iShares MSCI World ETF
ALTAR
Score™
6.0% info Recommen-
dation
OVERWEIGHT
2020E    2021E
P/E
ratio
22.1x P/Sales
ratio
2.0x
P/BV
ratio
2.4x Div.
yield
2.1%


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iShares MSCI World Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance results of the MSCI World Index.

FUND BASICS
Category Global Equities
Fund Sponsor BlackRock Funds/USA
Website www.ishares.com
Inception date Jan 10, 2012
Assets (mns) $1,004
Currency USD
Expense ratio 24 bp
Distributions Semi-Annually

FUND STRUCTURE
Regulation Open-Ended Fund
Custodian State Street Bank & Trust
Weighting Market Cap
Index replication Full
Uses derivatives No
Options available Yes

SECTOR BREAKDOWN

 


CONSTITUENT BREAKDOWN
No. of constituents 1222
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns) $305,657
Large cap (>$10bn) 94.3%
Mid cap ($2-10bn) 5.5%
Small cap (<$2bn) 0.0%
Developed mkts 99.8%
Emerging mkts 0.2%

TOP TEN HOLDINGS
APPLE INC 4.2 %
MICROSOFT CORP 3.2 %
AMAZON.COM INC 2.8 %
FACEBOOK 1.4 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS C 1.0 %
ALPHABET INC. CLASS A 1.0 %
JOHNSON & JOHNSON 0.8 %
NESTLE SA-REG 0.8 %
VISA INC-CLASS A SHARES 0.7 %
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO/THE 0.7 %
Total 16.8 %

TOP COUNTRY EXPOSURE
UNITED STATES 63.3 %
JAPAN 7.8 %
BRITAIN 4.7 %
SWITZERLAND 3.6 %
CANADA 3.2 %
FRANCE 3.2 %
GERMANY 2.9 %
AUSTRALIA 2.0 %
NETHERLANDS 1.5 %
IRELAND 1.4 %

HISTORICAL PERFORMANCE info

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Standardized Annual Returns (thru August 31)
Year-to-date 1 year 5 years 10 years Since Incep.
5.3% 16.8% 10.6% -- 10.7%

Market Correlations
versus... Beta R-squared
S&P500 0.94 98%
MSCI EAFE 1.00 93%
MSCI Emg. Mkts. 0.72 76%

Technical Indicators
Recent close $100.37
30d moving avg. $100.87
Annualized volatility 16.6%
Short interest (ETF) 0.4%
Relative strength (RSI) 56

Liquidity measures
Avg. volume (thou.) 76
Turnover 0.8%
Bid/Ask (% of price) 0.09%
ADV underlying (mns) $58,089

Distributions


FINDING ALTERNATIVE FUNDS

Below is a list of 100 potential alternatives to the iShares MSCI World ETF ETF based on the alternatives' overlap in portfolio holdings with URTH. Consider funds with lower expense ratios and/or higher ALTAR Score™ ratings as possible alternatives.

