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Performance

Performance

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Distributions

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Premium/Discount

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
10.52 7.33 10.57 8.70 5.92
Market Price (%) 10.62 7.34 10.57 8.72 5.93
Benchmark (%) 10.44 7.12 10.30 8.55 5.73
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%) 9.98 6.80 10.00 8.24 5.54
After Tax Post-Liq. (%) 6.57 5.62 8.31 7.08 4.78
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
1.46 -3.22 8.14 29.03 10.52 23.65 65.29 130.24 105.43
Market Price (%) 1.68 -2.95 8.35 29.17 10.62 23.69 65.28 130.68 105.57
Benchmark (%) 1.37 -3.22 8.13 28.91 10.44 22.91 63.27 127.12 100.93
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%) 1.25 -3.22 8.14 28.77 9.98 21.81 61.05 120.71 96.37
After Tax Post-Liq. (%) 0.98 -1.91 4.82 17.34 6.57 17.83 49.06 98.23 79.47
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Total Return (%) -2.39 8.22 24.35 -9.15 26.70
Market Price (%) -2.23 8.36 24.35 -9.08 26.55
Benchmark (%) -2.36 7.86 23.97 -9.42 26.60
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.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets as of Dec 02, 2020 $14,310,224,103
Inception Date Mar 26, 2008
Exchange NASDAQ
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI ACWI Index
Bloomberg Index Ticker NDUEACWF
Shares Outstanding as of Dec 02, 2020 161,400,000
Premium/Discount as of Dec 02, 2020 0.10%
CUSIP 464288257
Closing Price as of Dec 02, 2020 88.75
Options Available Yes
30 Day Avg. Volume as of Dec 02, 2020 4,614,886.00
30 Day Median Bid/Ask Spread as of Dec 02, 2020 0.01%
Daily Volume as of Dec 02, 2020 2,767,112.00

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Number of Holdings as of Dec 01, 2020 2,263
P/E Ratio as of Dec 01, 2020 21.12
P/B Ratio as of Dec 01, 2020 2.58
Equity Beta (3y) as of Oct 31, 2020 0.94
30 Day SEC Yield as of Oct 30, 2020 1.64%
Standard Deviation (3y) as of Oct 31, 2020 16.95%
12m Trailing Yield as of Oct 30, 2020 2.00%
Unsubsidized 30-Day SEC Yield as of Oct 30, 2020 1.64%
This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please see the Performance section above.

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. Learn more.


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 Nov 01, 2020 A
MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10) as of Nov 01, 2020 6.5
MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile as of Nov 01, 2020 34.01%
MSCI ESG % Coverage as of Nov 01, 2020 99.67%
Fund Lipper Global Classification as of Nov 01, 2020 Equity Global
MSCI Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons CO2E/$M SALES) as of Nov 01, 2020 155.68
Funds in Peer Group as of Nov 01, 2020 3,975
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of Nov 01, 2020, based on holdings as of Aug 31, 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.

 

Inclusion of Sustainability Characteristics is not indicative of a fund’s investment objective, nor is it an implication that a fund employs an ESG-related portfolio management strategy.

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 Dec 01, 2020 0.54%
MSCI - UN Global Compact Violators as of Dec 01, 2020 1.47%
MSCI - Nuclear Weapons as of Dec 01, 2020 0.49%
MSCI - Thermal Coal as of Dec 01, 2020 0.16%
MSCI - Civilian Firearms as of Dec 01, 2020 0.16%
MSCI - Oil Sands as of Dec 01, 2020 0.13%
MSCI - Tobacco as of Dec 01, 2020 0.61%

Business Involvement Coverage as of Dec 01, 2020 99.70%
Percentage of Fund not covered as of Dec 01, 2020 0.30%
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 1.04% and for Oil Sands 1.25%.

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 0.32%
Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses 0.01%
Foreign Taxes and Other Expenses 0.00%
Expense Ratio 0.33%
Fee Waivers 0.01%
Net Expense Ratio 0.32%

Holdings

Holdings

Ticker Name Sector Asset Class Market Value Weight (%) Notional Value Shares CUSIP ISIN SEDOL Price Location Exchange Currency FX Rate Maturity Market Currency
Holdings are subject to change.

Non-U.S. securities whose values are affected by volatility that occurs in global markets or in related or highly correlated assets (e.g., American Depositary Receipts, Global Depositary Receipts or substantially identical ETFs) on a trading day after the close of non-U.S. securities markets may be fair valued. On days where non-U.S. securities markets are closed, BlackRock Fund Advisors, an affiliate of BlackRock Investments, LLC, will determine the fair value of the stocks traded on that local market, in accordance with policies and procedures approved by the Fund’s Board of Directors/Trustees. Fair value adjustments may be calculated by referring to instruments and markets that have continued to trade, such as exchange-traded funds, correlated stock market indices or index futures. 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 Dec 01, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Geographic exposure relates principally to the domicile of the issuers of the securities held in the product, added together and then expressed as a percentage of the product’s total holdings. However, in some instances it can reflect the location where the issuer of the securities carries out much of their business. Bonds are included in US bond indices when the securities are denominated in U.S. dollars regardless of the domicile of the issuer. 
as of Dec 01, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations are subject to change.

Literature

Literature

 

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