ISCF

iShares International SmallCap Equity Factor ETF

The iShares FactorSelect MSCI Intl Small-Cap ETF tracks an index of international small-cap firms. Stocks are selected and weighted to increase exposure to 4 factors (quality, value, momentum and small size) while maintaining similar characteristics of the MSCI World ex USA Small Cap Index.


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Fund Basics
Fund sponsorBlackRock
CategoryInternational Equities
Asset classEquity
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Inception dateApr 28, 2015
Assets (mns)$542
Expense ratio23 bp
CurrencyUSD
Sector Breakdown
Fund Structure
RegulationOpen-End Investment Company
DistributionsSemi-Annually
Taxation1099
Stock selectionMulti-Factor
WeightingMulti-Factor
Holdings TransparencyFull
Derivatives-basedNo
Options availableNo
Currency hedgedNo
Fund of fundsNo
Top 10 Holdings Complete list  + 
VAT GROUP LTD 0.7 %
LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL-REG 0.6 %
BE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRIES 0.6 %
SWISSQUOTE GROUP HOLDING-REG 0.6 %
BANK OF IRELAND GROUP PLC 0.6 %
BANCO DE SABADELL SA 0.5 %
MAN GROUP PLC 0.5 %
RENAULT SA 0.5 %
CELESTICA INC 0.4 %
BRITISH LAND CO PLC 0.4 %
Constituent Breakdown
Number of holdings1005
Herfindahl-Hirschman Index 18
Wgt avg mkt cap (mns)$2,611
Large cap (>$10bn)4.4%
Mid cap ($2-10bn)44.3%
Small cap (<$2bn)51.3%
Developed mkts.99.8%
Emerging mkts.0.2%
Country Exposure
JAPAN 20.7 %
BRITAIN 12.2 %
CANADA 9.5 %
SWITZERLAND 6.2 %
AUSTRALIA 6.0 %
FRANCE 5.2 %
GERMANY 4.2 %
NETHERLANDS 3.0 %
SWEDEN 2.7 %
SPAIN 2.5 %
Historical Performance


Standardized Annual Returns (as of 03/31/2024)
YTD1 YR2 YR3 YR5 YR10 YRIncep.
-0.9% 6.6% -0.4% 0.4% 5.5% -- 5.7%
Market Correlations
versus...BetaR-squared
S&P 5000.9179%
MSCI EAFE1.0597%
MSCI Emg Mkts0.8161%
Liquidity Measures
Avg. volume (000)43
Turnover0.3%
Avg. Bid/Ask (% of price)0.13%
ADV of underlying (mns)$5,194
Technical Indicators
Recent close$31.69
30d moving avg.$30.32
Annualized volatility18.2%
Relative strength (RSI)69
Short interest (ETF)0.6%
Short interest (underlying)0.0%
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Risk and Returns: ISCF vs. Comps (1 YR)

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Results & Estimates
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Valuation Metrics
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ETF Research Center Fund Rating

Our measure of an ETF's overall investment merit

ALTAR Score™

ISCF

8.8%

Cat. Avg

7.3%

Fund Category: International Equities

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Less: Expenses-- bp
Equals: ALTAR Score™8.8%
Recommendation

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.

Category Overview
There are 257 funds in the International Equities category, with an average ALTAR Score™ of 7.3% and a standard deviation of 2.6%. ISCF's ALTAR Score™ is approximately 0.6 standard deviations above the category average. This places ISCF in the 73rd percentile among funds in the category.
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Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Comparison
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TCO (bp)
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ISCF 23.0 13.2 36.2
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