iShares MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility ETF (EFAV)

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Best Fit International Funds ETFs

U.S. News evaluated 33 International Funds ETFs and 15 make our Best Fit list. Our list highlights the best passively managed funds for long-term investors. Rankings are assigned based on comparisons with Best Fit funds in this category.

How we identify Best Fit Funds

Best Fit Scorecard
Costs Good
Tracking Error Good
Bid/Ask Ratio Excellent
Holdings Diversity Excellent

Fund Description

The investment seeks the investment results of an index composed of developed market equities that, in the aggregate, have lower volatility characteristics relative to the broader developed equity markets, excluding the U.S. and Canada. The fund seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI EAFE Minimum Volatility (USD) Index (the "underlying index"), which has been developed by MSCI Inc. ("MSCI") to measure the performance of international equity securities that in aggregate have lower volatility. It is non-diversified.

Fund Snapshot Updated 04.16.2014

Previous Close $62.60 Expense Ratio 0.35%
YTD Return 2.06% Avg. 30-Day Volume 92,450
1-Year Return 7.6% Market Cap Loading...
Bid $62.89 Shares Outstanding 17,100,000
Ask $62.98 Dividends $1.56
Top 10 Holdings
Astrazeneca (E:AZN) 1.81%
Swisscom Ag (E:SCMN) 1.73%
Sse Plc (E:SSE) 1.70%
National Grid (E:NG.) 1.67%
Novartis Ag (E:NOVN) 1.63%
Reckitt Benck Grp (E:RB.) 1.62%
Roche Hldgs Ag (E:ROG) 1.57%
Nestle Sa (E:NESN) 1.56%
Glaxosmithkline (E:GSK) 1.52%
Hang Seng Bank (E:11) 1.52%
% of Total Holdings 16.30%

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Best Fit International Funds

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