Benchmark ticker: URTH Expense: 24 bp ALTAR Score™: 6.0%


ALTERNATIVE ETFs BASED ON OVERLAP WITH URTH
Ticker Fund
Name
Overlap1
vs URTH
(%)
Expense
ratio
(bp)
Savings
vs URTH
(bp)
ALTAR
Score™
(%)
ALTAR
vs URTH
(%)
TOK iShares MSCI Kokusai ETF 89.5 25 -1 5.9 -0.1
KOKU Xtrackers MSCI Kokusai Equity ETF 88.2 9 15 6.1 +0.1
ACWI iShares MSCI ACWI ETF 83.5 32 -8 6.1 +0.2
LOWC SPDR MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF 77.9 20 4 6.3 +0.4
CRBN iShares MSCI ACWI Low Carbon Target ETF 77.9 20 4 6.4 +0.4
VT Vanguard Total World Stock Index Fund 72.3 8 16 6.4 +0.4
PBUS Invesco PureBeta MSCI USA ETF 65.4 4 20 5.9 -0.1
VTI Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund 65.2 3 21 5.6 -0.4
IWB iShares Russell 1000 ETF 65.0 15 9 5.7 -0.3
VONE Vanguard Russell 1000 ETF 65.0 8 16 5.7 -0.2
IYY iShares Dow Jones U.S. ETF 65.0 20 4 5.7 -0.3
SCHB Schwab U.S. Broad Market ETF 64.9 3 21 5.7 -0.3
VTHR Vanguard Russell 3000 Index Fund 64.9 10 14 5.6 -0.4
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF 64.9 3 21 5.7 -0.3
IWV iShares Russell 3000 ETF 64.9 20 4 5.5 -0.5
SCHK Schwab 1000 Index ETF 64.9 5 19 5.8 -0.2
SCHX Schwab U.S. Large-Cap ETF 64.7 3 21 5.8 -0.1
VV Vanguard Large-Cap Index Fund 64.1 4 20 5.8 -0.2
BBUS JP Morgan Betabuilders U.S. Equity ETF 63.9 2 22 5.9 -0.1
GSUS Goldman Sachs MarketBeta U.S. Equity ETF 63.0 7 17 5.9 -0.1
QWLD SPDR MSCI World StrategicFactors ETF 62.6 30 -6 6.3 +0.3
JHML John Hancock Multifactor Large Cap ETF 62.5 29 -5 5.9 -0.1
SFY SoFi Select 500 ETF 62.2 0 24 5.6 -0.4
TILT Flexshares Morningstar US Market Factors Tilt Index Fund 62.2 25 -1 6.7 +0.7
SPTM SPDR Portfolio Total Stock Market ETF 61.7 3 21 6.1 +0.1
ESGG FlexShares STOXX Global ESG Impact Index Fund 61.6 42 -18 5.9 -0.0
SPLG SPDR Portfolio Large Cap ETF 61.2 3 21 6.0 +0.1
SPY SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust 61.2 9 15 6.0 -0.0
PBP Invesco S&P 500 BuyWrite ETF 61.2 49 -25 5.6 -0.4
IVV iShares Core S&P 500 ETF 61.2 3 21 6.0 +0.1
VOO VANGUARD S&P 500 ETF 61.2 3 21 6.0 +0.1
HSPX Global X S&P 500 Covered Call ETF 61.1 60 -36 5.4 -0.6
SPGM SPDR Portfolio MSCI Global Stock Market ETF 60.9 9 15 6.2 +0.2
SPYX SPDR S&P 500 Fossil Fuel Reserves Free ETF 60.2 20 4 6.0 +0.0
SPXE ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Energy ETF 59.4 27 -3 6.0 -0.0
GSLC Goldman Sachs ActiveBeta U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 56.9 9 15 6.1 +0.2
ESGU iShares MSCI USA ESG Optimized ETF 55.8 15 9 5.7 -0.3
ESGV Vanguard ESG U.S. Stock ETF 55.7 12 12 5.8 -0.2
AVUS Avantis U.S. Equity ETF 55.7 15 9 6.1 +0.1
MGC Vanguard Mega Cap Index Fund 54.2 7 17 5.9 -0.1
EPS WisdomTree U.S. Earnings 500 Fund 53.4 8 16 7.1 +1.1
SPXN ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Financials ETF 53.2 27 -3 5.8 -0.2
CATH Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values Custom ETF 52.7 29 -5 5.8 -0.1
MMTM SPDR S&P 1500 Momentum Tilt ETF 52.7 12 12 6.2 +0.3
SPXV ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Health Care ETF 52.2 27 -3 5.7 -0.3
JUST Goldman Sachs JUST U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 51.8 20 4 5.6 -0.4
IWL iShares Russell Top 200 ETF 51.6 15 9 5.8 -0.2
BKLC BNY Mellon US Large Cap Core Equity ETF 51.4 0 24 6.0 +0.0
PRF Invesco FTSE RAFI US 1000 ETF 50.9 39 -15 7.1 +1.1
QUS SPDR MSCI USA StrategicFactors ETF 50.3 15 9 6.1 +0.1
FNDX Schwab Fundamental U.S. Large Co. Index ETF 49.8 25 -1 7.2 +1.2
FNDB Schwab Fundamental U.S. Broad Market Index ETF 49.6 25 -1 7.2 +1.2
DYNF BlackRock U.S. Equity Factor Rotation ETF 48.5 30 -6 6.5 +0.6
EFIV SPDR S&P 500 ESG ETF 47.0 10 14 6.0 0.0
SNPE Xtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETF 46.9 10 14 6.0 +0.0
VLU SPDR S&P 1500 Value Tilt ETF 46.7 12 12 7.4 +1.5
IUS Invesco Strategic US ETF 46.6 19 5 6.9 +1.0
IUSG iShares Core S&P US Growth ETF 46.5 4 20 5.8 -0.2
IQSU IQ Candriam ESG US Equity ETF 46.4 9 15 6.1 +0.2
VOOG Vanguard S&P 500 Growth ETF 46.1 10 14 5.8 -0.2
SPYG SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Growth ETF 46.0 4 20 5.9 -0.1
IVW iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF 46.0 18 6 5.7 -0.3
RWL Invesco S&P 500 Revenue ETF 45.6 39 -15 7.2 +1.3
DIVB iShares U.S. Dividend & Buyback ETF 45.3 25 -1 7.0 +1.0
SPXT ProShares S&P 500 Ex-Technology ETF 43.9 27 -3 5.5 -0.5
ESG FlexShares STOXX US ESG Impact Index Fund 43.2 32 -8 5.6 -0.4
XOUT GraniteShares XOUT U.S. Large Cap ETF 42.1 60 -36 5.4 -0.6
MFUS PIMCO RAFI Dynamic Multi-Factor U.S. Equity ETF 42.1 29 -5 6.2 +0.3
DTD WisdomTree U.S.Total Dividend Fund 41.6 28 -4 7.0 +1.1
DLN WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Dividend Fund 40.5 28 -4 6.9 +0.9
OEF iShares S&P 100 ETF 40.5 20 4 5.8 -0.2
IWF iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF 40.2 19 5 5.6 -0.4
VONG Vanguard Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund 40.1 8 16 5.7 -0.3
AFLG First Trust Active Factor Large Cap ETF 39.0 55 -31 6.3 +0.3
EXT WisdomTree U.S. Total Earnings Fund 38.7 28 -4 6.1 +0.1
GSEW Goldman Sachs Equal Weight U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF 38.5 9 15 5.9 -0.1
PLC Principal U.S. Large-Cap Multi-Factor Core Index ETF 38.4 15 9 6.9 +0.9
EUSA iShares MSCI USA Equal Weighted ETF 38.3 15 9 6.1 +0.2
VUG Vanguard Growth Index Fund 38.2 4 20 5.6 -0.4
SCHG Schwab U.S. Large-Cap Growth ETF 38.0 4 20 5.5 -0.4
RSP Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF 37.2 20 4 6.4 +0.5
SIZE iShares Edge MSCI USA Size Factor ETF 37.2 15 9 6.1 +0.1
KRMA Global X Conscious Companies ETF 37.2 43 -19 5.8 -0.2
IWD iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF 37.1 19 5 6.8 +0.8
VONV Vanguard Russell 1000 Value Index Fund 37.1 8 16 6.9 +0.9
QRFT Qraft Ai-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap ETF 35.9 75 -51 4.2 -1.8
ROUS Hartford Multifactor US Equity ETF 35.3 19 5 6.4 +0.5
DGRO iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 35.3 8 16 6.8 +0.9
IUSV iShares Core S&P U.S. Value ETF 35.2 4 20 7.3 +1.3
RNLC Large Cap US Equity Select ETF 35.1 60 -36 6.1 +0.2
VOOV Vanguard S&P 500 Value ETF 34.9 10 14 7.2 +1.2
IVE iShares S&P 500 Value ETF 34.9 18 6 7.1 +1.1
SPYV SPDR Portfolio S&P 500 Value ETF 34.9 4 20 7.2 +1.3
IWY iShares Russell Top 200 Growth ETF 34.9 20 4 6.1 +0.2
VEGN US Vegan Climate ETF 34.3 60 -36 5.7 -0.3
DSI iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF 34.2 25 -1 5.0 -1.0
SCIU Global X Scientific Beta US ETF 34.1 19 5 5.7 -0.3
NACP Impact Shares NAACP Minority Empowerment ETF 33.9 75 -51 5.6 -0.4
QLC FlexShares US Quality Large Cap Index Fund 33.7 32 -8 5.9 -0.1
ACWX iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF 33.6 32 -8 7.2 +1.2

