IShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF effectively captures most of the foreign stock market in a cost-effective way. Morningstar’s new ratings framework, which places more emphasis on fees, has recognized this fund’s low expense ratio as a significant advantage over its peers, warranting an upgrade to a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Silver from Bronze.
Will EFA outperform in future?
Get our overall rating based on a fundamental assessment of the pillars below.
The Process Pillar is our assessment of how sensible, clearly defined, and repeatable EFA’s performance objective and investment process is for both security selection and portfolio construction.
The People Pillar is our evaluation of the EFA management team’s experience and ability. We find that high-quality management teams deliver superior performance relative to their benchmarks and/or peers.
The Parent Pillar is our rating of EFA’s parent organization’s priorities and whether they’re in line with investors’ interests.