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N-CEN: Filer Information

Submission Contact Information

Name
 
Phone
 
E-Mail Address
 

Notification Information

Notify via Filing Website only? Checkbox not checked

N-CEN:Series/Class (Contract) Information

Series ID Record:1
Series ID
S000004320 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012050 
Series ID Record:2
Series ID
S000004325 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012055 
Series ID Record:3
Series ID
S000018147 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000050170 
Series ID Record:4
Series ID
S000004430 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012193 
Series ID Record:5
Series ID
S000017777 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000049094 
Series ID Record:6
Series ID
S000004436 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012199 
Series ID Record:7
Series ID
S000004433 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012196 
Series ID Record:8
Series ID
S000004434 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012197 
Series ID Record:9
Series ID
S000004330 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012060 
Series ID Record:10
Series ID
S000045648 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000141931 
Series ID Record:11
Series ID
S000018146 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000050169 
Series ID Record:12
Series ID
S000004371 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012101 
Series ID Record:13
Series ID
S000004368 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012098 
Series ID Record:14
Series ID
S000004324 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012054 
Series ID Record:15
Series ID
S000004318 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012048 
Series ID Record:16
Series ID
S000004432 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012195 
Series ID Record:17
Series ID
S000004435 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012198 
Series ID Record:18
Series ID
S000031844 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000099165 
Series ID Record:19
Series ID
S000004431 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012194 
Series ID Record:20
Series ID
S000004334 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012064 
Series ID Record:21
Series ID
S000004349 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012079 
Series ID Record:22
Series ID
S000004321 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012051 
Series ID Record:23
Series ID
S000004323 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012053 
Series ID Record:24
Series ID
S000004331 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012061 
Series ID Record:25
Series ID
S000013931 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000038163 
Series ID Record:26
Series ID
S000045649 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000141932 
Series ID Record:27
Series ID
S000015627 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000042588 
Series ID Record:28
Series ID
S000004329 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012059 
Series ID Record:29
Series ID
S000004332 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012062 
Series ID Record:30
Series ID
S000004367 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012097 
Series ID Record:31
Series ID
S000004322 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012052 
Series ID Record:32
Series ID
S000059298 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000194634 
Series ID Record:33
Series ID
S000004369 
Class ID Record:1
Class ID
C000012099 

N-CEN:Part A: General Information

Item A.1. Reporting period covered.

a. Report for period ending:
2020-04-30 
b. Does this report cover a period of less than 12 months? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

N-CEN:Part B: Information About the Registrant


Item B.1. Background information.

a. Full name of Registrant
iShares Trust 
b. Investment Company Act file number ( e.g., 811-)
811-09729 
c. CIK
0001100663 
d. LEI
5493000860OXIC4B5K91 

Item B.2. Address and telephone number of Registrant.

a. Street 1
400 Howard Street 
Street 2
 
b. City
San Francisco 
c. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
d. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
e. Zip code and zip code extension, or foreign postal code
94105 
f. Telephone number (including country code if foreign)
800-474-2737 
g. Public Website, if any
www.blackrock.com 

Item B.3. Location of books and records.

Instruction. Provide the requested information for each person maintaining physical possession of each account, book, or other document required to be maintained by section 31(a) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-30(a)) and the rules under that section.
Location books Record: 1
a. Name of person (e.g., a custodian of records)
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
b. Street 1
400 Howard Street 
Street 2
 
c. City
San Francisco 
d. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
e. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
f. Zip code and zip code extension, or foreign postal code
94105 
g. Telephone number (including country code if foreign)
415-670-2000 
h. Briefly describe the books and records kept at this location:
Records related to its functions as advisor 
Location books Record: 2
a. Name of person (e.g., a custodian of records)
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. Street 1
40 East 52nd St 
Street 2
 
c. City
New York 
d. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
e. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
f. Zip code and zip code extension, or foreign postal code
10022 
g. Telephone number (including country code if foreign)
609-282-3046 
h. Briefly describe the books and records kept at this location:
Records related to its functions as distributor 
Location books Record: 3
a. Name of person (e.g., a custodian of records)
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
b. Street 1
1 Lincoln Street 
Street 2
 
c. City
Boston 
d. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
e. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
f. Zip code and zip code extension, or foreign postal code
02111 
g. Telephone number (including country code if foreign)
617-786-3000 
h. Briefly describe the books and records kept at this location:
Records related to its functions as administrator, accounting agent, transfer agent and custodian 

Item B.4. Initial of final filings.

Instruction. Respond "yes" to Item B.4.b only if the Registrant has filed an application to deregister or will file an application to deregister before its next required filing on this form.
a. Is this the first filing on this form by the Registrant? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Is this the last filing on this form by the Registrant? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.5. Family of investment companies.

Instruction. "Family of investment companies" means, except for insurance company separate accounts, any two or more registered investment companies that (i) share the same investment adviser or principal underwriter; and (ii) hold themselves out to investors as related companies for purposes of investment and investor services.In responding to this item, all Registrants in the family of investment companies should report the name of the family of investment companies identically.
Insurance company separate accounts that may not hold themselves out to investors as related companies (products) for purposes of investment and investor services should consider themselves part of the same family if the operational or accounting or control systems under which these entities function are substantially similar.
a. Is the Registrant part of a family of investment companies? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
i. Full name of family of investment companies
BlackRock-advised Funds 

Item B.6. Organization.

Instruction. For Item B.6.a.i., the Registrant should include all Series that have been established by the Registrant and have shares outstanding (other than shares issued in connection with an initial investment to satisfy section 14(a) of the Act).
Indicate the classification of the Registrant by checking the applicable item below.
Checkbox checked  a. Open-end management investment company registered under the Act on Form N-1A 
Checkbox not checked  b. Closed-end management investment company registered under the Act on Form N-2  
Checkbox not checked  c. Separate account offering variable annuity contracts which is registered under the Act as a management investment company on Form N-3 
Checkbox not checked  d. Separate account offering variable annuity contracts which is registered under the Act as a unit investment trust on Form N-4 
Checkbox not checked  e. Small business investment company registered under the Act on Form N-5 
Checkbox not checked  f. Separate account offering variable insurance contracts which is registered under the Act as a unit investment trust on Form N-6 
Checkbox not checked  g. Unit investment trust registered under the Act on Form N-8B-2 
i. Total number of Series of the Registrant
292 

Item B.7. Securities Act registration.

Is the Registrant the issuer of a class of securities registered under the Securities Act of 1933 ("Securities Act")? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

Item B.8. Directors.

Provide the information requested below about each person serving as director of the Registrant (management investment companies only):
Director Record: 1
a. Full Name
Jane D. Carlin 
b. CRD number, if any
001279982 
c. Is the person an "interested person" of the Registrant as that term is defined in section 2(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-2(a)(19))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Investment Company Act file number of any other registered investment company for which the person also serves as a director (e.g., 811-)
File Number Record: 1
File Number Record:
811-09102 
File Number Record: 2
File Number Record:
811-22649 
Director Record: 2
a. Full Name
Drew E. Lawton 
b. CRD number, if any
001173631 
c. Is the person an "interested person" of the Registrant as that term is defined in section 2(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-2(a)(19))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Investment Company Act file number of any other registered investment company for which the person also serves as a director (e.g., 811-)
File Number Record: 1
File Number Record:
811-22649 
File Number Record: 2
File Number Record:
811-09102 
Director Record: 3
a. Full Name
Cecilia H. Herbert 
b. CRD number, if any
000000000 
c. Is the person an "interested person" of the Registrant as that term is defined in section 2(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-2(a)(19))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Investment Company Act file number of any other registered investment company for which the person also serves as a director (e.g., 811-)
File Number Record: 1
File Number Record:
811-09102 
File Number Record: 2
File Number Record:
811-22649 
File Number Record: 3
File Number Record:
811-23362 
Director Record: 4
a. Full Name
Madhav V. Rajan 
b. CRD number, if any
000000000 
c. Is the person an "interested person" of the Registrant as that term is defined in section 2(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-2(a)(19))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Investment Company Act file number of any other registered investment company for which the person also serves as a director (e.g., 811-)
File Number Record: 1
File Number Record:
811-22649 
File Number Record: 2
File Number Record:
811-09102 
Director Record: 5
a. Full Name
Robert S. Kapito 
b. CRD number, if any
000000000 
c. Is the person an "interested person" of the Registrant as that term is defined in section 2(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-2(a)(19))? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. Investment Company Act file number of any other registered investment company for which the person also serves as a director (e.g., 811-)
File Number Record: 1
File Number Record:
811-22649 
File Number Record: 2
File Number Record:
811-09102 
Director Record: 6
a. Full Name
Richard L. Fagnani 
b. CRD number, if any
000000000 
c. Is the person an "interested person" of the Registrant as that term is defined in section 2(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-2(a)(19))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Investment Company Act file number of any other registered investment company for which the person also serves as a director (e.g., 811-)
File Number Record: 1
File Number Record:
811-09102 
File Number Record: 2
File Number Record:
811-22649 
Director Record: 7
a. Full Name
Salim Ramji 
b. CRD number, if any
004797124 
c. Is the person an "interested person" of the Registrant as that term is defined in section 2(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-2(a)(19))? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. Investment Company Act file number of any other registered investment company for which the person also serves as a director (e.g., 811-)
File Number Record: 1
File Number Record:
811-22649 
File Number Record: 2
File Number Record:
811-09102 
Director Record: 8
a. Full Name
John E. Martinez 
b. CRD number, if any
000000000 
c. Is the person an "interested person" of the Registrant as that term is defined in section 2(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-2(a)(19))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Investment Company Act file number of any other registered investment company for which the person also serves as a director (e.g., 811-)
File Number Record: 1
File Number Record:
811-22649 
File Number Record: 2
File Number Record:
811-09102 
Director Record: 9
a. Full Name
John E. Kerrigan 
b. CRD number, if any
000000000 
c. Is the person an "interested person" of the Registrant as that term is defined in section 2(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-2(a)(19))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Investment Company Act file number of any other registered investment company for which the person also serves as a director (e.g., 811-)
File Number Record: 1
File Number Record:
811-09102 
File Number Record: 2
File Number Record:
811-22649 

Item B.9. Chief compliance officer.

Provide the information requested below about each person serving as chief compliance officer of the Registrant for purposes of rule 38a-1 (17 CFR 270.38a- 1):
Chief compliance officer Record: 1
a. Full Name
Charles Park 
b. CRD Number, if any
000000000 
c. Street Address 1
55 East 52nd Street 
Street Address 2
 
d. City
New York 
e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Zip code and zip code extension, or foreign postal code
10055 
h. Telephone number (including country code if foreign)
XXXXXX 
i. Has the chief compliance officer changed since the last filing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
If the chief compliance officer is compensated or employed by any person other than the Registrant, or an affiliated person of the Registrant, for providing chief compliance officer services, provide:
CCO employer Record: 1
i. Name of the person
N/A 
ii. Person's IRS Employer Identification Number
N/A 

Item B.10. Matters for security holder vote.

Instruction. Registrants registered on Forms N-3, N-4 or N-6, should respond "yes" to this Item only if security holder votes were solicited on contract-level matters.
Were any matters submitted by the Registrant for its security holders' vote during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.11. Legal proceeding.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, the following proceedings should be described: (1) any bankruptcy, receivership or similar proceeding with respect to the Registrant or any of its significant subsidiaries; (2) any proceeding to which any director, officer or other affiliated person of the Registrant is a party adverse to the Registrant or any of its subsidiaries; and (3) any proceeding involving the revocation or suspension of the right of the Registrant to sell securities.
a. Have there been any material legal proceedings, other than routine litigation incidental to the business, to which the Registrant or any of its subsidiaries was a party or of which any of their property was the subject during the reporting period? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

If yes, include the attachment required by Item G.1.a.i.
i. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
Legal proceeding series info Record: 1
1. Series name
iShares U.S. Technology ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004329 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 2
1. Series name
iShares Transportation Average ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004331 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 3
1. Series name
iShares Select Dividend ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004334 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 4
1. Series name
iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004322 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 5
1. Series name
iShares Global REIT ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000045649 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 6
1. Series name
iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004371 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 7
1. Series name
iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000015627 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 8
1. Series name
iShares U.S. Financials ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004323 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 9
1. Series name
iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004324 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 10
1. Series name
iShares Europe Developed Real Estate ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000018147 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 11
1. Series name
iShares U.S. Energy ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004321 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 12
1. Series name
iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000045648 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 13
1. Series name
iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000013931 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 14
1. Series name
iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004320 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 15
1. Series name
iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004349 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 16
1. Series name
iShares Core High Dividend ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000031844 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 17
1. Series name
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Growth ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004368 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 18
1. Series name
iShares U.S. Utilities ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004332 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 19
1. Series name
iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004318 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 20
1. Series name
iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004435 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 21
1. Series name
iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004430 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 22
1. Series name
iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Value ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004432 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 23
1. Series name
iShares International Developed Real Estate ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000018146 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 24
1. Series name
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004367 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 25
1. Series name
iShares U.S. Dividend and Buyback ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000059298 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 26
1. Series name
iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004436 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 27
1. Series name
iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004433 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 28
1. Series name
iShares International Select Dividend ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000017777 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 29
1. Series name
iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004431 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 30
1. Series name
iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004434 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 31
1. Series name
iShares U.S. Industrials ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004325 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 32
1. Series name
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Value ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004369 
Legal proceeding series info Record: 33
1. Series name
iShares Dow Jones U.S. ETF 
2. Series identification number
S000004330 
b. Has any proceeding previously reported been terminated? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.12. Fidelity bond and insurance (management investment companies only).

a. Were any claims with respect to the Registrant filed under a fidelity bond (including, but not limited to, the fidelity insuring agreement of the bond) during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.13. Directors and officers/errors and omissions insurance (management investment companies only).

a. Are the Registrant's officers or directors covered in their capacities as officers or directors under any directors and officers/errors and omissions insurance policy owned by the Registrant or anyone else? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
i. If yes, were any claims filed under the policy during the reporting period with respect to the Registrant? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.14. Provision of financial support.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, a provision of financial support includes any (1) capital contribution, (2) purchase of a security from a Money Market Fund in reliance on rule 17a-9 under the Act (17 CFR 270.17a-9), (3) purchase of any defaulted or devalued security at fair value reasonably intended to increase or stabilize the value or liquidity of the Registrant's portfolio, (4) execution of letter of credit or letter of indemnity, (5) capital support agreement (whether or not the Registrant ultimately received support), (6) performance guarantee, or (7) other similar action reasonably intended to increase or stabilize the value or liquidity of the Registrant's portfolio. Provision of financial support does not include any (1) routine waiver of fees or reimbursement of Registrant's expenses, (2) routine inter-fund lending, (3) routine inter-fund purchases of Registrant's shares, or (4) action that would qualify as financial support as defined above, that the board of directors has otherwise determined not to be reasonably intended to increase or stabilize the value or liquidity of the Registrant's portfolio.
Did an affiliated person, promoter, or principal underwriter of the Registrant, or an affiliated person of such a person, provide any form of financial support to the Registrant during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.15. Exemptive orders.

a. During the reporting period, did the Registrant rely on any orders from the Commission granting an exemption from one or more provisions of the Act, Securities Act or Exchange Act? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Release number Record: 1
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-24451 
Release number Record: 2
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-32268 
Release number Record: 3
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-24452 
Release number Record: 4
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-27417 
Release number Record: 5
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-25111 
Release number Record: 6
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-26606 
Release number Record: 7
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-26175 
Release number Record: 8
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-25622 
Release number Record: 9
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-26626 
Release number Record: 10
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-25878 
Release number Record: 11
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-29172 
Release number Record: 12
i. If yes, provide below the release number for each order
IC-27661 

Item B.16. Principal underwriters.

a. Provide the information requested below about each principal underwriter:
Principal underwriter Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
ii. SEC file number (e.g., 8-)
8-48436 
iii. CRD number
000038642 
iv. LEI, if any
54930061FBHCKXL2G714 
v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Is the principal underwriter an affiliated person of the Registrant, or its investment adviser(s) or depositor? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Have any principal underwriters been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.17. Independent public accountant.

Provide the following information about eachthe independent public accountant:
Public accountant Record: 1
a. Full Name
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP 
b. PCAOB Number
238 
c. LEI, if any
5493002GVO7EO8RNNS37 
d. State, if applicable
PENNSYLVANIA  
e. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
f. Has the independent public accountant changed since the last filing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.18. Report on internal control (management investment companies only).

