iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: ACWI
Prison industrial complex grade
F
One or more holdings were flagged as private prison operators by our prison industrial complex screen.
$1.16 BILLION
Prison industrial complex
35
flagged holdings
9.31%
of assets flagged
Data as of 10/30/20
Flagged investments:
$1.16 BILLION, 9.31% of assets
Higher risk:
$91.82 MILLION, 0.74% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$4.24 MILLION, 0.03% of assets
This fund is invested in the following private prison operator companies:
SodexoFerrovial
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
2.5%
of assets
17
holdings
$311.61M
invested
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
8.22%
of assets
24
holdings
$1.02B
invested
All flagged holdings
35 holdings
35 holdings
  • 1.  Microsoft Corp
    Borders
    2.9% of assets
    $361.37M invested
  • 2.  Amazon.com Inc
    Borders
    2.55% of assets
    $317.75M invested
  • 3.  JPMorgan Chase & Co
    PrisonsBorders
    0.59% of assets
    $73.61M invested
  • 4.  Walmart Inc
    Prisons
    0.39% of assets
    $48.37M invested
  • 5.  Bank of America Corp
    PrisonsBorders
    0.37% of assets
    $45.93M invested
Higher risk
Private prison operator
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iShares MSCI ACWI ETF $ACWI has $1.16 BILLION invested in 35 companies involved in the prison industrial complex, amounting to 9.31% of fund assets
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on ACWI at Morningstar.com
Current fund
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
World Large Stock
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
4.77% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.04% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.07% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.57% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.5% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
2.13% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
7.84% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
8.74% more invested
Current fund
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
World Large Stock
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
4.77% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.04% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.07% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.57% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.5% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
2.13% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
7.84% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
8.74% more invested
Current fund
ACWI
iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
World Large Stock
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 10/31/20
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Higher 10-yr returns 
4.77% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.04% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.07% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.57% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.5% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
2.13% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
7.84% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
8.74% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Flagged investments
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Private prison operators
This fund
ACWI - iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
4.95%
5.72%
8.35%
8.04%
0.03% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
-2.89%
-0.31%
4.13%
3.27%
0.08% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
7.84%
6.03%
4.22%
4.77%
0.04%  lower
Find more financial data on ACWI at Morningstar.com
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