|Bid||116.11 x 800|
|Ask||130.91 x 800|
|Day's Range||123.06 - 125.07|
|52 Week Range||97.63 - 125.17|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|YTD Daily Total Return||2.76%|
|Beta (5Y Monthly)||0.99|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.25%|
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) ETFs are taking off in a big way and an industry leader is promising to offer investors even more avenues for sustainable and virtuous investing. “We intend to double our offerings of ESG ETFs over the next few years (to 150), including sustainable versions of flagship index products, so that clients have more choice for how to invest their money,” said BlackRock in a statement out Tuesday. BlackRock's iShares brand is already behind some of the most widely held ESG ETFs, including the iShares ESG MSCI USA Leaders ETF (SUSL) , iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF (DSI) and the iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF (SUSA) , among others.
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