Instruction. Small business investment companies are not required to respond to this item.
For the reporting period, did an independent public accountant's report on internal control note any material weaknesses? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.19. Audit opinion.

For the reporting period, did an independent public accountant issue an opinion other than an unqualified opinion with respect to its audit of the Registrant's financial statements? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.20. Change in valuation methods.

Instruction. Responses to this item need not include changes to valuation techniques used for individual securities (e.g., changing from market approach to income approach for a private equity security). In responding to Item B.20.c., provide the applicable "asset type" category specified in Item C.4.a. of Form N-PORT. In responding to Item B.20.d., provide a brief description of the type of investments involved. If the change in valuation methods applies only to certain sub-asset types included in the response to Item B.20.c., please provide the sub-asset types in the response to Item B.20.d. The responses to Item B.20.c. and Item B.20.d. should be identical only if the change in valuation methods applies to all assets within that category.
Have there been material changes in the method of valuation (e.g., change from use of bid price to mid price for fixed income securities or change in trigger threshold for use of fair value factors on international equity securities) of the Registrant's assets during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.21. Change in accounting principles and practices.

Have there been any changes in accounting principles or practices, or any change in the method of applying any such accounting principles or practices, which will materially affect the financial statements filed or to be filed for the current year with the Commission and which has not been previously reported? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.22. Net asset value error corrections (open-end management investment companies only).

a. During the reporting period, were any payments made to shareholders or shareholder accounts reprocessed as a result of an error in calculating the Registrant's net asset value (or net asset value per share)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item B.23. Rule 19a-1 notice (management investment companies only).

During the reporting period, did the Registrant pay any dividend or make any distribution in the nature of a dividend payment, required to be accompanied by a written statement pursuant to section 19(a) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-19(a)) and rule 19a-1 thereunder (17 CFR 270.19a-1)? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Payment dividend series info Record: 1
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Cohen & Steers REIT ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004349 
Payment dividend series info Record: 2
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares International Select Dividend ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000017777 
Payment dividend series info Record: 3
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Value ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004435 
Payment dividend series info Record: 4
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Value ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004432 
Payment dividend series info Record: 5
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000045648 
Payment dividend series info Record: 6
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004431 
Payment dividend series info Record: 7
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Core High Dividend ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000031844 
Payment dividend series info Record: 8
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares U.S. Industrials ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004325 
Payment dividend series info Record: 9
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares International Developed Real Estate ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000018146 
Payment dividend series info Record: 10
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004433 
Payment dividend series info Record: 11
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Dow Jones U.S. ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004330 
Payment dividend series info Record: 12
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares U.S. Energy ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004321 
Payment dividend series info Record: 13
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Europe Developed Real Estate ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000018147 
Payment dividend series info Record: 14
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares U.S. Basic Materials ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004318 
Payment dividend series info Record: 15
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004371 
Payment dividend series info Record: 16
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Core U.S. REIT ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000015627 
Payment dividend series info Record: 17
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares U.S. Utilities ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004332 
Payment dividend series info Record: 18
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004324 
Payment dividend series info Record: 19
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004430 
Payment dividend series info Record: 20
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Growth ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004368 
Payment dividend series info Record: 21
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Global REIT ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000045649 
Payment dividend series info Record: 22
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares U.S. Financial Services ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004322 
Payment dividend series info Record: 23
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Value ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004369 
Payment dividend series info Record: 24
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares U.S. Dividend and Buyback ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000059298 
Payment dividend series info Record: 25
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares U.S. Financials ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004323 
Payment dividend series info Record: 26
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004434 
Payment dividend series info Record: 27
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004436 
Payment dividend series info Record: 28
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004367 
Payment dividend series info Record: 29
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Select Dividend ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004334 
Payment dividend series info Record: 30
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares Transportation Average ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004331 
Payment dividend series info Record: 31
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000004320 
Payment dividend series info Record: 32
a. If yes, and to the extent the response relates only to certain series of the Registrant, indicate the series involved:
i. Series name
iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF 
ii. Series identification number
S000013931 

N-CEN:Part C: Additional Questions for Management Investment Companies

General Instruction.

Management investment companies that offer multiple series must complete Part C as to each series separately, even if some information is the same for two or more series. To begin this section or add an additional series(s), click on the bar labeled "Add a New Series" below.
Management Investment Record: 1

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Value ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000004432 

c. LEI

549300TLH0RWIJSNKH50 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Value ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000012195 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

JKI 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.10700000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
-0.19300000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.05970000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.05800000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts would include, for example, (1) a loss to the Fund if collateral and indemnification were not sufficient to replace the loaned securities or their value, (2) the Fund's ineligibility to vote shares in a proxy, or (3) the Fund's ineligibility to receive a direct distribution from the issuer.
a. Is the Fund authorized to engage in securities lending transactions? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Did the Fund lend any of its securities during the reporting period? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
i. If yes, during the reporting period, did any borrower fail to return the loaned securities by the contractual deadline with the result that:
1. The Fund (or its securities lending agent) liquidated collateral pledged to secure the loaned securities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. The Fund was otherwise adversely impacted? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Provide the information requested below about each securities lending agent, if any, retained by the Fund:
Securities Lending Record: 1
i. Full name of securities lending agent
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 
ii. LEI, if any

549300RK1FB0VMTPD087 

iii. Is the securities lending agent an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Does the securities lending agent or any other entity indemnify the fund against borrower default on loans administered by this agent? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
v. If the entity providing the indemnification is not the securities lending agent, provide the following information:
Idemnity Providers Record: 1
1. Name of person providing indemnification
BlackRock, Inc. 
2. LEI, if any, of person providing indemnification

549300LRIF3NWCU26A80 

vi. Did the Fund exercise its indemnification rights during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. If a person providing cash collateral management services to the Fund in connection with the Fund's securities lending activities does not also serve as securities lending agent, provide the following information about each cash collateral manager:
Collateral Managers Record: 1
i. Full name of cash collateral manager:
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. LEI, if any:

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

iii. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of a securities lending agent retained by the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

e. Types of payments made to one or more securities lending agents and cash collateral managers (check all that apply): Checkbox checked  i. Revenue sharing split 
Checkbox not checked  ii. Non-revenue sharing split (other than administrative fee)  
Checkbox not checked  iii. Administrative fee 
Checkbox checked  iv. Cash collateral reinvestment fee 
Checkbox not checked  v. Indemnification fee 
Checkbox checked  vi. Other  
Checkbox not checked   N/A  
If other, describe:

Rebates paid to borrowers 

f. Provide the monthly average of the value of portfolio securities on loan during the reporting period

4,573,907.00000000 

g. Provide the net income from securities lending activities

 


Item C.7. Reliance on certain rules.

Did the Fund rely on any of the following rules under the Act during the reporting period? (check all that apply) Checkbox not checked  a. Rule 10f-3 (17 CFR 270.10f-3)  
Checkbox checked  b. Rule 12d1-1 (17 CFR 270.12d1-1) 
Checkbox not checked  c. Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 270.15a-4)  
Checkbox not checked  d. Rule 17a-6 (17 CFR 270.17a-6)  
Checkbox checked  e. Rule 17a-7 (17 CFR 270.17a-7) 
Checkbox not checked  f. Rule 17a-8 (17 CFR 270.17a-8) 
Checkbox not checked  g. Rule 17e-1 (17 CFR 270.17e-1) 
Checkbox not checked  h. Rule 22d-1 (17 CFR 270.22d-1) 
Checkbox not checked  i. Rule 23c-1 (17 CFR 270.23c-1)  
Checkbox checked  j. Rule 32a-4 (17 CFR 270.32a-4) 
Checkbox not checked  N/A 

Item C.8. Expense limitations.

Instruction. Provide information concerning any direct or indirect limitations, waivers or reductions, on the level of expenses incurred by the fund during the reporting period. A limitation, for example, may be applied indirectly (such as when an adviser agrees to accept a reduced fee pursuant to a voluntary fee waiver) or it may apply only for a temporary period such as for a new fund in its start-up phase.
a. Did the Fund have an expense limitation arrangement in place during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Were any expenses of the Fund reduced or waived pursuant to an expense limitation arrangement during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Are the fees waived subject to recoupment? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Were any expenses previously waived recouped during the period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.9. Investment advisers.

a. Provide the following information about each investment adviser (other than a sub-adviser) of the Fund:
Investment Advisers Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

801-22609 

iii.CRD number
000105247 
iv. LEI, if any

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Was the investment adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. If an investment adviser (other than a sub- adviser) to the Fund was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to each investment adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 

c. For each sub-adviser to the Fund, provide the information requested:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- ), if applicable

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Is the sub-adviser an affiliated person of the Fund's investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
viii. Was the sub-adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. If a sub-adviser was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to such sub-adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 


Item C.10. Transfer agents.

a. Provide the following information about each person providing transfer agency services to the Fund:
Transfer Agents Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii.SEC file number ( e.g., 84- or 85- )

85-05003 

iii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iv. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
v. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vi. Is the transfer agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. Is the transfer agent a sub-transfer agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Has a transfer agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.11. Pricing services.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided pricing services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Pricing Services Record: 1
i. Full name
IHS Markit Ltd. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300HLPTRASHS0E726 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 2
i. Full name
Bloomberg L.P. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300B56MD0ZC402L06 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 3
i. Full name
ICE Data Services, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

13-3668779 

Description of other identifying number

Tax ID 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 4
i. Full name
Refinitiv US Holdings Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300NF240HXJO7N016 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Was a pricing service hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.12. Custodians.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided custodial services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Custodians Record: 1
i. Full name
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

iii. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 2
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 3
i. Full name
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (Amsterdam, Noord Holland, NL, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

7LTWFZYICNSX8D621K86 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
NETHERLANDS  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other

b. Has a custodian been hired or terminated during the reporting period?* Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.13. Shareholder servicing agents.

a. Provide the following information about each shareholder servicing agent of the Fund:
i. Full name
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

Description of other identifying number

iii. State, if applicable
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
v. Is the shareholder servicing agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vi. Is the shareholder servicing agent a sub-shareholder servicing agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Has a shareholder servicing agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.14. Administrators.

a. Provide the following information about each administrator of the Fund:
Administrators Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any, or other identifying number

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the administrator an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the administrator a sub-administrator? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b.Has a third-party administrator been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.15. Affiliated broker-dealers.

Provide the following information about each affiliated broker-dealer:
Broker Dealers Record: 1
a. Full name
BlackRock Execution Services 
b. SEC file number

8-48719 

c. CRD number
000039438 
d. LEI, if any

549300HFCRQ0NT5KY652 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 

Broker Dealers Record: 2
a. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. SEC file number

8-48436 

c. CRD number
000038642 
d. LEI, if any

54930061FBHCKXL2G714 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 


Item C.16. Brokers.

Instructions to Item C.16 and Item C.17.
To help Registrants distinguish between agency and principal transactions, and to promote consistent reporting of the information required by these items, the following criteria should be used:
1. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies the amount of the commission to be paid by the Registrant, the transaction should be considered an agency transaction and included in determining the answers to Item C.16.
2. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies only the net amount to be paid or received by the Registrant and such net amount is equal to the market value of the security at the time of the transaction, the transaction should be considered a principal transaction and included in determining the amounts in Item C.17.
3. If a security is purchased by the Registrant in an underwritten offering, the acquisition should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the underwriters are receiving from the issuer.
4. If a security is sold by the Registrant in a tender offer, the sale should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the offeror is paying to soliciting brokers or dealers.
5. If a security is purchased directly from the issuer (such as a bank CD), the purchase should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17.
6. The value of called or maturing securities should not be counted in either agency or principal transactions and should not be included in determining the amounts shown in Item C.16 and Item C.17. This means that the acquisition of a security may be included, but it is possible that its disposition may not be included. Disposition of a repurchase agreement at its expiration date should not be included.
7. The purchase or sales of securities in transactions not described in paragraphs (1) through (6) above should be evaluated by the Fund based upon the guidelines established in those paragraphs and classified accordingly. The agents considered in Item C.16 may be persons or companies not registered under the Exchange Act as securities brokers. The persons or companies from whom the investment company purchased or to whom it sold portfolio instruments on a principal basis may be persons or entities not registered under the Exchange Act as securities dealers.
a. For each of the ten brokers that received the largest dollar amount of brokerage commissions (excluding dealer concessions in underwritings) by virtue of direct or indirect participation in the Fund’s portfolio transactions, provide the information below:
Brokers Record: 1
i. Full name of broker
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

3,672.75000000 

Brokers Record: 2
i. Full name of broker
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

6,066.70000000 

Brokers Record: 3
i. Full name of broker
Instinet, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-23669 

iii. CRD number
000007897 
iv. LEI, if any

549300MGMN3RKMU8FT57 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

9,522.45000000 

Brokers Record: 4
i. Full name of broker
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

865.49000000 

Brokers Record: 5
i. Full name of broker
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,374.12000000 

Brokers Record: 6
i. Full name of broker
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

3,081.73000000 

Brokers Record: 7
i. Full name of broker
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

5,115.98000000 

Brokers Record: 8
i. Full name of broker
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,146.02000000 

Brokers Record: 9
i. Full name of broker
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

6,375.17000000 

Brokers Record: 10
i. Full name of broker
Barclays Capital Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-41342 

iii. CRD number
000019714 
iv. LEI, if any

AC28XWWI3WIBK2824319 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,072.17000000 

b. Aggregate brokerage commissions paid by Fund during the reporting period:

40,553.78000000 


Item C.17. Principal transactions.

a. For each of the ten entities acting as principals with which the Fund did the largest dollar amount of principal transactions (include all short-term obligations, and U.S. government and tax-free securities) in both the secondary market and in underwritten offerings, provide the information below:
Principal Transactions Record: 1
i. Full name of dealer
Instinet, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-23669 

iii. CRD number
000007897 
iv. LEI, if any

549300MGMN3RKMU8FT57 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

213.44000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 2
i. Full name of dealer
BlackRock Funds III - BlackRock Cash Funds: Treasury 
ii. SEC file number

N/A 

iii. CRD number
000000000 
iv. LEI, if any

5493005PQV5UQG4OSI49 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

56,379,075.32000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 3
i. Full name of dealer
National Securities Clearing Corporation 
ii. SEC file number

8-164 

iii. CRD number
000007569 
iv. LEI, if any

549300RYC9NELN2ICA34 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

126,351,801.17000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 4
i. Full name of dealer
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

69,212,767.41000000 

b. Aggregate value of principal purchase/sale transactions of Fund during the reporting period:

251,943,857.34000000 


Item C.18. Payments for brokerage and research.

During the reporting period, did the Fund pay commissions to broker-dealers for "brokerage and research services" within the meaning of section 28(e) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78bb)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.19. Average net assets.

a. Provide the Fund's (other than a money market fund's) monthly average net assets during the reporting period

441,691,546.71000000 

b. Provide the money market fund's daily average net assets during the reporting period

 


Item C.20. Lines of credit, interfund lending and interfund borrowing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Does the Fund have available a line of credit? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

b. Did the Fund engage in interfund lending? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

c.Did the Fund engage in interfund borrowing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.21. Swing pricing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Did the Fund (if not a Money Market Fund, Exchange-Traded Fund, or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund) engage in swing pricing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Management Investment Record: 2

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000004436 

c. LEI

549300361EFZVRH26L37 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares MSCI USA ESG Select ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000012199 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

SUSA 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
-0.01850000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
-0.26850000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.06190000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.06100000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts would include, for example, (1) a loss to the Fund if collateral and indemnification were not sufficient to replace the loaned securities or their value, (2) the Fund's ineligibility to vote shares in a proxy, or (3) the Fund's ineligibility to receive a direct distribution from the issuer.
a. Is the Fund authorized to engage in securities lending transactions? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Did the Fund lend any of its securities during the reporting period? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
i. If yes, during the reporting period, did any borrower fail to return the loaned securities by the contractual deadline with the result that:
1. The Fund (or its securities lending agent) liquidated collateral pledged to secure the loaned securities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. The Fund was otherwise adversely impacted? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Provide the information requested below about each securities lending agent, if any, retained by the Fund:
Securities Lending Record: 1
i. Full name of securities lending agent
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 
ii. LEI, if any

549300RK1FB0VMTPD087 

iii. Is the securities lending agent an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Does the securities lending agent or any other entity indemnify the fund against borrower default on loans administered by this agent? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
v. If the entity providing the indemnification is not the securities lending agent, provide the following information:
Idemnity Providers Record: 1
1. Name of person providing indemnification
BlackRock, Inc. 
2. LEI, if any, of person providing indemnification

549300LRIF3NWCU26A80 

vi. Did the Fund exercise its indemnification rights during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. If a person providing cash collateral management services to the Fund in connection with the Fund's securities lending activities does not also serve as securities lending agent, provide the following information about each cash collateral manager:
Collateral Managers Record: 1
i. Full name of cash collateral manager:
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. LEI, if any:

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

iii. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of a securities lending agent retained by the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

e. Types of payments made to one or more securities lending agents and cash collateral managers (check all that apply): Checkbox checked  i. Revenue sharing split 
Checkbox not checked  ii. Non-revenue sharing split (other than administrative fee)  
Checkbox not checked  iii. Administrative fee 
Checkbox checked  iv. Cash collateral reinvestment fee 
Checkbox not checked  v. Indemnification fee 
Checkbox checked  vi. Other  
Checkbox not checked   N/A  
If other, describe:

Rebates paid to borrowers 

f. Provide the monthly average of the value of portfolio securities on loan during the reporting period

13,065,530.00000000 

g. Provide the net income from securities lending activities

 


Item C.7. Reliance on certain rules.

