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Lower your investment fees

For investors who are looking to lower fees in their portfolio, or get started at a low cost, broad index exchange traded funds (ETFs) can help. iShares Core ETFs are a low cost and tax-efficient way to help build a strong foundation for a portfolio.

  • iShares Core ETFs cost about 1/10th as much as a typical mutual fund and can help build a portfolio of broad stock and bond index funds.1
  • With just a few iShares Core ETFs, investors can easily design a diversified portfolio across asset classes.

You should work with a financial advisor before making investment decisions.

01 IVV

Access large U.S. companies

iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
DESIGNED FOR Exposure to the largest public U.S. companies
SENSITIVE TO U.S. stock market risk
Top Holdings as of Nov 19, 2019
Name Weight (%)
MICROSOFT CORP 4.42
APPLE INC 4.35
AMAZON COM INC 2.8
FACEBOOK CLASS A INC 1.84
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC CLASS B 1.65
Name Weight (%)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 1.61
ALPHABET INC CLASS C 1.53
ALPHABET INC CLASS A 1.51
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.37
VISA INC CLASS A 1.21
02 IEFA

Go beyond U.S. markets

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF
DESIGNED FOR Access to international
developed markets
SENSITIVE TO Local economy and
market performance
Top Holdings as of Nov 19, 2019
Name Weight (%)
NESTLE SA 1.89
ROCHE HOLDING PAR AG 1.26
NOVARTIS AG 1.14
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP 0.95
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 0.89
Name Weight (%)
SAP 0.78
BP PLC 0.77
TOTAL SA 0.76
ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC 0.76
ASTRAZENECA PLC 0.73
03 AGG

Diversify for less

iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF
DESIGNED FOR Diversifying stocks with investment
grade bonds
SENSITIVE TO Rising interest rates
Top Holdings as of Nov 19, 2019
Name Weight (%)
BLACKROCK CASH CL INST SL AGENCY 4.08
FNMA 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 1.17
GNMA2 30YR 2017 PRODUCTION 1.01
GNMA2 30YR 2017 PRODUCTION 0.88
FGOLD 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 0.82
Name Weight (%)
GNMA2 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 0.73
TREASURY NOTE 0.72
TREASURY NOTE 0.66
TREASURY NOTE 0.66
TREASURY NOTE 0.6
04 ITOT

Access U.S. Stocks

iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF
DESIGNED FOR Access to the total
U.S. stock market
SENSITIVE TO U.S. stock market risk
Top Holdings as of Nov 19, 2019
Name Weight (%)
MICROSOFT CORP 3.69
APPLE INC 3.63
AMAZON COM INC 2.34
FACEBOOK CLASS A INC 1.54
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC CLASS B 1.38
Name Weight (%)
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO 1.34
ALPHABET INC CLASS C 1.27
ALPHABET INC CLASS A 1.27
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 1.14
VISA INC CLASS A 1.02
05 IEMG

Pursue Growth in Emerging Markets

iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF
DESIGNED FOR Exposure to 20+ emerging
market countries
SENSITIVE TO Local economy and
market performance
Top Holdings as of Nov 19, 2019
Name Weight (%)
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING ADR REPRESEN 4.14
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING 3.99
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD 3.86
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS LTD 3.43
CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK CORP H 1.23
Name Weight (%)
NASPERS LIMITED N LTD 1.05
PING AN INSURANCE (GROUP) CO OF CH 1.03
RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LTD 0.95
HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPOR 0.8
CHINA MOBILE LTD 0.77