The iShares core ETFs include the iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEArca: IEMG), which has accumulated over $2.7 billion in assets in just 53 weeks of trading. The iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEArca: IEFA) has nearly $1.1 billion in AUM, indicating the combination of lower fees and the iShares brand is a winning one in terms of winning over retail investors. IEMG charges 0.18% per year while IEFA charges 0.14%.[Investors Gravitating to iShares Core ETFs]
Overall, iShares core ETFs “have had net inflows of $14 billion since they were launched last October,” according to Barron’s. BlackRock shares closed at $307.61 Friday, but Barron’s said $350 within a year is possible.