1Overlap is the percentage of holdings by weight that are identical. For example, if Fund A has a 2% position in Apple, Inc. (AAPL) and Fund B has a 5% position, their overlapping position in AAPL is 2%.

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RESULTS & ESTIMATES

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OTHER FUNDAMENTAL METRICS

Long term EPS growth est. **%   Debt-to-equity **x
Asset turnover **%   Assets-to-equity **x

Return on equity

Revision activity*
*Six months ago = 100

Net margins

Compound annual growth rates

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VALUATION METRICS
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Historical valuation trends

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multiple:
iShares MSCI World ETF
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OVERWEIGHT

Above average appreciation potential. A rating of OVERWEIGHT is assigned to ETFs with ALTAR Scores in the 4th quintile (ranking higher than 60%-80%) of their category. Typically, funds in this category consist of stocks trading at attractive valuations and/or having above-average fundamentals.

ALTAR Score™


Calculation of ALTAR Score™
Avg. Return on Equity 14.1 %
Divided by: Fwd. P/BV 2.3 x
Less: Expense ratio 24 bp
Equals: ALTAR Score 6.0 %
info More information on ALTAR Score™

MODERN PORTFOLIO THEORY info

CONSENSUS RECOMMENDATIONS: FUND CONSTITUENTS
COMPOSITE
RATING
1.49 CATEGORY
AVERAGE
1.51
 
The composite rating is a weighted average of analysts' consensus recommendations for individual ETF constituents, based on the following scale:

BUY = 1; OVERWEIGHT = 1.5, HOLD = 2; UNDERWEIGHT = 2.5; and SELL = 3.

Readers are cautioned that because analyst ratings tend to be inflated, the composite score may be more useful as a relative measure of sentiment between funds rather than as a stand-alone recommendation.
 

 

See RATING tab for calculation of ALTAR Score™
Risk & reward. Uses std. dev. as proxy for risk, ALTAR Score™ for return forecast.
Dividends paid by constituents to the fund. May differ from actual distributions to shareholders due to constituent changes, timing issues or other factors.
Monthly returns based on changes in price plus dividends. May differ from daily returns reported by funds. See below for standardized returns.