iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: EFA
Gender equality score
Gender equality score

47
/ 100 points
Overall score
Average Equileap Gender Equality Score of fund holdings, weighted by market value
Peer rank
Group ranking

B
79.8
percentile

Universe: Groups

Group: International Equity Funds

Ranking: 234 out of 1,152 funds


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Gender balance in leadership and workforce
Gender balance in leadership and workforce
20/40
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Equal compensation and work life balance
Equal compensation and work life balance
10/30
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Policies promoting gender equality
Policies promoting gender equality
16/20
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Commitment, transparency, and accountability
Commitment, transparency, and accountability
1/10
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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. DNB ASA
    0.12% of assets
    $65.72M invested
  • 2. L'Oreal SA
    0.59% of assets
    $320.66M invested
  • 3. WPP PLC
    0.09% of assets
    $51.61M invested
  • 4. Diageo PLC
    0.59% of assets
    $319.66M invested
  • 5. Mirvac Group
    0.05% of assets
    $24.81M invested
  • 6. Enel SpA
    0.49% of assets
    $269.03M invested
  • 7. Kering SA
    0.32% of assets
    $173.69M invested
  • 8. Orange SA
    0.15% of assets
    $81.62M invested
  • 9. Stockland Corp Ltd
    0.05% of assets
    $26.55M invested
  • 10. National Australia Bank Ltd
    0.4% of assets
    $215.91M 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. Japan Airport Terminal Co Ltd
    0.02% of assets
    $9.74M invested
  • 2. Sundrug Co Ltd
    0.02% of assets
    $8.72M invested
  • 3. ABC-Mart Inc
    0.01% of assets
    $6.17M invested
  • 4. Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd
    0.09% of assets
    $47.22M invested
  • 5. Jardine Strategic Holdings Ltd
    0.04% of assets
    $24.22M invested
  • 6. GLP J-REIT
    0.04% of assets
    $22.37M invested
  • 7. Xinyi Glass Holdings Ltd
    0.04% of assets
    $19.64M invested
  • 8. GMO Payment Gateway Inc
    0.03% of assets
    $17.95M invested
  • 9. Hoshizaki Corp
    0.03% of assets
    $15M invested
  • 10. Hikari Tsushin Inc
    0.03% of assets
    $13.97M invested
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Financial performance
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Gender Equality and Returns
Returns chart for iShares MSCI EAFE 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
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 3/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
0.68% more  in annualized returns
Higher overall gender equality score 
3 / 100 points higher
Higher gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
1 / 40 points higher
Higher equal compensation and work life balance score 
1 / 30 points higher
Higher policies promoting gender equality score 
1 / 20 points higher
Same commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
0 / 10 points 
Current fund
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 3/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
0.68% more  in annualized returns
Higher overall gender equality score 
3 / 100 points higher
Higher gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
1 / 40 points higher
Higher equal compensation and work life balance score 
1 / 30 points higher
Higher policies promoting gender equality score 
1 / 20 points higher
Same commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
0 / 10 points 
Current fund
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 3/31/21
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
0.68% more  in annualized returns
Higher overall gender equality score 
3 / 100 points higher
Higher gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
1 / 40 points higher
Higher equal compensation and work life balance score 
1 / 30 points higher
Higher policies promoting gender equality score 
1 / 20 points higher
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
EFA - iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
45%
6.08%
8.82%
5.46%
47  / 100 points
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
49%
6.46%
9.61%
4.78%
44  / 100 points
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-4.63%
-0.38%
-0.79%
0.68%
3  / 100 points higher
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