Did the Fund rely on any of the following rules under the Act during the reporting period? (check all that apply) Checkbox not checked  a. Rule 10f-3 (17 CFR 270.10f-3)  
Checkbox checked  b. Rule 12d1-1 (17 CFR 270.12d1-1) 
Checkbox not checked  c. Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 270.15a-4)  
Checkbox not checked  d. Rule 17a-6 (17 CFR 270.17a-6)  
Checkbox checked  e. Rule 17a-7 (17 CFR 270.17a-7) 
Checkbox not checked  f. Rule 17a-8 (17 CFR 270.17a-8) 
Checkbox not checked  g. Rule 17e-1 (17 CFR 270.17e-1) 
Checkbox not checked  h. Rule 22d-1 (17 CFR 270.22d-1) 
Checkbox not checked  i. Rule 23c-1 (17 CFR 270.23c-1)  
Checkbox checked  j. Rule 32a-4 (17 CFR 270.32a-4) 
Checkbox not checked  N/A 

Item C.8. Expense limitations.

Instruction. Provide information concerning any direct or indirect limitations, waivers or reductions, on the level of expenses incurred by the fund during the reporting period. A limitation, for example, may be applied indirectly (such as when an adviser agrees to accept a reduced fee pursuant to a voluntary fee waiver) or it may apply only for a temporary period such as for a new fund in its start-up phase.
a. Did the Fund have an expense limitation arrangement in place during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Were any expenses of the Fund reduced or waived pursuant to an expense limitation arrangement during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Are the fees waived subject to recoupment? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Were any expenses previously waived recouped during the period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.9. Investment advisers.

a. Provide the following information about each investment adviser (other than a sub-adviser) of the Fund:
Investment Advisers Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

801-22609 

iii.CRD number
000105247 
iv. LEI, if any

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Was the investment adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. If an investment adviser (other than a sub- adviser) to the Fund was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to each investment adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 

c. For each sub-adviser to the Fund, provide the information requested:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- ), if applicable

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Is the sub-adviser an affiliated person of the Fund's investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
viii. Was the sub-adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. If a sub-adviser was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to such sub-adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 


Item C.10. Transfer agents.

a. Provide the following information about each person providing transfer agency services to the Fund:
Transfer Agents Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii.SEC file number ( e.g., 84- or 85- )

85-05003 

iii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iv. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
v. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vi. Is the transfer agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. Is the transfer agent a sub-transfer agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Has a transfer agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.11. Pricing services.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided pricing services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Pricing Services Record: 1
i. Full name
IHS Markit Ltd. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300HLPTRASHS0E726 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 2
i. Full name
ICE Data Services, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

13-3668779 

Description of other identifying number

Tax ID 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 3
i. Full name
Refinitiv US Holdings Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300NF240HXJO7N016 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 4
i. Full name
Bloomberg L.P. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300B56MD0ZC402L06 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Was a pricing service hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.12. Custodians.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided custodial services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Custodians Record: 1
i. Full name
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (Amsterdam, Noord Holland, NL, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

7LTWFZYICNSX8D621K86 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
NETHERLANDS  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 2
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 3
i. Full name
SG Americas Securities, LLC 
ii. LEI, if any

549300F35UE0BOM1WJ55 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other

b. Has a custodian been hired or terminated during the reporting period?* Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.13. Shareholder servicing agents.

a. Provide the following information about each shareholder servicing agent of the Fund:
i. Full name
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

Description of other identifying number

iii. State, if applicable
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
v. Is the shareholder servicing agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vi. Is the shareholder servicing agent a sub-shareholder servicing agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Has a shareholder servicing agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.14. Administrators.

a. Provide the following information about each administrator of the Fund:
Administrators Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any, or other identifying number

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the administrator an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the administrator a sub-administrator? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b.Has a third-party administrator been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.15. Affiliated broker-dealers.

Provide the following information about each affiliated broker-dealer:
Broker Dealers Record: 1
a. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. SEC file number

8-48436 

c. CRD number
000038642 
d. LEI, if any

54930061FBHCKXL2G714 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 

Broker Dealers Record: 2
a. Full name
BlackRock Execution Services 
b. SEC file number

8-48719 

c. CRD number
000039438 
d. LEI, if any

549300HFCRQ0NT5KY652 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 


Item C.16. Brokers.

Instructions to Item C.16 and Item C.17.
To help Registrants distinguish between agency and principal transactions, and to promote consistent reporting of the information required by these items, the following criteria should be used:
1. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies the amount of the commission to be paid by the Registrant, the transaction should be considered an agency transaction and included in determining the answers to Item C.16.
2. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies only the net amount to be paid or received by the Registrant and such net amount is equal to the market value of the security at the time of the transaction, the transaction should be considered a principal transaction and included in determining the amounts in Item C.17.
3. If a security is purchased by the Registrant in an underwritten offering, the acquisition should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the underwriters are receiving from the issuer.
4. If a security is sold by the Registrant in a tender offer, the sale should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the offeror is paying to soliciting brokers or dealers.
5. If a security is purchased directly from the issuer (such as a bank CD), the purchase should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17.
6. The value of called or maturing securities should not be counted in either agency or principal transactions and should not be included in determining the amounts shown in Item C.16 and Item C.17. This means that the acquisition of a security may be included, but it is possible that its disposition may not be included. Disposition of a repurchase agreement at its expiration date should not be included.
7. The purchase or sales of securities in transactions not described in paragraphs (1) through (6) above should be evaluated by the Fund based upon the guidelines established in those paragraphs and classified accordingly. The agents considered in Item C.16 may be persons or companies not registered under the Exchange Act as securities brokers. The persons or companies from whom the investment company purchased or to whom it sold portfolio instruments on a principal basis may be persons or entities not registered under the Exchange Act as securities dealers.
a. For each of the ten brokers that received the largest dollar amount of brokerage commissions (excluding dealer concessions in underwritings) by virtue of direct or indirect participation in the Fund’s portfolio transactions, provide the information below:
Brokers Record: 1
i. Full name of broker
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,811.14000000 

Brokers Record: 2
i. Full name of broker
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

7,093.35000000 

Brokers Record: 3
i. Full name of broker
Jefferies LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15074 

iii. CRD number
000002347 
iv. LEI, if any

58PU97L1C0WSRCWADL48 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

212.03000000 

Brokers Record: 4
i. Full name of broker
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,814.49000000 

Brokers Record: 5
i. Full name of broker
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

649.12000000 

Brokers Record: 6
i. Full name of broker
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

517.32000000 

Brokers Record: 7
i. Full name of broker
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

3,648.36000000 

Brokers Record: 8
i. Full name of broker
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-17822 

iii. CRD number
000002525 
iv. LEI, if any

9J6MBOOO7BECTDTUZW19 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

77.37000000 

Brokers Record: 9
i. Full name of broker
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

3,548.94000000 

Brokers Record: 10
i. Full name of broker
Barclays Capital Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-41342 

iii. CRD number
000019714 
iv. LEI, if any

AC28XWWI3WIBK2824319 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

5,171.11000000 

b. Aggregate brokerage commissions paid by Fund during the reporting period:

24,632.54000000 


Item C.17. Principal transactions.

a. For each of the ten entities acting as principals with which the Fund did the largest dollar amount of principal transactions (include all short-term obligations, and U.S. government and tax-free securities) in both the secondary market and in underwritten offerings, provide the information below:
Principal Transactions Record: 1
i. Full name of dealer
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

22,655,423.46000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 2
i. Full name of dealer
National Securities Clearing Corporation 
ii. SEC file number

8-164 

iii. CRD number
000007569 
iv. LEI, if any

549300RYC9NELN2ICA34 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

668,924,814.20000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 3
i. Full name of dealer
BlackRock Funds III - BlackRock Cash Funds: Treasury 
ii. SEC file number

N/A 

iii. CRD number
000000000 
iv. LEI, if any

5493005PQV5UQG4OSI49 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

83,578,914.16000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 4
i. Full name of dealer
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

17,741,619.36000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 5
i. Full name of dealer
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

31,166,946.12000000 

b. Aggregate value of principal purchase/sale transactions of Fund during the reporting period:

824,067,717.30000000 


Item C.18. Payments for brokerage and research.

During the reporting period, did the Fund pay commissions to broker-dealers for "brokerage and research services" within the meaning of section 28(e) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78bb)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.19. Average net assets.

a. Provide the Fund's (other than a money market fund's) monthly average net assets during the reporting period

1,119,395,719.68000000 

b. Provide the money market fund's daily average net assets during the reporting period

 


Item C.20. Lines of credit, interfund lending and interfund borrowing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Does the Fund have available a line of credit? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

b. Did the Fund engage in interfund lending? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

c.Did the Fund engage in interfund borrowing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.21. Swing pricing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Did the Fund (if not a Money Market Fund, Exchange-Traded Fund, or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund) engage in swing pricing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Management Investment Record: 3

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000045648 

c. LEI

549300KH155G8BRZXD37 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares Core Dividend Growth ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000141931 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

DGRO 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.01960000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
-0.06040000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.18560000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.18540000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts would include, for example, (1) a loss to the Fund if collateral and indemnification were not sufficient to replace the loaned securities or their value, (2) the Fund's ineligibility to vote shares in a proxy, or (3) the Fund's ineligibility to receive a direct distribution from the issuer.
a. Is the Fund authorized to engage in securities lending transactions? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Did the Fund lend any of its securities during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Provide the information requested below about each securities lending agent, if any, retained by the Fund:
Securities Lending Record: 1
i. Full name of securities lending agent
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 
ii. LEI, if any

549300RK1FB0VMTPD087 

iii. Is the securities lending agent an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Does the securities lending agent or any other entity indemnify the fund against borrower default on loans administered by this agent? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
v. If the entity providing the indemnification is not the securities lending agent, provide the following information:
Idemnity Providers Record: 1
1. Name of person providing indemnification
BlackRock, Inc. 
2. LEI, if any, of person providing indemnification

549300LRIF3NWCU26A80 

vi. Did the Fund exercise its indemnification rights during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. If a person providing cash collateral management services to the Fund in connection with the Fund's securities lending activities does not also serve as securities lending agent, provide the following information about each cash collateral manager:
Collateral Managers Record: 1
i. Full name of cash collateral manager:
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. LEI, if any:

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

iii. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of a securities lending agent retained by the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

e. Types of payments made to one or more securities lending agents and cash collateral managers (check all that apply): Checkbox checked  i. Revenue sharing split 
Checkbox not checked  ii. Non-revenue sharing split (other than administrative fee)  
Checkbox not checked  iii. Administrative fee 
Checkbox checked  iv. Cash collateral reinvestment fee 
Checkbox not checked  v. Indemnification fee 
Checkbox checked  vi. Other  
Checkbox not checked   N/A  
If other, describe:

Rebates paid to borrowers 

f. Provide the monthly average of the value of portfolio securities on loan during the reporting period

N/A 

g. Provide the net income from securities lending activities

 


Item C.7. Reliance on certain rules.

Did the Fund rely on any of the following rules under the Act during the reporting period? (check all that apply) Checkbox not checked  a. Rule 10f-3 (17 CFR 270.10f-3)  
Checkbox checked  b. Rule 12d1-1 (17 CFR 270.12d1-1) 
Checkbox not checked  c. Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 270.15a-4)  
Checkbox not checked  d. Rule 17a-6 (17 CFR 270.17a-6)  
Checkbox not checked  e. Rule 17a-7 (17 CFR 270.17a-7) 
Checkbox not checked  f. Rule 17a-8 (17 CFR 270.17a-8) 
Checkbox not checked  g. Rule 17e-1 (17 CFR 270.17e-1) 
Checkbox not checked  h. Rule 22d-1 (17 CFR 270.22d-1) 
Checkbox not checked  i. Rule 23c-1 (17 CFR 270.23c-1)  
Checkbox checked  j. Rule 32a-4 (17 CFR 270.32a-4) 
Checkbox not checked  N/A 

Item C.8. Expense limitations.

Instruction. Provide information concerning any direct or indirect limitations, waivers or reductions, on the level of expenses incurred by the fund during the reporting period. A limitation, for example, may be applied indirectly (such as when an adviser agrees to accept a reduced fee pursuant to a voluntary fee waiver) or it may apply only for a temporary period such as for a new fund in its start-up phase.
a. Did the Fund have an expense limitation arrangement in place during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Were any expenses of the Fund reduced or waived pursuant to an expense limitation arrangement during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Are the fees waived subject to recoupment? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Were any expenses previously waived recouped during the period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.9. Investment advisers.

a. Provide the following information about each investment adviser (other than a sub-adviser) of the Fund:
Investment Advisers Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

801-22609 

iii.CRD number
000105247 
iv. LEI, if any

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Was the investment adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. If an investment adviser (other than a sub- adviser) to the Fund was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to each investment adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 

c. For each sub-adviser to the Fund, provide the information requested:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- ), if applicable

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Is the sub-adviser an affiliated person of the Fund's investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
viii. Was the sub-adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. If a sub-adviser was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to such sub-adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 


Item C.10. Transfer agents.

a. Provide the following information about each person providing transfer agency services to the Fund:
Transfer Agents Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii.SEC file number ( e.g., 84- or 85- )

85-05003 

iii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iv. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
v. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vi. Is the transfer agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. Is the transfer agent a sub-transfer agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Has a transfer agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.11. Pricing services.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided pricing services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Pricing Services Record: 1
i. Full name
Refinitiv US Holdings Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300NF240HXJO7N016 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 2
i. Full name
IHS Markit Ltd. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300HLPTRASHS0E726 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 3
i. Full name
ICE Data Services, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

13-3668779 

Description of other identifying number

Tax ID 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 4
i. Full name
Bloomberg L.P. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300B56MD0ZC402L06 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Was a pricing service hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.12. Custodians.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided custodial services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Custodians Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 2
i. Full name
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other

b. Has a custodian been hired or terminated during the reporting period?* Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.13. Shareholder servicing agents.

a. Provide the following information about each shareholder servicing agent of the Fund:
i. Full name
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

Description of other identifying number

iii. State, if applicable
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
v. Is the shareholder servicing agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vi. Is the shareholder servicing agent a sub-shareholder servicing agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Has a shareholder servicing agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.14. Administrators.

a. Provide the following information about each administrator of the Fund:
Administrators Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any, or other identifying number

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the administrator an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the administrator a sub-administrator? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b.Has a third-party administrator been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.15. Affiliated broker-dealers.

Provide the following information about each affiliated broker-dealer:
Broker Dealers Record: 1
a. Full name
BlackRock Execution Services 
b. SEC file number

8-48719 

c. CRD number
000039438 
d. LEI, if any

549300HFCRQ0NT5KY652 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 

Broker Dealers Record: 2
a. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. SEC file number

8-48436 

c. CRD number
000038642 
d. LEI, if any

54930061FBHCKXL2G714 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 


Item C.16. Brokers.

