Equity

iShares North America Equity Index Fund (LU)

Overview

Capital at Risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. Investors may not get back the amount originally invested.

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Performance

Performance

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Reinvestments

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31-Mar-2016
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31-Mar-2017
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2018
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31-Mar-2019
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31-Mar-2021
Total Return (%)

as of 31-Mar-2021

- - 9.21 -7.48 57.52
Benchmark (%)

as of 31-Mar-2021

- - 9.29 -7.46 57.80
  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
42.65 17.36 - - 16.16
Benchmark (%)

as of 31-May-2021

42.62 17.50 - - 16.31
  YTD 1m 3m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
12.54 0.29 9.62 42.65 61.64 - - 69.48
Benchmark (%)

as of 31-May-2021

12.67 0.31 9.76 42.62 62.22 - - 70.29

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 18-Jun-2021 USD 672.25
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of 28-May-2021 711
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Launch Date 23-Oct-2012
Share Class launch date 22-Nov-2017
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category US Large-Cap Blend Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI NORTH AMERICA Net ( custom 4pm LUX )
SFDR Classification Other
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charges Figures 0.22%
ISIN LU1722863641
Bloomberg Ticker BGNAD2U
Annual Management Fee 0.15%
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL BF2S567
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker -
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of 31-May-2021 19.07
3y Beta as of 31-May-2021 0.993
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of - -
5y Beta as of - -

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics can help investors integrate non-financial, sustainability considerations into their investment process. These metrics enable investors to evaluate funds based on their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities. This analysis can provide insight into the effective management and long-term financial prospects of a fund.


The metrics below have been provided for transparency and informational purposes only. The existence of an ESG rating is not indicative of how or whether ESG factors will be integrated into a fund. The metrics are based on MSCI ESG Fund Ratings and, unless otherwise stated in fund documentation and included within a fund’s investment objective, do not change a fund’s investment objective or constrain the fund’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind Sustainability Characteristics, using links below.

MSCI ESG Fund Rating (AAA-CCC) as of 07-Jun-2021 BBB
MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10) as of 07-Jun-2021 5.57
MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile as of 07-Jun-2021 38.81
MSCI ESG % Coverage as of 07-Jun-2021 99.55
Fund Lipper Global Classification as of 07-Jun-2021 Equity US
MSCI Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons CO2E/$M SALES) as of 07-Jun-2021 142.51
Funds in Peer Group as of 07-Jun-2021 3
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of 07-Jun-2021, based on holdings as of 31-Dec-2020. As such, the fund’s sustainable characteristics may differ from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings from time to time.

To be included in MSCI ESG Fund Ratings, 65% of the fund’s gross weight must come from securities covered by MSCI ESG Research (certain cash positions and other asset types deemed not relevant for ESG analysis by MSCI are removed prior to calculating a fund’s gross weight; the absolute values of short positions are included but treated as uncovered), the fund’s holdings date must be less than one year old, and the fund must have at least ten securities. For newly launched funds, sustainability characteristics are typically available 6 months after launch.

Business Involvement

Business Involvement

Business Involvement metrics can help investors gain a more comprehensive view of specific activities in which a fund may be exposed through its investments.


Business Involvement metrics are not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, and, unless otherwise stated in fund documentation and included within a fund’s investment objective, do not change a fund’s investment objective or constrain the fund’s investable universe, and there is no indication that an ESG or Impact focused investment strategy or exclusionary screens will be adopted by a fund. For more information regarding a fund's investment strategy, please see the fund's prospectus.


Review the MSCI methodology behind the Business Involvement metrics, using links below.

MSCI - Controversial Weapons as of 28-May-2021 0.34%
MSCI - UN Global Compact Violators as of 28-May-2021 0.85%
MSCI - Nuclear Weapons as of 28-May-2021 0.38%
MSCI - Thermal Coal as of 28-May-2021 0.00%
MSCI - Civilian Firearms as of 28-May-2021 0.00%
MSCI - Oil Sands as of 28-May-2021 0.26%
MSCI - Tobacco as of 28-May-2021 0.60%

Business Involvement Coverage as of 28-May-2021 99.45%
Percentage of Fund not covered as of 28-May-2021 0.55%
BlackRock business involvement exposures as shown above for Thermal Coal and Oil Sands are calculated and reported for companies that generate more than 5% of revenue from thermal coal or oil sands as defined by MSCI ESG Research. For the exposure to companies that generate any revenue from thermal coal or oil sands (at a 0% revenue threshold), as defined by MSCI ESG Research, it is as follows: Thermal Coal 0.11% and for Oil Sands 1.57%.

Business Involvement metrics are calculated by BlackRock using data from MSCI ESG Research which provides a profile of each company’s specific business involvement. BlackRock leverages this data to provide a summed up view across holdings and translates it to a fund's market value exposure to the listed Business Involvement areas above.


Business Involvement metrics are designed only to identify companies where MSCI has conducted research and identified as having involvement in the covered activity. As a result, it is possible there is additional involvement in these covered activities where MSCI does not have coverage. This information should not be used to produce comprehensive lists of companies without involvement. Business Involvement metrics are only displayed if at least 1% of the fund’s gross weight includes securities covered by MSCI ESG Research.

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3 stars
Overall Morningstar Rating for iShares North America Equity Index Fund (LU), Class D2, as of 31-May-2021 rated against 1438 US Large-Cap Blend Equity Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 28-May-2021
Name Weight (%)
APPLE INC 5.29
MICROSOFT CORP 4.52
AMAZON COM INC 3.49
FACEBOOK CLASS A INC 2.00
ALPHABET INC CLASS C 1.80
Name Weight (%)
ALPHABET INC CLASS A 1.79
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 1.27
TESLA INC 1.21
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.12
NVIDIA CORP 1.02
Holdings subject to change

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class D2 USD None 169.47 -1.11 -0.65 171.61 119.07 - LU1722863641 - -
Class A2 USD None 310.93 -2.05 -0.65 314.86 219.09 - LU0836513001 - -
Class D2 EUR - 167.13 -0.21 -0.13 167.34 123.87 - LU1811363917 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Kieran Doyle
Kieran Doyle

Literature

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