Equity

ESMV

iShares ESG MSCI USA Min Vol Factor ETF

Overview

As part of its investment objective this fund seeks to track an index that applies the following business involvement screens: civilian firearms, controversial weapons, tobacco, thermal coal and oil sands. The business involvement screens are based on revenue or percentage of revenue thresholds for certain categories and categorical exclusions for others. Please read the definition for each screen here.

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

Distributions

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The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets of Fund as of 03-Dec-2021 USD 4,942,550
Fund Launch Date 02-Nov-2021
Exchange NASDAQ
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI USA Minimum Volatility Extended ESG Reduced Carbon Target Index
Index Ticker GU738669
Distribution Frequency Quarterly
Premium/Discount as of 03-Dec-2021 0.01%
CUSIP 46436E445

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Number of Holdings as of 03-Dec-2021 169
P/E Ratio as of 03-Dec-2021 31.94
P/B Ratio as of 03-Dec-2021 5.83
Equity Beta (3y) as of - -
Standard Deviation (3y) as of - -

Sustainability Characteristics

Sustainability Characteristics

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. MSCI Ratings are currently unavailable for this fund.

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 03-Dec-2021 0.00%
MSCI - UN Global Compact Violators as of 03-Dec-2021 0.00%
MSCI - Nuclear Weapons as of 03-Dec-2021 0.00%
MSCI - Thermal Coal as of 03-Dec-2021 0.00%
MSCI - Civilian Firearms as of 03-Dec-2021 0.00%
MSCI - Oil Sands as of 03-Dec-2021 0.00%
MSCI - Tobacco as of 03-Dec-2021 0.00%

Business Involvement Coverage as of 03-Dec-2021 100.00%
Percentage of Fund not covered as of 03-Dec-2021 0.00%
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 0.00% and for Oil Sands 0.00%.

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.

Fees

Fees

as of current prospectus
Management Fee 0.18
Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses 0.00
Foreign Taxes and Other Expenses 0.00
Gross Expense Ratio 0.18

Ratings

Registered Locations

Registered Locations

Holdings

Holdings

Issuer Ticker Name Sector Asset Class Market Value Weight (%) Notional Value Nominal CUSIP ISIN SEDOL Price Location Exchange Currency FX Rate Accrual Date
Detailed Holdings and Analytics contains detailed portfolio holdings information and select analytics.

The values shown for “market value,” “weight,” and “notional value” (the “calculated values”) are based off of a price provided by a third-party pricing vendor for the portfolio holding and do not reflect the impact of systematic fair valuation (“the vendor price”). The vendor price is not necessarily the price at which the Fund values the portfolio holding for the purposes of determining its net asset value (the “valuation price”). Additionally, where applicable, foreign currency exchange rates with respect to the portfolio holdings denominated in non-U.S. currencies for the valuation price will be generally determined as of the close of business on the New York Stock Exchange, whereas for the vendor price will be generally determined as of 4 p.m. London. The calculated values may have been different if the valuation price were to have been used to calculate such values. The vendor price is as of the most recent date for which a price is available and may not necessarily be as of the date shown above.

Please see the “Determination of Net Asset Value” section of each Fund’s prospectus for additional information on the Fund’s valuation policies and procedures.

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 03-Dec-2021

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations are subject to change.

Literature

Literature