Instructions to Item C.16 and Item C.17.
To help Registrants distinguish between agency and principal transactions, and to promote consistent reporting of the information required by these items, the following criteria should be used:
1. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies the amount of the commission to be paid by the Registrant, the transaction should be considered an agency transaction and included in determining the answers to Item C.16.
2. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies only the net amount to be paid or received by the Registrant and such net amount is equal to the market value of the security at the time of the transaction, the transaction should be considered a principal transaction and included in determining the amounts in Item C.17.
3. If a security is purchased by the Registrant in an underwritten offering, the acquisition should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the underwriters are receiving from the issuer.
4. If a security is sold by the Registrant in a tender offer, the sale should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the offeror is paying to soliciting brokers or dealers.
5. If a security is purchased directly from the issuer (such as a bank CD), the purchase should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17.
6. The value of called or maturing securities should not be counted in either agency or principal transactions and should not be included in determining the amounts shown in Item C.16 and Item C.17. This means that the acquisition of a security may be included, but it is possible that its disposition may not be included. Disposition of a repurchase agreement at its expiration date should not be included.
7. The purchase or sales of securities in transactions not described in paragraphs (1) through (6) above should be evaluated by the Fund based upon the guidelines established in those paragraphs and classified accordingly. The agents considered in Item C.16 may be persons or companies not registered under the Exchange Act as securities brokers. The persons or companies from whom the investment company purchased or to whom it sold portfolio instruments on a principal basis may be persons or entities not registered under the Exchange Act as securities dealers.
a. For each of the ten brokers that received the largest dollar amount of brokerage commissions (excluding dealer concessions in underwritings) by virtue of direct or indirect participation in the Fund’s portfolio transactions, provide the information below:
Brokers Record: 1
i. Full name of broker
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

40,528.37000000 

Brokers Record: 2
i. Full name of broker
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

13,214.79000000 

Brokers Record: 3
i. Full name of broker
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

76,237.50000000 

Brokers Record: 4
i. Full name of broker
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

42,579.14000000 

Brokers Record: 5
i. Full name of broker
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

154,446.40000000 

Brokers Record: 6
i. Full name of broker
Jefferies LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15074 

iii. CRD number
000002347 
iv. LEI, if any

58PU97L1C0WSRCWADL48 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

4,226.07000000 

Brokers Record: 7
i. Full name of broker
Barclays Capital Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-41342 

iii. CRD number
000019714 
iv. LEI, if any

AC28XWWI3WIBK2824319 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

29,529.41000000 

Brokers Record: 8
i. Full name of broker
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

57,637.11000000 

Brokers Record: 9
i. Full name of broker
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

21,118.52000000 

Brokers Record: 10
i. Full name of broker
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

61,713.21000000 

b. Aggregate brokerage commissions paid by Fund during the reporting period:

503,257.03000000 


Item C.17. Principal transactions.

a. For each of the ten entities acting as principals with which the Fund did the largest dollar amount of principal transactions (include all short-term obligations, and U.S. government and tax-free securities) in both the secondary market and in underwritten offerings, provide the information below:
Principal Transactions Record: 1
i. Full name of dealer
BlackRock Funds III - BlackRock Cash Funds: Treasury 
ii. SEC file number

N/A 

iii. CRD number
000000000 
iv. LEI, if any

5493005PQV5UQG4OSI49 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

921,244,837.78000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 2
i. Full name of dealer
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

282,792,312.16000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 3
i. Full name of dealer
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

156,160,936.79000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 4
i. Full name of dealer
National Securities Clearing Corporation 
ii. SEC file number

8-164 

iii. CRD number
000007569 
iv. LEI, if any

549300RYC9NELN2ICA34 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

5,378,111,323.65000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 5
i. Full name of dealer
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

1,039,494,100.40000000 

b. Aggregate value of principal purchase/sale transactions of Fund during the reporting period:

7,777,803,510.78000000 


Item C.18. Payments for brokerage and research.

During the reporting period, did the Fund pay commissions to broker-dealers for "brokerage and research services" within the meaning of section 28(e) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78bb)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.19. Average net assets.

a. Provide the Fund's (other than a money market fund's) monthly average net assets during the reporting period

8,781,911,882.49000000 

b. Provide the money market fund's daily average net assets during the reporting period

 


Item C.20. Lines of credit, interfund lending and interfund borrowing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Does the Fund have available a line of credit? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

b. Did the Fund engage in interfund lending? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

c.Did the Fund engage in interfund borrowing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.21. Swing pricing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Did the Fund (if not a Money Market Fund, Exchange-Traded Fund, or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund) engage in swing pricing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Management Investment Record: 4

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000004433 

c. LEI

549300VVCSVTBRQPCB73 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares Morningstar Small-Cap ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000012196 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

JKJ 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.11170000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
-0.13830000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.07730000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.07670000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts would include, for example, (1) a loss to the Fund if collateral and indemnification were not sufficient to replace the loaned securities or their value, (2) the Fund's ineligibility to vote shares in a proxy, or (3) the Fund's ineligibility to receive a direct distribution from the issuer.
a. Is the Fund authorized to engage in securities lending transactions? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Did the Fund lend any of its securities during the reporting period? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
i. If yes, during the reporting period, did any borrower fail to return the loaned securities by the contractual deadline with the result that:
1. The Fund (or its securities lending agent) liquidated collateral pledged to secure the loaned securities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. The Fund was otherwise adversely impacted? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Provide the information requested below about each securities lending agent, if any, retained by the Fund:
Securities Lending Record: 1
i. Full name of securities lending agent
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 
ii. LEI, if any

549300RK1FB0VMTPD087 

iii. Is the securities lending agent an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Does the securities lending agent or any other entity indemnify the fund against borrower default on loans administered by this agent? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
v. If the entity providing the indemnification is not the securities lending agent, provide the following information:
Idemnity Providers Record: 1
1. Name of person providing indemnification
BlackRock, Inc. 
2. LEI, if any, of person providing indemnification

549300LRIF3NWCU26A80 

vi. Did the Fund exercise its indemnification rights during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. If a person providing cash collateral management services to the Fund in connection with the Fund's securities lending activities does not also serve as securities lending agent, provide the following information about each cash collateral manager:
Collateral Managers Record: 1
i. Full name of cash collateral manager:
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. LEI, if any:

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

iii. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of a securities lending agent retained by the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

e. Types of payments made to one or more securities lending agents and cash collateral managers (check all that apply): Checkbox checked  i. Revenue sharing split 
Checkbox not checked  ii. Non-revenue sharing split (other than administrative fee)  
Checkbox not checked  iii. Administrative fee 
Checkbox checked  iv. Cash collateral reinvestment fee 
Checkbox not checked  v. Indemnification fee 
Checkbox checked  vi. Other  
Checkbox not checked   N/A  
If other, describe:

Rebates paid to borrowers 

f. Provide the monthly average of the value of portfolio securities on loan during the reporting period

13,132,014.00000000 

g. Provide the net income from securities lending activities

 


Item C.7. Reliance on certain rules.

Did the Fund rely on any of the following rules under the Act during the reporting period? (check all that apply) Checkbox not checked  a. Rule 10f-3 (17 CFR 270.10f-3)  
Checkbox checked  b. Rule 12d1-1 (17 CFR 270.12d1-1) 
Checkbox not checked  c. Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 270.15a-4)  
Checkbox not checked  d. Rule 17a-6 (17 CFR 270.17a-6)  
Checkbox checked  e. Rule 17a-7 (17 CFR 270.17a-7) 
Checkbox not checked  f. Rule 17a-8 (17 CFR 270.17a-8) 
Checkbox not checked  g. Rule 17e-1 (17 CFR 270.17e-1) 
Checkbox not checked  h. Rule 22d-1 (17 CFR 270.22d-1) 
Checkbox not checked  i. Rule 23c-1 (17 CFR 270.23c-1)  
Checkbox checked  j. Rule 32a-4 (17 CFR 270.32a-4) 
Checkbox not checked  N/A 

Item C.8. Expense limitations.

Instruction. Provide information concerning any direct or indirect limitations, waivers or reductions, on the level of expenses incurred by the fund during the reporting period. A limitation, for example, may be applied indirectly (such as when an adviser agrees to accept a reduced fee pursuant to a voluntary fee waiver) or it may apply only for a temporary period such as for a new fund in its start-up phase.
a. Did the Fund have an expense limitation arrangement in place during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Were any expenses of the Fund reduced or waived pursuant to an expense limitation arrangement during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Are the fees waived subject to recoupment? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Were any expenses previously waived recouped during the period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.9. Investment advisers.

a. Provide the following information about each investment adviser (other than a sub-adviser) of the Fund:
Investment Advisers Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

801-22609 

iii.CRD number
000105247 
iv. LEI, if any

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Was the investment adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. If an investment adviser (other than a sub- adviser) to the Fund was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to each investment adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 

c. For each sub-adviser to the Fund, provide the information requested:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- ), if applicable

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Is the sub-adviser an affiliated person of the Fund's investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
viii. Was the sub-adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. If a sub-adviser was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to such sub-adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 


Item C.10. Transfer agents.

a. Provide the following information about each person providing transfer agency services to the Fund:
Transfer Agents Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii.SEC file number ( e.g., 84- or 85- )

85-05003 

iii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iv. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
v. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vi. Is the transfer agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. Is the transfer agent a sub-transfer agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Has a transfer agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.11. Pricing services.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided pricing services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Pricing Services Record: 1
i. Full name
IHS Markit Ltd. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300HLPTRASHS0E726 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 2
i. Full name
Refinitiv US Holdings Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300NF240HXJO7N016 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 3
i. Full name
Bloomberg L.P. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300B56MD0ZC402L06 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 4
i. Full name
ICE Data Services, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

13-3668779 

Description of other identifying number

Tax ID 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Was a pricing service hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.12. Custodians.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided custodial services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Custodians Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 2
i. Full name
SG Americas Securities, LLC 
ii. LEI, if any

549300F35UE0BOM1WJ55 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other

b. Has a custodian been hired or terminated during the reporting period?* Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.13. Shareholder servicing agents.

a. Provide the following information about each shareholder servicing agent of the Fund:
i. Full name
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

Description of other identifying number

iii. State, if applicable
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
v. Is the shareholder servicing agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vi. Is the shareholder servicing agent a sub-shareholder servicing agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Has a shareholder servicing agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.14. Administrators.

a. Provide the following information about each administrator of the Fund:
Administrators Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any, or other identifying number

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the administrator an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the administrator a sub-administrator? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b.Has a third-party administrator been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.15. Affiliated broker-dealers.

Provide the following information about each affiliated broker-dealer:
Broker Dealers Record: 1
a. Full name
BlackRock Execution Services 
b. SEC file number

8-48719 

c. CRD number
000039438 
d. LEI, if any

549300HFCRQ0NT5KY652 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 

Broker Dealers Record: 2
a. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. SEC file number

8-48436 

c. CRD number
000038642 
d. LEI, if any

54930061FBHCKXL2G714 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 


Item C.16. Brokers.

Instructions to Item C.16 and Item C.17.
To help Registrants distinguish between agency and principal transactions, and to promote consistent reporting of the information required by these items, the following criteria should be used:
1. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies the amount of the commission to be paid by the Registrant, the transaction should be considered an agency transaction and included in determining the answers to Item C.16.
2. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies only the net amount to be paid or received by the Registrant and such net amount is equal to the market value of the security at the time of the transaction, the transaction should be considered a principal transaction and included in determining the amounts in Item C.17.
3. If a security is purchased by the Registrant in an underwritten offering, the acquisition should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the underwriters are receiving from the issuer.
4. If a security is sold by the Registrant in a tender offer, the sale should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the offeror is paying to soliciting brokers or dealers.
5. If a security is purchased directly from the issuer (such as a bank CD), the purchase should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17.
6. The value of called or maturing securities should not be counted in either agency or principal transactions and should not be included in determining the amounts shown in Item C.16 and Item C.17. This means that the acquisition of a security may be included, but it is possible that its disposition may not be included. Disposition of a repurchase agreement at its expiration date should not be included.
7. The purchase or sales of securities in transactions not described in paragraphs (1) through (6) above should be evaluated by the Fund based upon the guidelines established in those paragraphs and classified accordingly. The agents considered in Item C.16 may be persons or companies not registered under the Exchange Act as securities brokers. The persons or companies from whom the investment company purchased or to whom it sold portfolio instruments on a principal basis may be persons or entities not registered under the Exchange Act as securities dealers.
a. For each of the ten brokers that received the largest dollar amount of brokerage commissions (excluding dealer concessions in underwritings) by virtue of direct or indirect participation in the Fund’s portfolio transactions, provide the information below:
Brokers Record: 1
i. Full name of broker
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,881.13000000 

Brokers Record: 2
i. Full name of broker
Barclays Capital Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-41342 

iii. CRD number
000019714 
iv. LEI, if any

AC28XWWI3WIBK2824319 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

850.75000000 

Brokers Record: 3
i. Full name of broker
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,425.39000000 

Brokers Record: 4
i. Full name of broker
Instinet, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-23669 

iii. CRD number
000007897 
iv. LEI, if any

549300MGMN3RKMU8FT57 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

6,460.41000000 

Brokers Record: 5
i. Full name of broker
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

6,253.16000000 

Brokers Record: 6
i. Full name of broker
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

876.27000000 

Brokers Record: 7
i. Full name of broker
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

3,530.97000000 

Brokers Record: 8
i. Full name of broker
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

4,272.89000000 

Brokers Record: 9
i. Full name of broker
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

3,567.00000000 

Brokers Record: 10
i. Full name of broker
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,181.05000000 

b. Aggregate brokerage commissions paid by Fund during the reporting period:

32,791.50000000 


Item C.17. Principal transactions.

a. For each of the ten entities acting as principals with which the Fund did the largest dollar amount of principal transactions (include all short-term obligations, and U.S. government and tax-free securities) in both the secondary market and in underwritten offerings, provide the information below:
Principal Transactions Record: 1
i. Full name of dealer
National Securities Clearing Corporation 
ii. SEC file number

8-164 

iii. CRD number
000007569 
iv. LEI, if any

549300RYC9NELN2ICA34 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

50,120,739.39000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 2
i. Full name of dealer
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

42,639,191.97000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 3
i. Full name of dealer
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

4,136.65000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 4
i. Full name of dealer
BlackRock Funds III - BlackRock Cash Funds: Treasury 
ii. SEC file number

N/A 

iii. CRD number
000000000 
iv. LEI, if any

5493005PQV5UQG4OSI49 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

18,771,816.61000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 5
i. Full name of dealer
Instinet, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-23669 

iii. CRD number
000007897 
iv. LEI, if any

549300MGMN3RKMU8FT57 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

6,479.91000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 6
i. Full name of dealer
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

7,955.94000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 7
i. Full name of dealer
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

4,917.45000000 

b. Aggregate value of principal purchase/sale transactions of Fund during the reporting period:

111,555,237.92000000 


Item C.18. Payments for brokerage and research.

During the reporting period, did the Fund pay commissions to broker-dealers for "brokerage and research services" within the meaning of section 28(e) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78bb)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.19. Average net assets.

a. Provide the Fund's (other than a money market fund's) monthly average net assets during the reporting period

225,123,596.50000000 

b. Provide the money market fund's daily average net assets during the reporting period

 


Item C.20. Lines of credit, interfund lending and interfund borrowing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Does the Fund have available a line of credit? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

b. Did the Fund engage in interfund lending? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

c.Did the Fund engage in interfund borrowing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.21. Swing pricing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Did the Fund (if not a Money Market Fund, Exchange-Traded Fund, or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund) engage in swing pricing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Management Investment Record: 5

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000004434 

c. LEI

549300LTDYGH14NZXT13 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares Morningstar Small-Cap Growth ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000012197 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

JKK 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.18930000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
-0.11070000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.06460000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.06440000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts would include, for example, (1) a loss to the Fund if collateral and indemnification were not sufficient to replace the loaned securities or their value, (2) the Fund's ineligibility to vote shares in a proxy, or (3) the Fund's ineligibility to receive a direct distribution from the issuer.
a. Is the Fund authorized to engage in securities lending transactions? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Did the Fund lend any of its securities during the reporting period? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
i. If yes, during the reporting period, did any borrower fail to return the loaned securities by the contractual deadline with the result that:
1. The Fund (or its securities lending agent) liquidated collateral pledged to secure the loaned securities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. The Fund was otherwise adversely impacted? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Provide the information requested below about each securities lending agent, if any, retained by the Fund:
Securities Lending Record: 1
i. Full name of securities lending agent
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 
ii. LEI, if any

549300RK1FB0VMTPD087 

iii. Is the securities lending agent an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Does the securities lending agent or any other entity indemnify the fund against borrower default on loans administered by this agent? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
v. If the entity providing the indemnification is not the securities lending agent, provide the following information:
Idemnity Providers Record: 1
1. Name of person providing indemnification
BlackRock, Inc. 
2. LEI, if any, of person providing indemnification

549300LRIF3NWCU26A80 

vi. Did the Fund exercise its indemnification rights during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. If a person providing cash collateral management services to the Fund in connection with the Fund's securities lending activities does not also serve as securities lending agent, provide the following information about each cash collateral manager:
Collateral Managers Record: 1
i. Full name of cash collateral manager:
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. LEI, if any:

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

iii. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of a securities lending agent retained by the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

e. Types of payments made to one or more securities lending agents and cash collateral managers (check all that apply): Checkbox checked  i. Revenue sharing split 
Checkbox not checked  ii. Non-revenue sharing split (other than administrative fee)  
Checkbox not checked  iii. Administrative fee 
Checkbox checked  iv. Cash collateral reinvestment fee 
Checkbox not checked  v. Indemnification fee 
Checkbox checked  vi. Other  
Checkbox not checked   N/A  
If other, describe:

Rebates paid to borrowers 

f. Provide the monthly average of the value of portfolio securities on loan during the reporting period

46,703,834.00000000 

g. Provide the net income from securities lending activities

 


Item C.7. Reliance on certain rules.

