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Benzinga  Nov 17  Comment 
For many dividend investors, it is easy to focus on U.S. stocks and have that be the end of their dividend needs. However, this strategy can leave income investors yearning for more. More portfolio diversity, more yield and, yes, more dividend...
Forbes  Dec 30  Comment 
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the iShares Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF (HEFA), which added 9,950,000 units, or a 7.7% increase week over week. Among...
Forbes  Dec 24  Comment 
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA), which added 30,000,000 units, or a 3.1% increase week over week. Among the largest...
Market Intelligence Center  Nov 27  Comment 
IShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 2.42% return in just 112 days. A covered call on iShares MSCI EAFE Index at the $60.00 level expiring on Mar. '16 offers an assigned return rate of 2.42% or 7.90%...
Forbes  Nov 18  Comment 
Comparing units outstanding versus one week ago at the coverage universe of ETFs at ETF Channel, the biggest inflow was seen in the iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA), which added 11,400,000 units, or a 1.2% increase week over week.  Among the largest...
Market Intelligence Center  Nov 16  Comment 
IShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 2.20% return in just 60 days. A covered call on iShares MSCI EAFE Index at the $59.00 level expiring on Jan. '16 offers an assigned return rate of 2.20% or 13.38%...
Market Intelligence Center  Nov 11  Comment 
IShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA) presents a trading opportunity that offers a 2.01% return in just 65 days. A covered call on iShares MSCI EAFE Index at the $60.00 level expiring on Jan. '16 offers an assigned return rate of 2.01% or 11.27%...
Market Intelligence Center  Nov 5  Comment 
After Wednesday's trading in iShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA) MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's patented algorithms uncovered a trade that offers a 3.11% return or 8.47% on an annualized basis (for comparison purposes only), while providing 3.54%...
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 26  Comment 
A covered call identified by MarketIntelligececenter.com's patented algorithms on iShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA) could yield about 2.06% (14.17% annualized, for comparison purposes only) in 53 days. Pair a long position in the ETF with the Dec. '15...
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 19  Comment 
Friday's trading in iShares MSCI EAFE Index (EFA) gives options traders an opportunity for a 5.90% return. By selling the Dec. '15 $61.00 call and buying the Jan. '17 call at the $40.00 level for a net debit of $19.83, traders will book a profit...




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iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (EFA)

Overview

The iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the European, Australasian and Far Eastern markets, as measured by the MSCI EAFE Index. [1]

Fund Information

  • Fund Manager - Ishares
  • Inception Date - 08/14/2001
  • Exchange – NYSE Arca
  • Index Ticker - EFA
  • Intra-day NAV Ticker – EFA.IV
  • Expense Ratio - 0.34%

Top Holdings

Holdings % of Portfolio
HSBC HOLDINGS PLC 1.99%
BP PLC 1.66%
NESTLE SA-REG 1.55%
BANCO SANTANDER SA 1.29%
TOTAL SA 1.27%
VODAFONE GROUP PLC 1.18%
TELEFONICA SA 1.18%
ROCHE HOLDING AG-GENUSSCHEIN 1.14%
BHP BILLITON LTD 1.12%
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP 1.09%

Holdings as of 03/11/2009




References

  1. - Overview of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (EFA)
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