Exclusive: iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE (EFAV) Rises 0.32% for Nov 15

November 15, 2016 - By Linda Rogers   ·   0 Comments

Nov 15 is a positive day so far for iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE (NYSEARCA:EFAV) as the ETF is active during the day after gaining 0.32% to hit $62.08 per share. The exchange traded fund has 7.40B net assets and 0.53% volatility this month.

Over the course of the day 148,463 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 878,770 over the last 30 days for iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE (NYSEARCA:EFAV).

The ETF is -9.43% of its 52-Week High and 5.64% of its low, and is currently having ATR of 0.51. This year’s performance is -3.56% while this quarter’s performance is -8.31%.

The ETF’s YTD performance is 0.6%, the 1 year is 0.18% and the 3 year is 4.14%.

The ETF’s average P/E ratio is 17.31, the price to book is 1.76, the price to sales is 1.37 and the price to cashflow is 6.91. It was started on 10/20/2011. The fund’s top holdings are: NESTLE SA CHF0.10 (REGD) for 1.51% of assets, SWISS RE AG CHF0.10 for 1.47%, CLP Holdings Ltd for 1.44%, ROCHE HLDGS AG GENUSSCHEINE NPV for 1.43%, NOVARTIS AG CHF0.50 (REGD) for 1.43%, NIPPON TEL&TEL CP NPV for 1.38%, Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC for 1.37%, National Grid PLC for 1.29%, RECRUIT HLDGS CO L NPV for 1.25%, Hang Seng Bank Ltd for 1.24%. The ETF sector weights are: Basic Materials 1.47%, Consumer Cyclical 10.79%, Financial Services 12.33%, Realestate 7.33%, Consumer Defensive 17.34%, Healthcare 16.68%, Utilities 8.06%, Communication Services 10.29%, Energy 0.49%, Industrials 13.76%, Technology 1.48%. The ETF currently as 2.61% yield.

More notable recent iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFAV) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE Getting Very Oversold” on November 04, 2016, also Etfdailynews.com with their article: “Minimum Volatility ETFs: Five Years Later” published on October 29, 2016, Businesswire.com published: “BlackRock Projects Smart Beta ETF Assets Will Reach $1 Trillion Globally by …” on May 12, 2016. More interesting news about iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFAV) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Noteworthy ETF Outflows: EFAV” published on November 09, 2016 as well as Marketwatch.com‘s news article titled: “BlackRock Canada Expands its iShares’ Minimum Volatility ETF Suite with Launch …” with publication date: April 11, 2016.

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