Did the Fund rely on any of the following rules under the Act during the reporting period? (check all that apply) Checkbox not checked  a. Rule 10f-3 (17 CFR 270.10f-3)  
Checkbox checked  b. Rule 12d1-1 (17 CFR 270.12d1-1) 
Checkbox not checked  c. Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 270.15a-4)  
Checkbox not checked  d. Rule 17a-6 (17 CFR 270.17a-6)  
Checkbox checked  e. Rule 17a-7 (17 CFR 270.17a-7) 
Checkbox not checked  f. Rule 17a-8 (17 CFR 270.17a-8) 
Checkbox not checked  g. Rule 17e-1 (17 CFR 270.17e-1) 
Checkbox not checked  h. Rule 22d-1 (17 CFR 270.22d-1) 
Checkbox not checked  i. Rule 23c-1 (17 CFR 270.23c-1)  
Checkbox checked  j. Rule 32a-4 (17 CFR 270.32a-4) 
Checkbox not checked  N/A 

Item C.8. Expense limitations.

Instruction. Provide information concerning any direct or indirect limitations, waivers or reductions, on the level of expenses incurred by the fund during the reporting period. A limitation, for example, may be applied indirectly (such as when an adviser agrees to accept a reduced fee pursuant to a voluntary fee waiver) or it may apply only for a temporary period such as for a new fund in its start-up phase.
a. Did the Fund have an expense limitation arrangement in place during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Were any expenses of the Fund reduced or waived pursuant to an expense limitation arrangement during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Are the fees waived subject to recoupment? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Were any expenses previously waived recouped during the period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.9. Investment advisers.

a. Provide the following information about each investment adviser (other than a sub-adviser) of the Fund:
Investment Advisers Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

801-22609 

iii.CRD number
000105247 
iv. LEI, if any

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Was the investment adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. If an investment adviser (other than a sub- adviser) to the Fund was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to each investment adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 

c. For each sub-adviser to the Fund, provide the information requested:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- ), if applicable

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Is the sub-adviser an affiliated person of the Fund's investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
viii. Was the sub-adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. If a sub-adviser was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to such sub-adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 


Item C.10. Transfer agents.

a. Provide the following information about each person providing transfer agency services to the Fund:
Transfer Agents Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii.SEC file number ( e.g., 84- or 85- )

85-05003 

iii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iv. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
v. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vi. Is the transfer agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. Is the transfer agent a sub-transfer agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Has a transfer agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.11. Pricing services.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided pricing services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Pricing Services Record: 1
i. Full name
ICE Data Services, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

13-3668779 

Description of other identifying number

Tax ID 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 2
i. Full name
Refinitiv US Holdings Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300NF240HXJO7N016 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 3
i. Full name
IHS Markit Ltd. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300HLPTRASHS0E726 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 4
i. Full name
Bloomberg L.P. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300B56MD0ZC402L06 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Was a pricing service hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.12. Custodians.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided custodial services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Custodians Record: 1
i. Full name
SG Americas Securities, LLC 
ii. LEI, if any

549300F35UE0BOM1WJ55 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 2
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other

b. Has a custodian been hired or terminated during the reporting period?* Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.13. Shareholder servicing agents.

a. Provide the following information about each shareholder servicing agent of the Fund:
i. Full name
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

Description of other identifying number

iii. State, if applicable
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
v. Is the shareholder servicing agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vi. Is the shareholder servicing agent a sub-shareholder servicing agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Has a shareholder servicing agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.14. Administrators.

a. Provide the following information about each administrator of the Fund:
Administrators Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any, or other identifying number

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the administrator an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the administrator a sub-administrator? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b.Has a third-party administrator been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.15. Affiliated broker-dealers.

Provide the following information about each affiliated broker-dealer:
Broker Dealers Record: 1
a. Full name
BlackRock Execution Services 
b. SEC file number

8-48719 

c. CRD number
000039438 
d. LEI, if any

549300HFCRQ0NT5KY652 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 

Broker Dealers Record: 2
a. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. SEC file number

8-48436 

c. CRD number
000038642 
d. LEI, if any

54930061FBHCKXL2G714 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 


Item C.16. Brokers.

Instructions to Item C.16 and Item C.17.
To help Registrants distinguish between agency and principal transactions, and to promote consistent reporting of the information required by these items, the following criteria should be used:
1. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies the amount of the commission to be paid by the Registrant, the transaction should be considered an agency transaction and included in determining the answers to Item C.16.
2. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies only the net amount to be paid or received by the Registrant and such net amount is equal to the market value of the security at the time of the transaction, the transaction should be considered a principal transaction and included in determining the amounts in Item C.17.
3. If a security is purchased by the Registrant in an underwritten offering, the acquisition should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the underwriters are receiving from the issuer.
4. If a security is sold by the Registrant in a tender offer, the sale should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the offeror is paying to soliciting brokers or dealers.
5. If a security is purchased directly from the issuer (such as a bank CD), the purchase should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17.
6. The value of called or maturing securities should not be counted in either agency or principal transactions and should not be included in determining the amounts shown in Item C.16 and Item C.17. This means that the acquisition of a security may be included, but it is possible that its disposition may not be included. Disposition of a repurchase agreement at its expiration date should not be included.
7. The purchase or sales of securities in transactions not described in paragraphs (1) through (6) above should be evaluated by the Fund based upon the guidelines established in those paragraphs and classified accordingly. The agents considered in Item C.16 may be persons or companies not registered under the Exchange Act as securities brokers. The persons or companies from whom the investment company purchased or to whom it sold portfolio instruments on a principal basis may be persons or entities not registered under the Exchange Act as securities dealers.
a. For each of the ten brokers that received the largest dollar amount of brokerage commissions (excluding dealer concessions in underwritings) by virtue of direct or indirect participation in the Fund’s portfolio transactions, provide the information below:
Brokers Record: 1
i. Full name of broker
Instinet, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-23669 

iii. CRD number
000007897 
iv. LEI, if any

549300MGMN3RKMU8FT57 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

3,443.00000000 

Brokers Record: 2
i. Full name of broker
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

3,343.51000000 

Brokers Record: 3
i. Full name of broker
Barclays Capital Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-41342 

iii. CRD number
000019714 
iv. LEI, if any

AC28XWWI3WIBK2824319 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

395.69000000 

Brokers Record: 4
i. Full name of broker
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,431.25000000 

Brokers Record: 5
i. Full name of broker
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,957.29000000 

Brokers Record: 6
i. Full name of broker
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,084.38000000 

Brokers Record: 7
i. Full name of broker
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

4,030.62000000 

Brokers Record: 8
i. Full name of broker
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

3,962.15000000 

Brokers Record: 9
i. Full name of broker
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,054.96000000 

Brokers Record: 10
i. Full name of broker
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,772.20000000 

b. Aggregate brokerage commissions paid by Fund during the reporting period:

25,858.21000000 


Item C.17. Principal transactions.

a. For each of the ten entities acting as principals with which the Fund did the largest dollar amount of principal transactions (include all short-term obligations, and U.S. government and tax-free securities) in both the secondary market and in underwritten offerings, provide the information below:
Principal Transactions Record: 1
i. Full name of dealer
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

2,940.14000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 2
i. Full name of dealer
National Securities Clearing Corporation 
ii. SEC file number

8-164 

iii. CRD number
000007569 
iv. LEI, if any

549300RYC9NELN2ICA34 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

59,911,840.43000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 3
i. Full name of dealer
BlackRock Funds III - BlackRock Cash Funds: Treasury 
ii. SEC file number

N/A 

iii. CRD number
000000000 
iv. LEI, if any

5493005PQV5UQG4OSI49 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

16,196,865.04000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 4
i. Full name of dealer
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

30,349,749.27000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 5
i. Full name of dealer
Instinet, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-23669 

iii. CRD number
000007897 
iv. LEI, if any

549300MGMN3RKMU8FT57 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

374.88000000 

b. Aggregate value of principal purchase/sale transactions of Fund during the reporting period:

110,078,185.76000000 


Item C.18. Payments for brokerage and research.

During the reporting period, did the Fund pay commissions to broker-dealers for "brokerage and research services" within the meaning of section 28(e) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78bb)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.19. Average net assets.

a. Provide the Fund's (other than a money market fund's) monthly average net assets during the reporting period

211,334,090.45000000 

b. Provide the money market fund's daily average net assets during the reporting period

 


Item C.20. Lines of credit, interfund lending and interfund borrowing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Does the Fund have available a line of credit? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

b. Did the Fund engage in interfund lending? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

c.Did the Fund engage in interfund borrowing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.21. Swing pricing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Did the Fund (if not a Money Market Fund, Exchange-Traded Fund, or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund) engage in swing pricing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Management Investment Record: 6

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares Morningstar Large-Cap ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000004367 

c. LEI

5493009PL6SP423UWN97 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares Morningstar Large-Cap ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000012097 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

JKD 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
-0.00060000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
-0.20060000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.05430000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.05350000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts would include, for example, (1) a loss to the Fund if collateral and indemnification were not sufficient to replace the loaned securities or their value, (2) the Fund's ineligibility to vote shares in a proxy, or (3) the Fund's ineligibility to receive a direct distribution from the issuer.
a. Is the Fund authorized to engage in securities lending transactions? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Did the Fund lend any of its securities during the reporting period? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
i. If yes, during the reporting period, did any borrower fail to return the loaned securities by the contractual deadline with the result that:
1. The Fund (or its securities lending agent) liquidated collateral pledged to secure the loaned securities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. The Fund was otherwise adversely impacted? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Provide the information requested below about each securities lending agent, if any, retained by the Fund:
Securities Lending Record: 1
i. Full name of securities lending agent
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 
ii. LEI, if any

549300RK1FB0VMTPD087 

iii. Is the securities lending agent an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Does the securities lending agent or any other entity indemnify the fund against borrower default on loans administered by this agent? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
v. If the entity providing the indemnification is not the securities lending agent, provide the following information:
Idemnity Providers Record: 1
1. Name of person providing indemnification
BlackRock, Inc. 
2. LEI, if any, of person providing indemnification

549300LRIF3NWCU26A80 

vi. Did the Fund exercise its indemnification rights during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. If a person providing cash collateral management services to the Fund in connection with the Fund's securities lending activities does not also serve as securities lending agent, provide the following information about each cash collateral manager:
Collateral Managers Record: 1
i. Full name of cash collateral manager:
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. LEI, if any:

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

iii. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of a securities lending agent retained by the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

e. Types of payments made to one or more securities lending agents and cash collateral managers (check all that apply): Checkbox checked  i. Revenue sharing split 
Checkbox not checked  ii. Non-revenue sharing split (other than administrative fee)  
Checkbox not checked  iii. Administrative fee 
Checkbox checked  iv. Cash collateral reinvestment fee 
Checkbox not checked  v. Indemnification fee 
Checkbox checked  vi. Other  
Checkbox not checked   N/A  
If other, describe:

Rebates paid to borrowers 

f. Provide the monthly average of the value of portfolio securities on loan during the reporting period

915,610.00000000 

g. Provide the net income from securities lending activities

 


Item C.7. Reliance on certain rules.

Did the Fund rely on any of the following rules under the Act during the reporting period? (check all that apply) Checkbox not checked  a. Rule 10f-3 (17 CFR 270.10f-3)  
Checkbox checked  b. Rule 12d1-1 (17 CFR 270.12d1-1) 
Checkbox not checked  c. Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 270.15a-4)  
Checkbox not checked  d. Rule 17a-6 (17 CFR 270.17a-6)  
Checkbox checked  e. Rule 17a-7 (17 CFR 270.17a-7) 
Checkbox not checked  f. Rule 17a-8 (17 CFR 270.17a-8) 
Checkbox not checked  g. Rule 17e-1 (17 CFR 270.17e-1) 
Checkbox not checked  h. Rule 22d-1 (17 CFR 270.22d-1) 
Checkbox not checked  i. Rule 23c-1 (17 CFR 270.23c-1)  
Checkbox checked  j. Rule 32a-4 (17 CFR 270.32a-4) 
Checkbox not checked  N/A 

Item C.8. Expense limitations.

Instruction. Provide information concerning any direct or indirect limitations, waivers or reductions, on the level of expenses incurred by the fund during the reporting period. A limitation, for example, may be applied indirectly (such as when an adviser agrees to accept a reduced fee pursuant to a voluntary fee waiver) or it may apply only for a temporary period such as for a new fund in its start-up phase.
a. Did the Fund have an expense limitation arrangement in place during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Were any expenses of the Fund reduced or waived pursuant to an expense limitation arrangement during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Are the fees waived subject to recoupment? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Were any expenses previously waived recouped during the period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.9. Investment advisers.

a. Provide the following information about each investment adviser (other than a sub-adviser) of the Fund:
Investment Advisers Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

801-22609 

iii.CRD number
000105247 
iv. LEI, if any

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Was the investment adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. If an investment adviser (other than a sub- adviser) to the Fund was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to each investment adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 

c. For each sub-adviser to the Fund, provide the information requested:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- ), if applicable

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Is the sub-adviser an affiliated person of the Fund's investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
viii. Was the sub-adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. If a sub-adviser was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to such sub-adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 


Item C.10. Transfer agents.

a. Provide the following information about each person providing transfer agency services to the Fund:
Transfer Agents Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii.SEC file number ( e.g., 84- or 85- )

85-05003 

iii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iv. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
v. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vi. Is the transfer agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. Is the transfer agent a sub-transfer agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Has a transfer agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.11. Pricing services.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided pricing services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Pricing Services Record: 1
i. Full name
ICE Data Services, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

13-3668779 

Description of other identifying number

Tax ID 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 2
i. Full name
IHS Markit Ltd. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300HLPTRASHS0E726 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 3
i. Full name
Refinitiv US Holdings Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300NF240HXJO7N016 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 4
i. Full name
Bloomberg L.P. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300B56MD0ZC402L06 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Was a pricing service hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.12. Custodians.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided custodial services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Custodians Record: 1
i. Full name
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

iii. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 2
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other

b. Has a custodian been hired or terminated during the reporting period?* Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.13. Shareholder servicing agents.

a. Provide the following information about each shareholder servicing agent of the Fund:
i. Full name
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

Description of other identifying number

iii. State, if applicable
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
v. Is the shareholder servicing agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vi. Is the shareholder servicing agent a sub-shareholder servicing agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Has a shareholder servicing agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.14. Administrators.

a. Provide the following information about each administrator of the Fund:
Administrators Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any, or other identifying number

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the administrator an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the administrator a sub-administrator? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b.Has a third-party administrator been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.15. Affiliated broker-dealers.

Provide the following information about each affiliated broker-dealer:
Broker Dealers Record: 1
a. Full name
BlackRock Execution Services 
b. SEC file number

8-48719 

c. CRD number
000039438 
d. LEI, if any

549300HFCRQ0NT5KY652 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 

Broker Dealers Record: 2
a. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. SEC file number

8-48436 

c. CRD number
000038642 
d. LEI, if any

54930061FBHCKXL2G714 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 


Item C.16. Brokers.

