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.
$330.02 MILLION
Prison industrial complex
8
flagged holdings
0.75%
of assets flagged
Data as of 10/30/20
Flagged investments:
$330.02 MILLION, 0.75% of assets
Higher risk:
$111.25 MILLION, 0.25% of assets
 Private prison operators:
$53.75 MILLION, 0.12% 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
0.52%
of assets
4
holdings
$231.59M
invested
Border industry
Border industry
Incarceration and detention facilities, immigrant monitoring and surveillance, militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border
0.52%
of assets
5
holdings
$228.78M
invested
All flagged holdings
8 holdings
8 holdings
  • 1.  BNP Paribas
    PrisonsBorders
    0.3% of assets
    $130.34M invested
  • 2.  NICE Ltd 
    Prisons
    0.11% of assets
    $47.5M invested
  • 3.  NEC Corp
    Borders
    0.1% of assets
    $42.67M invested
  • 4.  Ferrovial SA 
    Prisons
    0.08% of assets
    $34.83M invested
  • 5.  Thales
    Borders
    0.05% of assets
    $23.04M invested
Higher risk
Private prison operator
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iShares MSCI EAFE ETF $EFA has $330.02 MILLION invested in 8 companies involved in the prison industrial complex, amounting to 0.75% 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: 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 
0.48% more in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
0.04% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.08% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.06% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.02% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.16% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.13% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.18% 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: 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 
0.48% more in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
0.04% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.08% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.06% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.02% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.16% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.13% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.18% 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: 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 
0.48% more in annualized returns
More invested in private prison operators 
0.04% more invested
More invested in higher risk companies, prison industry 
0.08% more invested
Less invested in higher risk companies, border industry 
0.06% less invested
More invested in higher risk companies 
0.02% more invested
More invested in all screened prison industry companies 
0.16% more invested
More invested in all screened border industry companies 
0.13% more invested
More invested in all screened companies 
0.18% 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
-6.85%
-1.27%
2.8%
3.75%
0.12% 
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
-2.89%
-0.31%
4.13%
3.27%
0.08% 
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-3.96%
-0.96%
-1.33%
0.48%
0.04%  higher
Find more financial data on EFA at Morningstar.com
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