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iShares MSCI ACWI ETF (ACWI)

ETF · Currency in USD · Last updated Sep 27, 2022

ACWI is a passive ETF by iShares tracking the investment results of the MSCI All Country World Index. ACWI launched on Mar 26, 2008 and has a 0.32% expense ratio.

ETF Info

ISINUS4642882579
CUSIP464288257
IssueriShares
Inception DateMar 26, 2008
RegionDeveloped Markets (Broad)
CategoryLarge Cap Growth Equities
Expense Ratio0.32%
Index TrackedMSCI All Country World Index
ETF Home Pagewww.ishares.com
Asset ClassEquity

Asset Class Size

Large-Cap

Asset Class Style

Blend

Trading Data

Previous Close$82.13
Year Range$81.93 - $105.36
EMA (50)$87.14
EMA (200)$92.59
Average Volume$4.13M

ACWIShare Price Chart


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ACWIPerformance

The chart shows the growth of $10,000 invested in iShares MSCI ACWI ETF in Jan 2010 and compares it to the S&P 500 index or another benchmark. It would be worth nearly $23,793 for a total return of roughly 137.93%. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.


-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%AprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
-21.95%
-21.08%
ACWI (iShares MSCI ACWI ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

ACWIReturns in periods

Returns over 1 year are annualized

PeriodReturnBenchmark
1M-10.28%-9.92%
6M-20.39%-19.55%
YTD-24.76%-23.31%
1Y-21.88%-17.97%
5Y4.97%7.93%
10Y7.51%9.73%

ACWIMonthly Returns Heatmap


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
2022-4.55%-3.06%1.94%-8.07%0.45%-8.11%7.07%-4.36%-8.20%
2021-0.31%2.29%2.85%4.25%1.47%1.26%0.91%2.17%-4.23%5.39%-2.31%3.89%
2020-1.44%-7.49%-13.41%9.83%5.09%2.94%5.36%6.03%-2.95%-2.23%11.76%4.69%
20198.04%2.47%1.58%3.42%-6.07%6.49%0.07%-2.21%2.25%2.74%2.34%3.44%
20185.70%-4.48%-1.50%0.40%0.47%-0.59%3.07%0.70%0.61%-7.43%1.59%-7.21%
20172.91%2.51%1.35%1.61%2.21%0.79%2.73%0.40%1.88%2.15%2.02%1.45%
2016-5.30%-1.25%7.39%1.34%0.33%-0.05%3.77%0.34%0.94%-1.91%1.04%1.96%
2015-1.32%5.51%-1.46%2.87%-0.00%-2.58%0.82%-6.81%-3.44%7.66%-0.53%-2.11%
2014-4.63%5.20%0.57%1.19%2.01%1.82%-1.44%2.58%-3.32%1.21%1.38%-2.36%
20133.76%-0.10%1.83%2.84%-0.38%-2.60%4.58%-2.29%5.54%3.95%1.55%2.07%
20125.48%4.95%1.11%-1.14%-9.28%5.07%0.82%2.78%2.71%-0.51%1.59%2.90%
20111.07%3.11%-0.86%4.82%-1.95%-1.76%-2.28%-7.36%-10.44%11.32%-1.15%-0.95%
2010-7.21%2.17%6.33%-0.23%-9.38%-3.56%9.34%-4.28%9.81%3.75%-2.19%7.79%

ACWISharpe Ratio Chart

The Sharpe ratio shows whether the portfolio's excess returns are due to smart investment decisions or a result of taking a higher risk. The higher a portfolio's Sharpe ratio, the better its risk-adjusted performance.

The current iShares MSCI ACWI ETF Sharpe ratio is -1.08. A negative Sharpe ratio means that the risk-free rate is higher than the portfolio's return. This value does not convey any meaningful information.

The chart below displays rolling 12-month Sharpe Ratio.


-1.00-0.500.000.501.00AprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
-1.08
-0.83
ACWI (iShares MSCI ACWI ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

ACWIDividend History

iShares MSCI ACWI ETF granted a 2.45% dividend yield in the last twelve months. The annual payout for that period amounted to $1.94 per share.


PeriodTTM202120202019201820172016201520142013201220112010
Dividend$1.94$1.81$1.30$1.85$1.44$1.40$1.30$1.43$1.32$1.09$1.08$1.01$0.81

Dividend yield

2.45%1.73%1.47%2.44%2.41%2.12%2.44%2.92%2.64%2.26%2.74%3.00%2.21%

ACWIDrawdowns Chart

The Drawdowns chart displays portfolio losses from any high point along the way.


-25.00%-20.00%-15.00%-10.00%-5.00%0.00%OctoberNovemberDecember2022FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
-25.15%
-23.80%
ACWI (iShares MSCI ACWI ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

ACWIWorst Drawdowns

The table below shows the maximum drawdowns of the iShares MSCI ACWI ETF. A maximum drawdown is an indicator of risk. It shows a reduction in portfolio value from its maximum due to a series of losing trades.

The maximum drawdown since January 2010 for the iShares MSCI ACWI ETF is 33.53%, recorded on Mar 23, 2020. It took 107 trading sessions for the portfolio to recover.


Depth

Start

To Bottom

Bottom

To Recover

End

Total

-33.53%Feb 13, 202027Mar 23, 2020107Aug 24, 2020134
-25.15%Jan 4, 2022183Sep 26, 2022
-24.14%May 2, 2011108Oct 3, 2011313Jan 2, 2013421
-19.49%Jan 29, 2018229Dec 24, 2018145Jul 24, 2019374
-19.43%May 22, 2015183Feb 11, 2016226Jan 4, 2017409
-16.32%Apr 15, 201037Jun 7, 201090Oct 13, 2010127
-10.63%Jan 12, 201019Feb 8, 201037Apr 1, 201056
-9.19%Sep 8, 201429Oct 16, 201486Feb 20, 2015115
-8.88%May 22, 201323Jun 24, 201354Sep 10, 201377
-7.92%Feb 22, 201117Mar 16, 201126Apr 21, 201143

ACWIVolatility Chart

Current iShares MSCI ACWI ETF volatility is 14.19%. The chart below shows the rolling 10-day volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure showing how big price swings are in either direction. The higher asset volatility, the riskier it is, because the price movements are less predictable.


15.00%20.00%25.00%30.00%35.00%40.00%AprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptember
14.19%
13.19%
ACWI (iShares MSCI ACWI ETF)
Benchmark (^GSPC)

ACWIAlternatives


SymbolInceptionExpense RatioYTD Ret.10Y Ann. Ret.Div. Yield
VTJun 24, 20080.07%-24.59%7.57%2.56%Compare ACWI and VT