Instructions to Item C.16 and Item C.17.
To help Registrants distinguish between agency and principal transactions, and to promote consistent reporting of the information required by these items, the following criteria should be used:
1. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies the amount of the commission to be paid by the Registrant, the transaction should be considered an agency transaction and included in determining the answers to Item C.16.
2. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies only the net amount to be paid or received by the Registrant and such net amount is equal to the market value of the security at the time of the transaction, the transaction should be considered a principal transaction and included in determining the amounts in Item C.17.
3. If a security is purchased by the Registrant in an underwritten offering, the acquisition should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the underwriters are receiving from the issuer.
4. If a security is sold by the Registrant in a tender offer, the sale should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the offeror is paying to soliciting brokers or dealers.
5. If a security is purchased directly from the issuer (such as a bank CD), the purchase should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17.
6. The value of called or maturing securities should not be counted in either agency or principal transactions and should not be included in determining the amounts shown in Item C.16 and Item C.17. This means that the acquisition of a security may be included, but it is possible that its disposition may not be included. Disposition of a repurchase agreement at its expiration date should not be included.
7. The purchase or sales of securities in transactions not described in paragraphs (1) through (6) above should be evaluated by the Fund based upon the guidelines established in those paragraphs and classified accordingly. The agents considered in Item C.16 may be persons or companies not registered under the Exchange Act as securities brokers. The persons or companies from whom the investment company purchased or to whom it sold portfolio instruments on a principal basis may be persons or entities not registered under the Exchange Act as securities dealers.
a. For each of the ten brokers that received the largest dollar amount of brokerage commissions (excluding dealer concessions in underwritings) by virtue of direct or indirect participation in the Fund’s portfolio transactions, provide the information below:
Brokers Record: 1
i. Full name of broker
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,828.22000000 

Brokers Record: 2
i. Full name of broker
Instinet, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-23669 

iii. CRD number
000007897 
iv. LEI, if any

549300MGMN3RKMU8FT57 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

5,512.37000000 

Brokers Record: 3
i. Full name of broker
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,960.83000000 

Brokers Record: 4
i. Full name of broker
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

5,256.86000000 

Brokers Record: 5
i. Full name of broker
Barclays Capital Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-41342 

iii. CRD number
000019714 
iv. LEI, if any

AC28XWWI3WIBK2824319 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,168.11000000 

Brokers Record: 6
i. Full name of broker
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,614.85000000 

Brokers Record: 7
i. Full name of broker
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

6,174.11000000 

Brokers Record: 8
i. Full name of broker
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,513.86000000 

Brokers Record: 9
i. Full name of broker
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,722.29000000 

Brokers Record: 10
i. Full name of broker
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

7,039.77000000 

b. Aggregate brokerage commissions paid by Fund during the reporting period:

36,040.34000000 


Item C.17. Principal transactions.

a. For each of the ten entities acting as principals with which the Fund did the largest dollar amount of principal transactions (include all short-term obligations, and U.S. government and tax-free securities) in both the secondary market and in underwritten offerings, provide the information below:
Principal Transactions Record: 1
i. Full name of dealer
BlackRock Funds III - BlackRock Cash Funds: Treasury 
ii. SEC file number

N/A 

iii. CRD number
000000000 
iv. LEI, if any

5493005PQV5UQG4OSI49 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

90,886,270.21000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 2
i. Full name of dealer
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

122,878,452.93000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 3
i. Full name of dealer
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

137,221,352.12000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 4
i. Full name of dealer
National Securities Clearing Corporation 
ii. SEC file number

8-164 

iii. CRD number
000007569 
iv. LEI, if any

549300RYC9NELN2ICA34 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

381,199,622.03000000 

b. Aggregate value of principal purchase/sale transactions of Fund during the reporting period:

732,185,697.29000000 


Item C.18. Payments for brokerage and research.

During the reporting period, did the Fund pay commissions to broker-dealers for "brokerage and research services" within the meaning of section 28(e) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78bb)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.19. Average net assets.

a. Provide the Fund's (other than a money market fund's) monthly average net assets during the reporting period

811,663,444.46000000 

b. Provide the money market fund's daily average net assets during the reporting period

 


Item C.20. Lines of credit, interfund lending and interfund borrowing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Does the Fund have available a line of credit? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

b. Did the Fund engage in interfund lending? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

c.Did the Fund engage in interfund borrowing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.21. Swing pricing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Did the Fund (if not a Money Market Fund, Exchange-Traded Fund, or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund) engage in swing pricing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Management Investment Record: 7

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000013931 

c. LEI

549300F924TT3OXSR002 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares MSCI KLD 400 Social ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000038163 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

DSI 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
-0.00460000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
-0.25460000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.06760000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.06660000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts would include, for example, (1) a loss to the Fund if collateral and indemnification were not sufficient to replace the loaned securities or their value, (2) the Fund's ineligibility to vote shares in a proxy, or (3) the Fund's ineligibility to receive a direct distribution from the issuer.
a. Is the Fund authorized to engage in securities lending transactions? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Did the Fund lend any of its securities during the reporting period? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
i. If yes, during the reporting period, did any borrower fail to return the loaned securities by the contractual deadline with the result that:
1. The Fund (or its securities lending agent) liquidated collateral pledged to secure the loaned securities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. The Fund was otherwise adversely impacted? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Provide the information requested below about each securities lending agent, if any, retained by the Fund:
Securities Lending Record: 1
i. Full name of securities lending agent
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 
ii. LEI, if any

549300RK1FB0VMTPD087 

iii. Is the securities lending agent an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Does the securities lending agent or any other entity indemnify the fund against borrower default on loans administered by this agent? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
v. If the entity providing the indemnification is not the securities lending agent, provide the following information:
Idemnity Providers Record: 1
1. Name of person providing indemnification
BlackRock, Inc. 
2. LEI, if any, of person providing indemnification

549300LRIF3NWCU26A80 

vi. Did the Fund exercise its indemnification rights during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. If a person providing cash collateral management services to the Fund in connection with the Fund's securities lending activities does not also serve as securities lending agent, provide the following information about each cash collateral manager:
Collateral Managers Record: 1
i. Full name of cash collateral manager:
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. LEI, if any:

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

iii. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of a securities lending agent retained by the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

e. Types of payments made to one or more securities lending agents and cash collateral managers (check all that apply): Checkbox checked  i. Revenue sharing split 
Checkbox not checked  ii. Non-revenue sharing split (other than administrative fee)  
Checkbox not checked  iii. Administrative fee 
Checkbox checked  iv. Cash collateral reinvestment fee 
Checkbox not checked  v. Indemnification fee 
Checkbox checked  vi. Other  
Checkbox not checked   N/A  
If other, describe:

Rebates paid to borrowers 

f. Provide the monthly average of the value of portfolio securities on loan during the reporting period

17,168,882.00000000 

g. Provide the net income from securities lending activities

 


Item C.7. Reliance on certain rules.

Did the Fund rely on any of the following rules under the Act during the reporting period? (check all that apply) Checkbox not checked  a. Rule 10f-3 (17 CFR 270.10f-3)  
Checkbox checked  b. Rule 12d1-1 (17 CFR 270.12d1-1) 
Checkbox not checked  c. Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 270.15a-4)  
Checkbox not checked  d. Rule 17a-6 (17 CFR 270.17a-6)  
Checkbox checked  e. Rule 17a-7 (17 CFR 270.17a-7) 
Checkbox not checked  f. Rule 17a-8 (17 CFR 270.17a-8) 
Checkbox not checked  g. Rule 17e-1 (17 CFR 270.17e-1) 
Checkbox not checked  h. Rule 22d-1 (17 CFR 270.22d-1) 
Checkbox not checked  i. Rule 23c-1 (17 CFR 270.23c-1)  
Checkbox checked  j. Rule 32a-4 (17 CFR 270.32a-4) 
Checkbox not checked  N/A 

Item C.8. Expense limitations.

Instruction. Provide information concerning any direct or indirect limitations, waivers or reductions, on the level of expenses incurred by the fund during the reporting period. A limitation, for example, may be applied indirectly (such as when an adviser agrees to accept a reduced fee pursuant to a voluntary fee waiver) or it may apply only for a temporary period such as for a new fund in its start-up phase.
a. Did the Fund have an expense limitation arrangement in place during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Were any expenses of the Fund reduced or waived pursuant to an expense limitation arrangement during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Are the fees waived subject to recoupment? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Were any expenses previously waived recouped during the period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.9. Investment advisers.

a. Provide the following information about each investment adviser (other than a sub-adviser) of the Fund:
Investment Advisers Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

801-22609 

iii.CRD number
000105247 
iv. LEI, if any

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Was the investment adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. If an investment adviser (other than a sub- adviser) to the Fund was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to each investment adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 

c. For each sub-adviser to the Fund, provide the information requested:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- ), if applicable

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Is the sub-adviser an affiliated person of the Fund's investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
viii. Was the sub-adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. If a sub-adviser was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to such sub-adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 


Item C.10. Transfer agents.

a. Provide the following information about each person providing transfer agency services to the Fund:
Transfer Agents Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii.SEC file number ( e.g., 84- or 85- )

85-05003 

iii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iv. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
v. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vi. Is the transfer agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. Is the transfer agent a sub-transfer agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Has a transfer agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.11. Pricing services.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided pricing services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Pricing Services Record: 1
i. Full name
ICE Data Services, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

13-3668779 

Description of other identifying number

Tax ID 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 2
i. Full name
IHS Markit Ltd. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300HLPTRASHS0E726 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 3
i. Full name
Refinitiv US Holdings Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300NF240HXJO7N016 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 4
i. Full name
Bloomberg L.P. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300B56MD0ZC402L06 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Was a pricing service hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.12. Custodians.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided custodial services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Custodians Record: 1
i. Full name
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

iii. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 2
i. Full name
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (Amsterdam, Noord Holland, NL, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

7LTWFZYICNSX8D621K86 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
NETHERLANDS  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 3
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other

b. Has a custodian been hired or terminated during the reporting period?* Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.13. Shareholder servicing agents.

a. Provide the following information about each shareholder servicing agent of the Fund:
i. Full name
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

Description of other identifying number

iii. State, if applicable
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
v. Is the shareholder servicing agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vi. Is the shareholder servicing agent a sub-shareholder servicing agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Has a shareholder servicing agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.14. Administrators.

a. Provide the following information about each administrator of the Fund:
Administrators Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any, or other identifying number

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the administrator an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the administrator a sub-administrator? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b.Has a third-party administrator been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.15. Affiliated broker-dealers.

Provide the following information about each affiliated broker-dealer:
Broker Dealers Record: 1
a. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. SEC file number

8-48436 

c. CRD number
000038642 
d. LEI, if any

54930061FBHCKXL2G714 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 

Broker Dealers Record: 2
a. Full name
BlackRock Execution Services 
b. SEC file number

8-48719 

c. CRD number
000039438 
d. LEI, if any

549300HFCRQ0NT5KY652 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 


Item C.16. Brokers.

Instructions to Item C.16 and Item C.17.
To help Registrants distinguish between agency and principal transactions, and to promote consistent reporting of the information required by these items, the following criteria should be used:
1. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies the amount of the commission to be paid by the Registrant, the transaction should be considered an agency transaction and included in determining the answers to Item C.16.
2. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies only the net amount to be paid or received by the Registrant and such net amount is equal to the market value of the security at the time of the transaction, the transaction should be considered a principal transaction and included in determining the amounts in Item C.17.
3. If a security is purchased by the Registrant in an underwritten offering, the acquisition should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the underwriters are receiving from the issuer.
4. If a security is sold by the Registrant in a tender offer, the sale should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the offeror is paying to soliciting brokers or dealers.
5. If a security is purchased directly from the issuer (such as a bank CD), the purchase should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17.
6. The value of called or maturing securities should not be counted in either agency or principal transactions and should not be included in determining the amounts shown in Item C.16 and Item C.17. This means that the acquisition of a security may be included, but it is possible that its disposition may not be included. Disposition of a repurchase agreement at its expiration date should not be included.
7. The purchase or sales of securities in transactions not described in paragraphs (1) through (6) above should be evaluated by the Fund based upon the guidelines established in those paragraphs and classified accordingly. The agents considered in Item C.16 may be persons or companies not registered under the Exchange Act as securities brokers. The persons or companies from whom the investment company purchased or to whom it sold portfolio instruments on a principal basis may be persons or entities not registered under the Exchange Act as securities dealers.
a. For each of the ten brokers that received the largest dollar amount of brokerage commissions (excluding dealer concessions in underwritings) by virtue of direct or indirect participation in the Fund’s portfolio transactions, provide the information below:
Brokers Record: 1
i. Full name of broker
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

616.03000000 

Brokers Record: 2
i. Full name of broker
Barclays Capital Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-41342 

iii. CRD number
000019714 
iv. LEI, if any

AC28XWWI3WIBK2824319 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,425.00000000 

Brokers Record: 3
i. Full name of broker
Loop Capital Markets LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-50140 

iii. CRD number
000043098 
iv. LEI, if any

254900FPPM2WN90D4786 

v. State, if applicable
ILLINOIS  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

277.47000000 

Brokers Record: 4
i. Full name of broker
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,739.76000000 

Brokers Record: 5
i. Full name of broker
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

930.75000000 

Brokers Record: 6
i. Full name of broker
Jefferies LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15074 

iii. CRD number
000002347 
iv. LEI, if any

58PU97L1C0WSRCWADL48 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

441.12000000 

Brokers Record: 7
i. Full name of broker
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,222.98000000 

Brokers Record: 8
i. Full name of broker
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,800.13000000 

Brokers Record: 9
i. Full name of broker
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

3,185.59000000 

Brokers Record: 10
i. Full name of broker
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

430.58000000 

b. Aggregate brokerage commissions paid by Fund during the reporting period:

15,327.92000000 


Item C.17. Principal transactions.

a. For each of the ten entities acting as principals with which the Fund did the largest dollar amount of principal transactions (include all short-term obligations, and U.S. government and tax-free securities) in both the secondary market and in underwritten offerings, provide the information below:
Principal Transactions Record: 1
i. Full name of dealer
National Securities Clearing Corporation 
ii. SEC file number

8-164 

iii. CRD number
000007569 
iv. LEI, if any

549300RYC9NELN2ICA34 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

526,085,115.34000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 2
i. Full name of dealer
BlackRock Funds III - BlackRock Cash Funds: Treasury 
ii. SEC file number

N/A 

iii. CRD number
000000000 
iv. LEI, if any

5493005PQV5UQG4OSI49 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

125,542,493.63000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 3
i. Full name of dealer
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

4,597,638.34000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 4
i. Full name of dealer
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

11,531,734.19000000 

b. Aggregate value of principal purchase/sale transactions of Fund during the reporting period:

667,756,981.50000000 


Item C.18. Payments for brokerage and research.

During the reporting period, did the Fund pay commissions to broker-dealers for "brokerage and research services" within the meaning of section 28(e) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78bb)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.19. Average net assets.

a. Provide the Fund's (other than a money market fund's) monthly average net assets during the reporting period

1,612,703,137.87000000 

b. Provide the money market fund's daily average net assets during the reporting period

 


Item C.20. Lines of credit, interfund lending and interfund borrowing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Does the Fund have available a line of credit? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

b. Did the Fund engage in interfund lending? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

c.Did the Fund engage in interfund borrowing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.21. Swing pricing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Did the Fund (if not a Money Market Fund, Exchange-Traded Fund, or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund) engage in swing pricing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Management Investment Record: 8

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares Global REIT ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000045649 

c. LEI

549300254BKG04Y2B303 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares Global REIT ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000141932 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

REET 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.76590000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.62590000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.32010000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.31980000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts would include, for example, (1) a loss to the Fund if collateral and indemnification were not sufficient to replace the loaned securities or their value, (2) the Fund's ineligibility to vote shares in a proxy, or (3) the Fund's ineligibility to receive a direct distribution from the issuer.
a. Is the Fund authorized to engage in securities lending transactions? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Did the Fund lend any of its securities during the reporting period? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
i. If yes, during the reporting period, did any borrower fail to return the loaned securities by the contractual deadline with the result that:
1. The Fund (or its securities lending agent) liquidated collateral pledged to secure the loaned securities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. The Fund was otherwise adversely impacted? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Provide the information requested below about each securities lending agent, if any, retained by the Fund:
Securities Lending Record: 1
i. Full name of securities lending agent
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 
ii. LEI, if any

549300RK1FB0VMTPD087 

iii. Is the securities lending agent an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Does the securities lending agent or any other entity indemnify the fund against borrower default on loans administered by this agent? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
v. If the entity providing the indemnification is not the securities lending agent, provide the following information:
Idemnity Providers Record: 1
1. Name of person providing indemnification
BlackRock, Inc. 
2. LEI, if any, of person providing indemnification

549300LRIF3NWCU26A80 

vi. Did the Fund exercise its indemnification rights during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. If a person providing cash collateral management services to the Fund in connection with the Fund's securities lending activities does not also serve as securities lending agent, provide the following information about each cash collateral manager:
Collateral Managers Record: 1
i. Full name of cash collateral manager:
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. LEI, if any:

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

iii. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of a securities lending agent retained by the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

e. Types of payments made to one or more securities lending agents and cash collateral managers (check all that apply): Checkbox checked  i. Revenue sharing split 
Checkbox not checked  ii. Non-revenue sharing split (other than administrative fee)  
Checkbox not checked  iii. Administrative fee 
Checkbox checked  iv. Cash collateral reinvestment fee 
Checkbox not checked  v. Indemnification fee 
Checkbox checked  vi. Other  
Checkbox not checked   N/A  
If other, describe:

Rebates paid to borrowers 

f. Provide the monthly average of the value of portfolio securities on loan during the reporting period

7,525,786.00000000 

g. Provide the net income from securities lending activities

 


Item C.7. Reliance on certain rules.

