DEFA
iShares Adaptive Currency Hedged MSCI EAFE ETF

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Vitals

Brand iShares
Structure ETF
Expense Ratio 0.35%
ETF Home Page Home page
Inception Jan 05, 2016

Analyst Report

The Analyst Report for DEFA is not available.

ETF Database Themes

Asset Class Equity
Asset Class Size Large-Cap
Asset Class Style Blend
Region (General) Developed Markets
Region (Specific) EAFE

FactSet Classifications

  • Segment Equity: Developed Markets Ex-North America - Total Market
  • Category Size and Style
  • Focus Total Market
  • Niche Broad-based
  • Strategy Currency Hedged Vanilla
  • Weighting Scheme Market Cap

Trading Data

  • Open
  • Volume
  • Day Lo
  • Day Hi
  • 52 Week Lo $25.06
  • 52 Week Hi $33.76
  • AUM $8.3 M
  • Shares 0.3 M

Historical Trading Data

  • 1 Month Avg. Volume 1,823
  • 3 Month Avg. Volume 1,195

Alternative ETFs in the ETF Database Foreign Large Cap Equities Category

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest SPDW 0.04% $12.2 B 1 M 12.38%
Largest (AUM) VEA 0.05% $106.2 B 7 M 12.41%
Most Liquid (Volume) EFA 0.32% $57.7 B 22 M 11.84%
Top YTD Performer BBCA 0.19% $6.1 B 106,317 29.70%

Alternative ETFs in the FactSet Equity: Developed Markets Ex-North America - Total Market Segment

Type Symbol Expense Ratio Assets Avg. Daily Vol YTD Return
Cheapest IEFA 0.07% $102.5 B 7 M 12.27%
Largest (AUM) IEFA 0.07% $102.5 B 7 M 12.27%
Most Liquid (Volume) EFA 0.32% $57.7 B 22 M 11.84%
Top YTD Performer HEFA 0.35% $3.1 B 340,061 17.43%

Top 15 Holdings

Concentration Analysis

This section compares how balanced and deep this ETF is relative to its peers.

Holdings Comparison

DEFA ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Number of Holdings 1 714 496
% of Assets in Top 10 100.00% 21.75% 33.82%
% of Assets in Top 15 100.00% 27.58% 37.83%
% of Assets in Top 50 100.00% 52.14% 55.84%

Size Comparison

DEFA ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Large (>12.9B) 86.36% 69.66% 59.41%
Mid (>2.7B) 13.64% 24.69% 15.48%
Small (>600M) 0.00% 2.96% 0.82%
Micro (<600M) 0.00% 0.27% 0.04%

DEFA Valuation

This section compares the P/E ratio of this ETF to its peers.

DEFA
P/E Ratio
21.41
ETF Database Category Average
P/E Ratio
26.03
FactSet Segment Average
P/E Ratio
17.59

DEFA Dividend

This section compares the dividend yield of this ETF to its peers.

DEFA ETF Database Category Average FactSet Segment Average
Dividend $ 0.45 $ 0.44 $ 0.45
Dividend Date 2021-07-02 N/A N/A
Annual Dividend Rate $ 0.73 $ 1.06 $ 0.90
Annual Dividend Yield 2.19% 2.59% 1.91%

DEFA Price and Volume Chart

Chart data for DEFA is not available.

DEFA Fund Flows

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5 Day Net Flows: 1.67 M 1 Month Net Flows: 1.67 M 3 Month Net Flows: 1.67 M 6 Month Net Flows: 1.67 M 1 Year Net Flows: 1.67 M 3 Year Net Flows: 5.24 M 5 Year Net Flows: 5.24 M 10 Year Net Flows: 5.24 M

DEFA Price vs Flows AUM Influence

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Realtime Rating

The adjacent table gives investors an individual Realtime Rating for DEFA on several different metrics, including liquidity, expenses, performance, volatility, dividend, concentration of holdings in addition to an overall rating. The "A+ Metric Rated ETF" field, available to ETF Database Pro members, shows the ETF in the Foreign Large Cap Equities with the highest Metric Realtime Rating for each individual field. To view all of this data, sign up for a free 14-day trial for ETF Database Pro. To view information on how the ETF Database Realtime Ratings work, click here.

Metric Metric Realtime Rating A+ Metric Rated ETF
Liquidity n/a n/a
Expenses A- n/a
Performance
Volatility
Dividend
Concentration

A+ Overall Rated ETF:

DEFA Expenses & Fees

This section compares the cost efficiency of this ETF to its peers.

Expenses Ratio Analysis

DEFA
Expense Ratio
0.35%
ETF Database Category Average
Expense Ratio
0.41%
FactSet Segment Average
Expense Ratio
0.43%

Tax Analysis

Max ST Capital Gains Rate 39.00%
Max LT Capital Gains Rate 20.00%
Tax On Distributions N/A
Distributes K1 N/A
ESG Themes and Scores

DEFA does not have an ESG score. There are no ESG themes that map to this ETF.

DEFA Performance

This section shows how this ETF has performed relative to its peers.

DEFA ETF Database
Category Average
Factset Segment
Average
1 Month Return 1.49% 0.44% -0.38%
3 Month Return 2.33% 0.42% 0.58%
YTD Return 12.49% 10.10% 9.10%
1 Year Return 26.81% 24.47% 19.46%
3 Year Return 29.22% 27.01% 23.51%
5 Year Return 60.40% 31.02% 26.65%

Geographic Exposure

The following charts reflect the geographic spread of DEFA's underlying holdings.

Region Percentage
Other 100.0%
Country Percentage
Other 100.0%

Holdings Analysis

The following charts reflect the allocation of DEFA's underlying holdings.

Sector Percentage
CASH 100.0%
Market Cap Percentage
Large 86.36%
Mid 13.64%
Small 0.0%
Micro 0.0%
Region Percentage
Asset Percentage
CASH 100.0%
Sector Percentage
CASH 100.0%

DEFA Technicals

Volatility Analysis

This section shows how the volatility of this ETF compares to the peer group ETF Database Category.

5 Day Volatility
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Rank
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20 Day Volatility
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50 Day Volatility
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200 Day Volatility
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Beta
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Standard Deviation
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Technicals

  • 20 Day MA $33.33
  • 60 Day MA $33.06
  • MACD 15 Period -0.04
  • MACD 100 Period 0.75
  • Williams % Range 10 Day 66.02
  • Williams % Range 20 Day 32.55
  • RSI 10 Day 54
  • RSI 20 Day 55
  • RSI 30 Day 55
  • Ultimate Oscillator 54

Bollinger Bands

  • Lower Bollinger (10 Day) $33.30
  • Upper Bollinger (10 Day) $33.77
  • Lower Bollinger (20 Day) $32.78
  • Upper Bollinger (20 Day) $33.87
  • Lower Bollinger (30 Day) $32.22
  • Upper Bollinger (30 Day) $33.98

Support & Resistance

  • Support Level 1 $33.41
  • Support Level 2 $33.39
  • Resistance Level 1 $33.45
  • Resistance Level 2 $33.47

Stochastic

  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (1 Day) 53.37
  • Stochastic Oscillator %D (5 Day) 57.65
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (1 Day) 52.23
  • Stochastic Oscillator %K (5 Day) 60.46

Financial Advisor Report

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Fact Sheet

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