iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
Fund offered by:
BlackRock/iShares
Ticker: EFA
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
$679.9 MILLION
Prison industrial complex
9
flagged holdings
1.17%
of assets flagged
Data as of 8/31/21
Flagged investments:
$679.9 MILLION, 1.17% of assets
Higher risk:
$144.16 MILLION, 0.25% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$70.21 MILLION, 0.12% 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
4
holdings
$368.46M
invested
0.63%
of portfolio
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
6
holdings
$548.64M
invested
0.94%
of portfolio
This fund is invested in the following private prison operator companies:
SodexoFerrovial
All flagged holdings
9 holdings
9 holdings
  • 1.  BNP Paribas Act. Cat.A
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $237.2M
    0.41%
  • 2.  RELX PLC
    Border industry
    $193.19M
    0.33%
  • 3.  NICE Ltd 
    Prison industry
    $61.05M
    0.1%
  • 4.  Ferrovial SA 
    Prison industry
    $45.85M
    0.08%
  • 5.  NEC Corp
    Border industry
    $43.04M
    0.07%
Higher risk
Private prison operator
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iShares MSCI EAFE ETF $EFA has $679.9 MILLION invested in 9 companies involved in the prison industrial complex, amounting to 1.17% 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: 8/31/21
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 
0.82% more in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
0.04% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.07% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.07% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.18% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.27% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.3% 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: 8/31/21
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 
0.82% more in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
0.04% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.07% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.07% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.18% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.27% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.3% 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: 8/31/21
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 
0.82% more in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
0.04% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.07% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.07% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
<0.01% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.18% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.27% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.3% 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
26%
8.98%
9.68%
7.26%
0.12% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
24%
9.08%
9.69%
6.45%
0.08% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
1.9%
-0.1%
-0.01%
0.82%
0.04%  higher
Find more financial data on EFA at Morningstar.com
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