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Overview

SUSTAINABLE SCREENS

As part of its investment objective this fund seeks to track an index that applies the following business involvement screens: alcohol, civilian firearms, controversial weapons, conventional weapons, fossil fuel extraction, gambling, nuclear power, nuclear weapons, thermal coal and tobacco. 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.

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Performance

Performance

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Distributions

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Premium/Discount

  1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
40.84 - - - 23.66
Market Price (%) 40.93 - - - 23.68
Benchmark (%) 40.98 - - - 23.81
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%) 40.36 - - - 23.19
After Tax Post-Liq. (%) 24.42 - - - 18.40
  YTD 1m 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y 10y Incept.
16.41 2.63 8.85 16.41 40.84 - - - 57.90
Market Price (%) 16.38 2.66 8.71 16.38 40.93 - - - 57.94
Benchmark (%) 16.47 2.65 8.88 16.47 40.98 - - - 58.20
After Tax Pre-Liq. (%) 16.24 2.56 8.78 16.24 40.36 - - - 56.59
After Tax Post-Liq. (%) 9.82 1.60 5.29 9.82 24.42 - - - 43.81
  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Total Return (%) - - - - 18.76
Market Price (%) - - - - 18.77
Benchmark (%) - - - - 18.84
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.
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Key Facts

Key Facts

Net Assets as of Sep 23, 2021 $4,005,529,717
Inception Date May 07, 2019
Exchange NASDAQ
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI USA Extended ESG Leaders Index
Bloomberg Index Ticker GU724001
Shares Outstanding as of Sep 23, 2021 50,950,000
Premium/Discount as of Sep 23, 2021 0.04%
CUSIP 46435U218
Closing Price as of Sep 23, 2021 78.65
30 Day Avg. Volume as of Sep 23, 2021 169,432.00
30 Day Median Bid/Ask Spread as of Sep 23, 2021 0.04%
Daily Volume as of Sep 23, 2021 7,319.00

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Number of Holdings as of Sep 23, 2021 275
P/E Ratio as of Sep 23, 2021 33.18
P/B Ratio as of Sep 23, 2021 5.90
Equity Beta (3y) as of - -
30 Day SEC Yield as of Aug 31, 2021 1.13%
Standard Deviation (3y) as of - -
12m Trailing Yield as of Aug 31, 2021 1.16%
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.


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MSCI ESG Fund Rating (AAA-CCC) as of Sep 07, 2021 AA
MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10) as of Sep 07, 2021 7.8
MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile as of Sep 07, 2021 96.03%
MSCI ESG % Coverage as of Sep 07, 2021 99.55%
Fund Lipper Global Classification as of Sep 07, 2021 Equity US
MSCI Weighted Average Carbon Intensity (Tons CO2E/$M SALES) as of Sep 07, 2021 62.63
Funds in Peer Group as of Sep 07, 2021 3,352
All data is from MSCI ESG Fund Ratings as of Sep 07, 2021, based on holdings as of Jul 31, 2021. 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.


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MSCI - Controversial Weapons as of Sep 23, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - UN Global Compact Violators as of Sep 23, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - Nuclear Weapons as of Sep 23, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - Thermal Coal as of Sep 23, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - Civilian Firearms as of Sep 23, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - Oil Sands as of Sep 23, 2021 0.00%
MSCI - Tobacco as of Sep 23, 2021 0.00%

Business Involvement Coverage as of Sep 23, 2021 99.84%
Percentage of Fund not covered as of Sep 23, 2021 0.16%
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 0.10%
Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses 0.00%
Foreign Taxes and Other Expenses 0.00%
Expense Ratio 0.10%

Holdings

Holdings

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

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 Sep 23, 2021

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations are subject to change.

Literature

Literature

 

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