iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: EFA
Prison industrial complex grade
F
One or more holdings were flagged as private prison operators by our prison industrial complex screen.
$347.08 MILLION
Prison industrial complex
7
flagged holdings
0.71%
of assets flagged
Data as of 8/31/20
Flagged investments:
$347.08 MILLION, 0.71% of assets
Higher risk:
$78.74 MILLION, 0.16% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$66.48 MILLION, 0.14% 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
0.48%
of assets
3
holdings
$235.76M
invested
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
0.57%
of assets
5
holdings
$280.6M
invested
All flagged holdings
7 holdings
7 holdings
  • 1.  BNP Paribas
    PrisonsBorders
    0.35% of assets
    $169.28M invested
  • 2.  NEC Corp
    Borders
    0.09% of assets
    $44.79M invested
  • 3.  Ferrovial SA 
    Prisons
    0.09% of assets
    $44.64M invested
  • 4.  Thales
    Borders
    0.06% of assets
    $28.68M invested
  • 5.  Smiths Group PLC
    Borders
    0.05% of assets
    $25.58M invested
Higher risk
Private prison operator
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iShares MSCI EAFE ETF $EFA has $347.08 MILLION invested in 7 companies involved in the prison industrial complex, amounting to 0.71% of fund assets
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Financial performance
Performance data provided byMorningstarFind more financial data on EFA at Morningstar.com
Current fund
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
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: 8/31/20
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 
0.69% more in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
0.04% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.04% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.05% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.01% less invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.13% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.15% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.16% more invested
Current fund
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
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: 8/31/20
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 
0.69% more in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
0.04% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.04% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.05% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.01% less invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.13% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.15% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.16% more invested
Current fund
EFA
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Family
BlackRock/iShares
Category
Foreign Large Blend
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: 8/31/20
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 
0.69% more in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
0.04% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.04% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.05% less invested
Less invested in higher risk companies 
0.01% less invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.13% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.15% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.16% more invested
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Flagged investments
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Private prison operators
This fund
EFA - iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
6.01%
2.26%
4.66%
5.78%
0.14% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
7.98%
2.55%
5.63%
5.09%
0.09% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-1.97%
-0.29%
-0.97%
0.69%
0.04%  higher
Find more financial data on EFA at Morningstar.com
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