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
$440.75 MILLION
Prison industrial complex
8
flagged holdings
0.84%
of assets flagged
Data as of 12/31/20
Flagged investments:
$440.75 MILLION, 0.84% of assets
Higher risk:
$139.11 MILLION, 0.26% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$69.34 MILLION, 0.13% 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
$323.86M
invested
0.61%
of portfolio
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
5
holdings
$313.22M
invested
0.59%
of portfolio
This fund is invested in the following private prison operator companies:
SodexoFerrovial
All flagged holdings
8 holdings
8 holdings
  • 1.  BNP Paribas
    Prison industryBorder industry
    $196.33M
    0.37%
  • 2.  NICE Ltd 
    Prison industry
    $58.19M
    0.11%
  • 3.  Nec Corp
    Border industry
    $46.03M
    0.09%
  • 4.  Ferrovial Sa 
    Prison industry
    $44.54M
    0.08%
  • 5.  Thales
    Border industry
    $32.32M
    0.06%
Higher risk
Private prison operator
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iShares MSCI EAFE ETF $EFA has $440.75 MILLION invested in 8 companies involved in the prison industrial complex, amounting to 0.84% 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: 12/31/20
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 
0.05% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.08% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.05% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.03% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.19% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.17% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.22% 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: 12/31/20
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 
0.05% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.08% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.05% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.03% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.19% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.17% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.22% 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: 12/31/20
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 
0.05% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.08% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.05% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.03% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.19% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.17% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.22% 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
7.92%
4.28%
7.42%
5.44%
0.13% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
10%
4.78%
8.8%
4.75%
0.09% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-2.56%
-0.5%
-1.38%
0.69%
0.05%  higher
Find more financial data on EFA at Morningstar.com
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