|Bid||0.00 x 0|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||87.65 - 89.38|
|52 Week Range||79.28 - 96.40|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.20%|
Socially responsible investing has been gaining steam lately. There are multiple ETFs offering exposure to stocks doing their bit with regard to the betterment of the society.
Socially responsible investing has come into the forefront over the last few years. From shareholders demanding equal representation for women on corporate boards to recent backlash regarding gun sales policies at retailers like Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) and Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS), there are many examples.
In any otherwise-crowded ETF industry, socially responsible exchange-traded funds, also known as ESG (environmental, social, governance) funds, are one of the few nascent areas. Currently, there are nearly 40 such strategies on the market today with a total of $3.1 billion in assets under management―a tiny amount compared to the 2,000-plus U.S.-listed ETFs out there with $3 trillion in total.
By Danan Kirby ESG scoring may, or may not reflect a company’s pursuit or adherence to high environmental, social and governance standards. Some high scores may reflect a company's marketing program and disclosure efforts more than its true ...