iShares MSCI ACWI ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: ACWI
Prison industrial complex grade: One or more holdings were flagged as private prison operators by our prison industrial complex screen. Assigned a grade of F.
F
$1.42 BILLION
Prison industrial complex
34
flagged holdings
9.01%
of assets flagged
Data as of 3/31/21
Flagged investments:
$1.42 BILLION, 9.01% of assets
Higher risk:
$114.49 MILLION, 0.72% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$5.27 MILLION, 0.03% 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
17
holdings
$436.57M
invested
2.76%
of portfolio
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
23
holdings
$1.28B
invested
8.07%
of portfolio
This fund is invested in the following private prison operator companies:
SodexoFerrovial
All flagged holdings
34 holdings
34 holdings
  • 1.  Microsoft Corp
    Border industry
    $430.21M
    2.72%
  • 2.  Amazon.com Inc
    Border industry
    $335.11M
    2.12%
  • 3.  JPMorgan Chase & Co
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $116.83M
    0.74%
  • 4.  Bank of America Corp
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $76.38M
    0.48%
  • 5.  Walmart Inc
    Prison industry
    $49.2M
    0.31%
Higher risk
Private prison operator
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iShares MSCI ACWI ETF $ACWI has $1.42 BILLION invested in 34 companies involved in the prison industrial complex, amounting to 9.01% 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: 3/31/21
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 
4.55% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.05% 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 
0.51% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
2.32% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
7.61% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
8.37% 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: 3/31/21
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 
4.55% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.05% 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 
0.51% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
2.32% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
7.61% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
8.37% 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: 3/31/21
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 
4.55% more in annualized returns
Less invested in private prison operators 
0.05% 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 
0.51% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
2.32% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
7.61% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
8.37% 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
55%
12%
13%
9.33%
0.03% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
49%
6.46%
9.61%
4.78%
0.08% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
5.39%
5.81%
3.81%
4.55%
0.05%  lower
Find more financial data on ACWI at Morningstar.com
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