iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: ESMLsocially responsible
Prison industrial complex grade: One or more holdings were flagged as higher risk by our prison industrial complex screen, making up less than 1% of the portfolio. Assigned a grade of C.
C
$3.22 MILLION
Prison industrial complex
7
flagged holdings
0.63%
of assets flagged
Data as of 12/31/20
Flagged investments:
$3.22 MILLION, 0.63% of assets
Higher risk:
$1.15 MILLION, 0.23% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$0, 0% of assets
For each prison industrial complex category, click to see the breakdown of flagged holdings.
Prison industry
Prison industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, services in facilities, supervision and monitoring
3
holdings
$1.18M
invested
0.23%
of portfolio
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
6
holdings
$2.85M
invested
0.56%
of portfolio
All flagged holdings
7 holdings
7 holdings
  • 1.  FLIR Systems Inc
    Border industry
    $850,083
    0.17%
  • 2.  OSI Systems Inc
    Border industry
    $470,947
    0.09%
  • 3.  Acadia Healthcare Co Inc 
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $428,517
    0.08%
  • 4.  KBR Inc 
    Border industry
    $419,009
    0.08%
  • 5.  RLI Corp
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $376,086
    0.07%
Higher risk
Private prison operator
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iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF $ESML has $3.22 MILLION invested in 7 companies involved in the prison industrial complex, amounting to 0.63% of fund assets
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on ESML at Morningstar.com
Current fund
ESML
iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Small Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 12/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 1-yr returns 
1.4% more in annualized returns
Same in private prison operators 
Both 0% invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.08% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.87% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.87% less invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
4.16% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
14.25% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
15.82% less invested
Current fund
ESML
iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Small Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 12/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 1-yr returns 
1.4% more in annualized returns
Same in private prison operators 
Both 0% invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.08% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.87% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.87% less invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
4.16% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
14.25% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
15.82% less invested
Current fund
ESML
iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Small Blend
vs.
Benchmark
IVV
iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 12/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: S&P 500
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 1-yr returns 
1.4% more in annualized returns
Same in private prison operators 
Both 0% invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.08% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.87% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.87% less invested
Less invested in all screened prison industry companies 
4.16% less invested
Less invested in all screened border industry companies 
14.25% less invested
Less invested in all screened companies 
15.82% less invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Flagged investments
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Private prison operators
This fund
ESML - iShares ESG Aware MSCI USA Small-Cap ETF
20%
/
/
/
0% 
Benchmark
IVV - iShares Core S&P 500 ETF
18%
14%
15%
14%
0% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
1.4%
/
/
/
Same
Find more financial data on ESML at Morningstar.com
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