Did the Fund rely on any of the following rules under the Act during the reporting period? (check all that apply) Checkbox not checked  a. Rule 10f-3 (17 CFR 270.10f-3)  
Checkbox checked  b. Rule 12d1-1 (17 CFR 270.12d1-1) 
Checkbox not checked  c. Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 270.15a-4)  
Checkbox not checked  d. Rule 17a-6 (17 CFR 270.17a-6)  
Checkbox not checked  e. Rule 17a-7 (17 CFR 270.17a-7) 
Checkbox not checked  f. Rule 17a-8 (17 CFR 270.17a-8) 
Checkbox not checked  g. Rule 17e-1 (17 CFR 270.17e-1) 
Checkbox not checked  h. Rule 22d-1 (17 CFR 270.22d-1) 
Checkbox not checked  i. Rule 23c-1 (17 CFR 270.23c-1)  
Checkbox checked  j. Rule 32a-4 (17 CFR 270.32a-4) 
Checkbox not checked  N/A 

Item C.8. Expense limitations.

Instruction. Provide information concerning any direct or indirect limitations, waivers or reductions, on the level of expenses incurred by the fund during the reporting period. A limitation, for example, may be applied indirectly (such as when an adviser agrees to accept a reduced fee pursuant to a voluntary fee waiver) or it may apply only for a temporary period such as for a new fund in its start-up phase.
a. Did the Fund have an expense limitation arrangement in place during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Were any expenses of the Fund reduced or waived pursuant to an expense limitation arrangement during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Are the fees waived subject to recoupment? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Were any expenses previously waived recouped during the period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.9. Investment advisers.

a. Provide the following information about each investment adviser (other than a sub-adviser) of the Fund:
Investment Advisers Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

801-22609 

iii.CRD number
000105247 
iv. LEI, if any

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Was the investment adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. If an investment adviser (other than a sub- adviser) to the Fund was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to each investment adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 

c. For each sub-adviser to the Fund, provide the information requested:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- ), if applicable

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Is the sub-adviser an affiliated person of the Fund's investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
viii. Was the sub-adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. If a sub-adviser was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to such sub-adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 


Item C.10. Transfer agents.

a. Provide the following information about each person providing transfer agency services to the Fund:
Transfer Agents Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii.SEC file number ( e.g., 84- or 85- )

85-05003 

iii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iv. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
v. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vi. Is the transfer agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. Is the transfer agent a sub-transfer agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Has a transfer agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.11. Pricing services.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided pricing services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Pricing Services Record: 1
i. Full name
Bloomberg L.P. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300B56MD0ZC402L06 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 2
i. Full name
ICE Data Services, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

13-3668779 

Description of other identifying number

Tax ID 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 3
i. Full name
IHS Markit Ltd. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300HLPTRASHS0E726 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 4
i. Full name
Refinitiv US Holdings Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300NF240HXJO7N016 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Was a pricing service hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.12. Custodians.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided custodial services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Custodians Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank International GmbH 
ii. LEI, if any

ZMHGNT7ZPKZ3UFZ8EO46 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
GERMANY  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 2
i. Full name
Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) Public Company Limited 
ii. LEI, if any

549300O1LQYCQ7G1IM57 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
THAILAND  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 3
i. Full name
Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Berhad 
ii. LEI, if any

549300JTJBG2QBI8KD48 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
MALAYSIA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 4
i. Full name
Credit Suisse (Schweiz) AG 
ii. LEI, if any

549300CWR0W0BCS9Q144 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
SWITZERLAND  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 5
i. Full name
Citibank Maghreb S.A 
ii. LEI, if any

5493003FVWLMBFTISI11 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
MOROCCO  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 6
i. Full name
Citibank, National Association (Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, BR, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

E57ODZWZ7FF32TWEFA76 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
BRAZIL  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 7
i. Full name
Bank Hapoalim B.M. 
ii. LEI, if any

B6ARUI4946ST4S7WOU88 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
ISRAEL  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 8
i. Full name
Deutsche Bank, Sociedad Anonima Espanola 
ii. LEI, if any

529900SICIK5OVMVY186 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
SPAIN  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 9
i. Full name
HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any

CYYGQCGNHMHPSMRL3R97 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 10
i. Full name
Citibank, National Association (Cairo, Cairo, EG, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

E57ODZWZ7FF32TWEFA76 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
EGYPT  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 11
i. Full name
State Street Trust Company Canada 
ii. LEI, if any

549300L71XG2CTQ2V827 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
CANADA (FEDERAL LEVEL)  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 12
i. Full name
Cititrust Colombia S A Sociedad Fiduciaria 
ii. LEI, if any

549300242J3IJCOSGI49 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
COLOMBIA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 13
i. Full name
HSBC Bank (China) Company Limited 
ii. LEI, if any

2CZOJRADNJXBLT55G526 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
CHINA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 14
i. Full name
Euroclear Bank 
ii. LEI, if any

549300OZ46BRLZ8Y6F65 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
BELGIUM  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 15
i. Full name
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (Amsterdam, Noord Holland, NL, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

7LTWFZYICNSX8D621K86 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
NETHERLANDS  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 16
i. Full name
Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited 
ii. LEI, if any

X5AV1MBDXGRPX5UGMX13 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
HONG KONG  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 17
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company (Edinburgh, GB, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 18
i. Full name
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (Sydney, NSW, AU, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

2HI3YI5320L3RW6NJ957 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
AUSTRALIA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 19
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 20
i. Full name
Standard Chartered Bank (Taiwan) Limited 
ii. LEI, if any

549300QJEO1B92LSHZ06 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
TAIWAN (PROVINCE OF CHINA)  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 21
i. Full name
HSBC Bank Middle East Limited 
ii. LEI, if any

549300F99IL9YJDWH369 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 22
i. Full name
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (Auckland, Auckland, NZ, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

2HI3YI5320L3RW6NJ957 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
NEW ZEALAND  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 23
i. Full name
Citibank, National Association (Singapore, SG, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

E57ODZWZ7FF32TWEFA76 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
SINGAPORE  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 24
i. Full name
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited 
ii. LEI, if any

2HI3YI5320L3RW6NJ957 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
HONG KONG  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 25
i. Full name
Citibank, Anonim Sirketi 
ii. LEI, if any

CWZ8NZDH5SKY12Q4US31 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
TURKEY  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 26
i. Full name
UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s. 
ii. LEI, if any

KR6LSKV3BTSJRD41IF75 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
CZECHIA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 27
i. Full name
Bank Handlowy w Warszawie Spolka Akcyjna 
ii. LEI, if any

XLEZHWWOI4HFQDGL4793 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
POLAND  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 28
i. Full name
UniCredit Bank Austria AG 
ii. LEI, if any

D1HEB8VEU6D9M8ZUXG17 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
AUSTRIA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 29
i. Full name
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB 
ii. LEI, if any

F3JS33DEI6XQ4ZBPTN86 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
SWEDEN  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 30
i. Full name
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken A/S 
ii. LEI, if any

F3JS33DEI6XQ4ZBPTN86 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
DENMARK  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 31
i. Full name
FirstRand Bank Limited 
ii. LEI, if any

ZAYQDKTCATIXF9OQY690 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
SOUTH AFRICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 32
i. Full name
Itau CorpBanca 
ii. LEI, if any

549300DDPTTIZ06NIV06 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
CHILE  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 33
i. Full name
Intesa Sanpaolo SpA 
ii. LEI, if any

2W8N8UU78PMDQKZENC08 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
ITALY  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 34
i. Full name
BNP Paribas Securities Services (Athens, Attica, GR, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

549300WCGB70D06XZS54 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
GREECE  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 35
i. Full name
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (Jung-gu, Seoul, KR, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

2HI3YI5320L3RW6NJ957 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
KOREA (THE REPUBLIC OF)  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 36
i. Full name
Mizuho Bank, Ltd. (Minato ku, Tokyo, JP, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

RB0PEZSDGCO3JS6CEU02 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
JAPAN  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 37
i. Full name
HSBC Saudi Arabia, a Saudi Closed Joint Stock Company 
ii. LEI, if any

558600MV09XWUB38H245 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
SAUDI ARABIA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 38
i. Full name
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Oslo, Oslo, NO, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

F3JS33DEI6XQ4ZBPTN86 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
NORWAY  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 39
i. Full name
Banco Nacional de Mexico, S.A., Integrante del Grupo Financiero Banamex 
ii. LEI, if any

2SFFM4FUIE05S37WFU55 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
MEXICO  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 40
i. Full name
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Helsinki, Uusimaa, FI, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

F3JS33DEI6XQ4ZBPTN86 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
FINLAND  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 41
i. Full name
Citibank del Peru S.A. 
ii. LEI, if any

MYTK5NHHP1G8TVFGT193 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
PERU  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 42
i. Full name
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (Makati City, Metro Manila, PH, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

7LTWFZYICNSX8D621K86 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
PHILIPPINES  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 43
i. Full name
Royal Bank of Canada 
ii. LEI, if any

ES7IP3U3RHIGC71XBU11 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
CANADA (FEDERAL LEVEL)  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 44
i. Full name
UniCredit Bank Hungary Zrt. 
ii. LEI, if any

Y28RT6GGYJ696PMW8T44 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
HUNGARY  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 45
i. Full name
HSBC Bank Middle East Limited (Doha, Ad Dawhah, QA, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

549300F99IL9YJDWH369 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
QATAR  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other

b. Has a custodian been hired or terminated during the reporting period?* Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.13. Shareholder servicing agents.

a. Provide the following information about each shareholder servicing agent of the Fund:
i. Full name
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

Description of other identifying number

iii. State, if applicable
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
v. Is the shareholder servicing agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vi. Is the shareholder servicing agent a sub-shareholder servicing agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Has a shareholder servicing agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.14. Administrators.

a. Provide the following information about each administrator of the Fund:
Administrators Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any, or other identifying number

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the administrator an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the administrator a sub-administrator? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b.Has a third-party administrator been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.15. Affiliated broker-dealers.

Provide the following information about each affiliated broker-dealer:
Broker Dealers Record: 1
a. Full name
BlackRock Execution Services 
b. SEC file number

8-48719 

c. CRD number
000039438 
d. LEI, if any

549300HFCRQ0NT5KY652 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 

Broker Dealers Record: 2
a. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. SEC file number

8-48436 

c. CRD number
000038642 
d. LEI, if any

54930061FBHCKXL2G714 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 


Item C.16. Brokers.

Instructions to Item C.16 and Item C.17.
To help Registrants distinguish between agency and principal transactions, and to promote consistent reporting of the information required by these items, the following criteria should be used:
1. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies the amount of the commission to be paid by the Registrant, the transaction should be considered an agency transaction and included in determining the answers to Item C.16.
2. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies only the net amount to be paid or received by the Registrant and such net amount is equal to the market value of the security at the time of the transaction, the transaction should be considered a principal transaction and included in determining the amounts in Item C.17.
3. If a security is purchased by the Registrant in an underwritten offering, the acquisition should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the underwriters are receiving from the issuer.
4. If a security is sold by the Registrant in a tender offer, the sale should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the offeror is paying to soliciting brokers or dealers.
5. If a security is purchased directly from the issuer (such as a bank CD), the purchase should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17.
6. The value of called or maturing securities should not be counted in either agency or principal transactions and should not be included in determining the amounts shown in Item C.16 and Item C.17. This means that the acquisition of a security may be included, but it is possible that its disposition may not be included. Disposition of a repurchase agreement at its expiration date should not be included.
7. The purchase or sales of securities in transactions not described in paragraphs (1) through (6) above should be evaluated by the Fund based upon the guidelines established in those paragraphs and classified accordingly. The agents considered in Item C.16 may be persons or companies not registered under the Exchange Act as securities brokers. The persons or companies from whom the investment company purchased or to whom it sold portfolio instruments on a principal basis may be persons or entities not registered under the Exchange Act as securities dealers.
a. For each of the ten brokers that received the largest dollar amount of brokerage commissions (excluding dealer concessions in underwritings) by virtue of direct or indirect participation in the Fund’s portfolio transactions, provide the information below:
Brokers Record: 1
i. Full name of broker
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

3,496.51000000 

Brokers Record: 2
i. Full name of broker
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

6,369.24000000 

Brokers Record: 3
i. Full name of broker
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

8,626.29000000 

Brokers Record: 4
i. Full name of broker
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

9,307.05000000 

Brokers Record: 5
i. Full name of broker
Barclays Capital Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-41342 

iii. CRD number
000019714 
iv. LEI, if any

AC28XWWI3WIBK2824319 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,906.60000000 

Brokers Record: 6
i. Full name of broker
Cowen and Company, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22522 

iii. CRD number
000007616 
iv. LEI, if any

549300WR155U7DVMIW58 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

6,770.82000000 

Brokers Record: 7
i. Full name of broker
Instinet, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-23669 

iii. CRD number
000007897 
iv. LEI, if any

549300MGMN3RKMU8FT57 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

4,047.33000000 

Brokers Record: 8
i. Full name of broker
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

11,149.36000000 

Brokers Record: 9
i. Full name of broker
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

4,555.15000000 

Brokers Record: 10
i. Full name of broker
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

8,907.67000000 

b. Aggregate brokerage commissions paid by Fund during the reporting period:

83,146.72000000 


Item C.17. Principal transactions.

a. For each of the ten entities acting as principals with which the Fund did the largest dollar amount of principal transactions (include all short-term obligations, and U.S. government and tax-free securities) in both the secondary market and in underwritten offerings, provide the information below:
Principal Transactions Record: 1
i. Full name of dealer
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

111,451,250.52000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 2
i. Full name of dealer
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

664,461,547.37000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 3
i. Full name of dealer
BlackRock Funds III - BlackRock Cash Funds: Treasury 
ii. SEC file number

N/A 

iii. CRD number
000000000 
iv. LEI, if any

5493005PQV5UQG4OSI49 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

374,300,821.58000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 4
i. Full name of dealer
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

48,991,648.33000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 5
i. Full name of dealer
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

96,241,133.74000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 6
i. Full name of dealer
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

78,343,906.56000000 

b. Aggregate value of principal purchase/sale transactions of Fund during the reporting period:

1,373,790,308.10000000 


Item C.18. Payments for brokerage and research.

