in this portfolio with the worst scores on the Equileap Gender Scorecard. In the case of ties, the holding with more assets invested is listed higher.
  • 1. United Bankshares Inc
    0.06% of assets
    $234,397 invested
  • 2. Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc
    0.05% of assets
    $179,528 invested
  • 3. TCF Financial Corp
    0.16% of assets
    $572,786 invested
  • 4. Interactive Brokers Group Inc
    0.1% of assets
    $349,720 invested
  • 5. New Residential Investment Corp
    0.08% of assets
    $303,965 invested
  • 6. Texas Pacific Land Trust
    0.08% of assets
    $276,001 invested
  • 7. Chemed Corp
    0.2% of assets
    $739,467 invested
  • 8. Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc
    0.13% of assets
    $481,426 invested
  • 9. Servisfirst Bancshares Inc
    0.11% of assets
    $418,616 invested
  • 10. Neogen Corp
    0.09% of assets
    $327,431 invested
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Financial performance
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Gender Equality and Returns
Returns chart for iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
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The figure above charts annualized returns and Gender Equality Fund grades. The orange marker represents this fund. The purple marker (if present) represents an assigned benchmark. Blue dots represent funds in the same Morningstar category as this fund. Dark gray dots represent funds in the same grading group as this fund. Returns are for the most recent available for this fund of 1, 3, 5, or 10 year annualized returns. The higher a fund is marked on the Y axis, the better its returns for the specified time period. The higher a fund is marked on the X axis, the better its Gender Equality Funds group ranking. Read more on the How it Works page.
Benchmarking tool
Current fund
ESML
iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Small Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 1-yr returns 
16% less  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
20 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
11 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
4 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
4 / 20 points lower
Same commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
0 / 10 points 
Current fund
ESML
iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Small Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 1-yr returns 
16% less  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
20 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
11 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
4 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
4 / 20 points lower
Same commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
0 / 10 points 
Current fund
ESML
iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Small Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 8/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 1-yr returns 
16% less  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
20 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
11 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
4 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
4 / 20 points lower
Same commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
0 / 10 points 
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Gender-lens analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Overall gender equality score
This fund
ESML - iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
5.57%
/
/
/
25  / 100 points
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
22%
14%
14%
15%
45  / 100 points
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-16.33%
/
/
/
20  / 100 points lower
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