During the reporting period, did the Fund pay commissions to broker-dealers for "brokerage and research services" within the meaning of section 28(e) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78bb)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.19. Average net assets.

a. Provide the Fund's (other than a money market fund's) monthly average net assets during the reporting period

1,804,249,261.81000000 

b. Provide the money market fund's daily average net assets during the reporting period

 


Item C.20. Lines of credit, interfund lending and interfund borrowing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Does the Fund have available a line of credit? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

b. Did the Fund engage in interfund lending? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

c.Did the Fund engage in interfund borrowing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.21. Swing pricing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Did the Fund (if not a Money Market Fund, Exchange-Traded Fund, or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund) engage in swing pricing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Management Investment Record: 9

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000004430 

c. LEI

549300PIJ31FEN7DPB98 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares Morningstar Mid-Cap Growth ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000012193 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

JKH 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.03080000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
-0.26920000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.03980000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.03800000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts would include, for example, (1) a loss to the Fund if collateral and indemnification were not sufficient to replace the loaned securities or their value, (2) the Fund's ineligibility to vote shares in a proxy, or (3) the Fund's ineligibility to receive a direct distribution from the issuer.
a. Is the Fund authorized to engage in securities lending transactions? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Did the Fund lend any of its securities during the reporting period? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
i. If yes, during the reporting period, did any borrower fail to return the loaned securities by the contractual deadline with the result that:
1. The Fund (or its securities lending agent) liquidated collateral pledged to secure the loaned securities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. The Fund was otherwise adversely impacted? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Provide the information requested below about each securities lending agent, if any, retained by the Fund:
Securities Lending Record: 1
i. Full name of securities lending agent
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 
ii. LEI, if any

549300RK1FB0VMTPD087 

iii. Is the securities lending agent an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Does the securities lending agent or any other entity indemnify the fund against borrower default on loans administered by this agent? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
v. If the entity providing the indemnification is not the securities lending agent, provide the following information:
Idemnity Providers Record: 1
1. Name of person providing indemnification
BlackRock, Inc. 
2. LEI, if any, of person providing indemnification

549300LRIF3NWCU26A80 

vi. Did the Fund exercise its indemnification rights during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. If a person providing cash collateral management services to the Fund in connection with the Fund's securities lending activities does not also serve as securities lending agent, provide the following information about each cash collateral manager:
Collateral Managers Record: 1
i. Full name of cash collateral manager:
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. LEI, if any:

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

iii. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of a securities lending agent retained by the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

e. Types of payments made to one or more securities lending agents and cash collateral managers (check all that apply): Checkbox checked  i. Revenue sharing split 
Checkbox not checked  ii. Non-revenue sharing split (other than administrative fee)  
Checkbox not checked  iii. Administrative fee 
Checkbox checked  iv. Cash collateral reinvestment fee 
Checkbox not checked  v. Indemnification fee 
Checkbox checked  vi. Other  
Checkbox not checked   N/A  
If other, describe:

Rebates paid to borrowers 

f. Provide the monthly average of the value of portfolio securities on loan during the reporting period

50,752,302.00000000 

g. Provide the net income from securities lending activities

 


Item C.7. Reliance on certain rules.

Did the Fund rely on any of the following rules under the Act during the reporting period? (check all that apply) Checkbox not checked  a. Rule 10f-3 (17 CFR 270.10f-3)  
Checkbox checked  b. Rule 12d1-1 (17 CFR 270.12d1-1) 
Checkbox not checked  c. Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 270.15a-4)  
Checkbox not checked  d. Rule 17a-6 (17 CFR 270.17a-6)  
Checkbox checked  e. Rule 17a-7 (17 CFR 270.17a-7) 
Checkbox not checked  f. Rule 17a-8 (17 CFR 270.17a-8) 
Checkbox not checked  g. Rule 17e-1 (17 CFR 270.17e-1) 
Checkbox not checked  h. Rule 22d-1 (17 CFR 270.22d-1) 
Checkbox not checked  i. Rule 23c-1 (17 CFR 270.23c-1)  
Checkbox checked  j. Rule 32a-4 (17 CFR 270.32a-4) 
Checkbox not checked  N/A 

Item C.8. Expense limitations.

Instruction. Provide information concerning any direct or indirect limitations, waivers or reductions, on the level of expenses incurred by the fund during the reporting period. A limitation, for example, may be applied indirectly (such as when an adviser agrees to accept a reduced fee pursuant to a voluntary fee waiver) or it may apply only for a temporary period such as for a new fund in its start-up phase.
a. Did the Fund have an expense limitation arrangement in place during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Were any expenses of the Fund reduced or waived pursuant to an expense limitation arrangement during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Are the fees waived subject to recoupment? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Were any expenses previously waived recouped during the period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.9. Investment advisers.

a. Provide the following information about each investment adviser (other than a sub-adviser) of the Fund:
Investment Advisers Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

801-22609 

iii.CRD number
000105247 
iv. LEI, if any

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Was the investment adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. If an investment adviser (other than a sub- adviser) to the Fund was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to each investment adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 

c. For each sub-adviser to the Fund, provide the information requested:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- ), if applicable

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Is the sub-adviser an affiliated person of the Fund's investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
viii. Was the sub-adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. If a sub-adviser was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to such sub-adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 


Item C.10. Transfer agents.

a. Provide the following information about each person providing transfer agency services to the Fund:
Transfer Agents Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii.SEC file number ( e.g., 84- or 85- )

85-05003 

iii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iv. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
v. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vi. Is the transfer agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. Is the transfer agent a sub-transfer agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Has a transfer agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.11. Pricing services.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided pricing services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Pricing Services Record: 1
i. Full name
ICE Data Services, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

13-3668779 

Description of other identifying number

Tax ID 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 2
i. Full name
Bloomberg L.P. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300B56MD0ZC402L06 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 3
i. Full name
Refinitiv US Holdings Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300NF240HXJO7N016 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 4
i. Full name
IHS Markit Ltd. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300HLPTRASHS0E726 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Was a pricing service hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.12. Custodians.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided custodial services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Custodians Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 2
i. Full name
SG Americas Securities, LLC 
ii. LEI, if any

549300F35UE0BOM1WJ55 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 3
i. Full name
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft (Amsterdam, Noord Holland, NL, Branch) 
ii. LEI, if any

7LTWFZYICNSX8D621K86 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
NETHERLANDS  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other

b. Has a custodian been hired or terminated during the reporting period?* Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.13. Shareholder servicing agents.

a. Provide the following information about each shareholder servicing agent of the Fund:
i. Full name
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

Description of other identifying number

iii. State, if applicable
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
v. Is the shareholder servicing agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vi. Is the shareholder servicing agent a sub-shareholder servicing agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Has a shareholder servicing agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.14. Administrators.

a. Provide the following information about each administrator of the Fund:
Administrators Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any, or other identifying number

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the administrator an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the administrator a sub-administrator? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b.Has a third-party administrator been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.15. Affiliated broker-dealers.

Provide the following information about each affiliated broker-dealer:
Broker Dealers Record: 1
a. Full name
BlackRock Execution Services 
b. SEC file number

8-48719 

c. CRD number
000039438 
d. LEI, if any

549300HFCRQ0NT5KY652 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 

Broker Dealers Record: 2
a. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. SEC file number

8-48436 

c. CRD number
000038642 
d. LEI, if any

54930061FBHCKXL2G714 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 


Item C.16. Brokers.

Instructions to Item C.16 and Item C.17.
To help Registrants distinguish between agency and principal transactions, and to promote consistent reporting of the information required by these items, the following criteria should be used:
1. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies the amount of the commission to be paid by the Registrant, the transaction should be considered an agency transaction and included in determining the answers to Item C.16.
2. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies only the net amount to be paid or received by the Registrant and such net amount is equal to the market value of the security at the time of the transaction, the transaction should be considered a principal transaction and included in determining the amounts in Item C.17.
3. If a security is purchased by the Registrant in an underwritten offering, the acquisition should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the underwriters are receiving from the issuer.
4. If a security is sold by the Registrant in a tender offer, the sale should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the offeror is paying to soliciting brokers or dealers.
5. If a security is purchased directly from the issuer (such as a bank CD), the purchase should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17.
6. The value of called or maturing securities should not be counted in either agency or principal transactions and should not be included in determining the amounts shown in Item C.16 and Item C.17. This means that the acquisition of a security may be included, but it is possible that its disposition may not be included. Disposition of a repurchase agreement at its expiration date should not be included.
7. The purchase or sales of securities in transactions not described in paragraphs (1) through (6) above should be evaluated by the Fund based upon the guidelines established in those paragraphs and classified accordingly. The agents considered in Item C.16 may be persons or companies not registered under the Exchange Act as securities brokers. The persons or companies from whom the investment company purchased or to whom it sold portfolio instruments on a principal basis may be persons or entities not registered under the Exchange Act as securities dealers.
a. For each of the ten brokers that received the largest dollar amount of brokerage commissions (excluding dealer concessions in underwritings) by virtue of direct or indirect participation in the Fund’s portfolio transactions, provide the information below:
Brokers Record: 1
i. Full name of broker
Barclays Capital Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-41342 

iii. CRD number
000019714 
iv. LEI, if any

AC28XWWI3WIBK2824319 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

657.58000000 

Brokers Record: 2
i. Full name of broker
Instinet, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-23669 

iii. CRD number
000007897 
iv. LEI, if any

549300MGMN3RKMU8FT57 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,509.09000000 

Brokers Record: 3
i. Full name of broker
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,135.98000000 

Brokers Record: 4
i. Full name of broker
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,017.30000000 

Brokers Record: 5
i. Full name of broker
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,587.16000000 

Brokers Record: 6
i. Full name of broker
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,450.70000000 

Brokers Record: 7
i. Full name of broker
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,071.40000000 

Brokers Record: 8
i. Full name of broker
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,076.80000000 

Brokers Record: 9
i. Full name of broker
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,338.58000000 

Brokers Record: 10
i. Full name of broker
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

2,041.98000000 

b. Aggregate brokerage commissions paid by Fund during the reporting period:

16,007.70000000 


Item C.17. Principal transactions.

a. For each of the ten entities acting as principals with which the Fund did the largest dollar amount of principal transactions (include all short-term obligations, and U.S. government and tax-free securities) in both the secondary market and in underwritten offerings, provide the information below:
Principal Transactions Record: 1
i. Full name of dealer
BlackRock Funds III - BlackRock Cash Funds: Treasury 
ii. SEC file number

N/A 

iii. CRD number
000000000 
iv. LEI, if any

5493005PQV5UQG4OSI49 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

25,744,760.45000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 2
i. Full name of dealer
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

52,330,314.76000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 3
i. Full name of dealer
National Securities Clearing Corporation 
ii. SEC file number

8-164 

iii. CRD number
000007569 
iv. LEI, if any

549300RYC9NELN2ICA34 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

492,651,059.08000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 4
i. Full name of dealer
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

50,055,618.60000000 

b. Aggregate value of principal purchase/sale transactions of Fund during the reporting period:

620,781,752.89000000 


Item C.18. Payments for brokerage and research.

During the reporting period, did the Fund pay commissions to broker-dealers for "brokerage and research services" within the meaning of section 28(e) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78bb)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.19. Average net assets.

a. Provide the Fund's (other than a money market fund's) monthly average net assets during the reporting period

535,092,960.76000000 

b. Provide the money market fund's daily average net assets during the reporting period

 


Item C.20. Lines of credit, interfund lending and interfund borrowing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Does the Fund have available a line of credit? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

b. Did the Fund engage in interfund lending? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

c.Did the Fund engage in interfund borrowing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.21. Swing pricing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Did the Fund (if not a Money Market Fund, Exchange-Traded Fund, or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund) engage in swing pricing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Management Investment Record: 10

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares U.S. Dividend and Buyback ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000059298 

c. LEI

5493001JEPHMXGPQM930 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares U.S. Dividend and Buyback ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000194634 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

DIVB 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.05320000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
-0.19680000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.24680000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.24680000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts would include, for example, (1) a loss to the Fund if collateral and indemnification were not sufficient to replace the loaned securities or their value, (2) the Fund's ineligibility to vote shares in a proxy, or (3) the Fund's ineligibility to receive a direct distribution from the issuer.
a. Is the Fund authorized to engage in securities lending transactions? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Did the Fund lend any of its securities during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Provide the information requested below about each securities lending agent, if any, retained by the Fund:
Securities Lending Record: 1
i. Full name of securities lending agent
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 
ii. LEI, if any

549300RK1FB0VMTPD087 

iii. Is the securities lending agent an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Does the securities lending agent or any other entity indemnify the fund against borrower default on loans administered by this agent? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
v. If the entity providing the indemnification is not the securities lending agent, provide the following information:
Idemnity Providers Record: 1
1. Name of person providing indemnification
BlackRock, Inc. 
2. LEI, if any, of person providing indemnification

549300LRIF3NWCU26A80 

vi. Did the Fund exercise its indemnification rights during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. If a person providing cash collateral management services to the Fund in connection with the Fund's securities lending activities does not also serve as securities lending agent, provide the following information about each cash collateral manager:
Collateral Managers Record: 1
i. Full name of cash collateral manager:
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. LEI, if any:

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

iii. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of a securities lending agent retained by the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

e. Types of payments made to one or more securities lending agents and cash collateral managers (check all that apply): Checkbox checked  i. Revenue sharing split 
Checkbox not checked  ii. Non-revenue sharing split (other than administrative fee)  
Checkbox not checked  iii. Administrative fee 
Checkbox checked  iv. Cash collateral reinvestment fee 
Checkbox not checked  v. Indemnification fee 
Checkbox checked  vi. Other  
Checkbox not checked   N/A  
If other, describe:

Rebates paid to borrowers 

f. Provide the monthly average of the value of portfolio securities on loan during the reporting period

N/A 

g. Provide the net income from securities lending activities

 


Item C.7. Reliance on certain rules.

Did the Fund rely on any of the following rules under the Act during the reporting period? (check all that apply) Checkbox not checked  a. Rule 10f-3 (17 CFR 270.10f-3)  
Checkbox checked  b. Rule 12d1-1 (17 CFR 270.12d1-1) 
Checkbox not checked  c. Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 270.15a-4)  
Checkbox not checked  d. Rule 17a-6 (17 CFR 270.17a-6)  
Checkbox not checked  e. Rule 17a-7 (17 CFR 270.17a-7) 
Checkbox not checked  f. Rule 17a-8 (17 CFR 270.17a-8) 
Checkbox not checked  g. Rule 17e-1 (17 CFR 270.17e-1) 
Checkbox not checked  h. Rule 22d-1 (17 CFR 270.22d-1) 
Checkbox not checked  i. Rule 23c-1 (17 CFR 270.23c-1)  
Checkbox checked  j. Rule 32a-4 (17 CFR 270.32a-4) 
Checkbox not checked  N/A 

Item C.8. Expense limitations.

Instruction. Provide information concerning any direct or indirect limitations, waivers or reductions, on the level of expenses incurred by the fund during the reporting period. A limitation, for example, may be applied indirectly (such as when an adviser agrees to accept a reduced fee pursuant to a voluntary fee waiver) or it may apply only for a temporary period such as for a new fund in its start-up phase.
a. Did the Fund have an expense limitation arrangement in place during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Were any expenses of the Fund reduced or waived pursuant to an expense limitation arrangement during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Are the fees waived subject to recoupment? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Were any expenses previously waived recouped during the period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.9. Investment advisers.

a. Provide the following information about each investment adviser (other than a sub-adviser) of the Fund:
Investment Advisers Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

801-22609 

iii.CRD number
000105247 
iv. LEI, if any

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Was the investment adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. If an investment adviser (other than a sub- adviser) to the Fund was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to each investment adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 

c. For each sub-adviser to the Fund, provide the information requested:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- ), if applicable

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Is the sub-adviser an affiliated person of the Fund's investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
viii. Was the sub-adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. If a sub-adviser was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to such sub-adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 


Item C.10. Transfer agents.

a. Provide the following information about each person providing transfer agency services to the Fund:
Transfer Agents Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii.SEC file number ( e.g., 84- or 85- )

85-05003 

iii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iv. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
v. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vi. Is the transfer agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. Is the transfer agent a sub-transfer agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Has a transfer agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.11. Pricing services.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided pricing services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Pricing Services Record: 1
i. Full name
Refinitiv US Holdings Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300NF240HXJO7N016 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 2
i. Full name
Bloomberg L.P. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300B56MD0ZC402L06 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 3
i. Full name
ICE Data Services, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

13-3668779 

Description of other identifying number

Tax ID 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 4
i. Full name
IHS Markit Ltd. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300HLPTRASHS0E726 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Was a pricing service hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.12. Custodians.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided custodial services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Custodians Record: 1
i. Full name
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 2
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other

b. Has a custodian been hired or terminated during the reporting period?* Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.13. Shareholder servicing agents.

a. Provide the following information about each shareholder servicing agent of the Fund:
i. Full name
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

Description of other identifying number

iii. State, if applicable
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
v. Is the shareholder servicing agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vi. Is the shareholder servicing agent a sub-shareholder servicing agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Has a shareholder servicing agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.14. Administrators.

a. Provide the following information about each administrator of the Fund:
Administrators Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any, or other identifying number

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the administrator an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the administrator a sub-administrator? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b.Has a third-party administrator been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.15. Affiliated broker-dealers.

Provide the following information about each affiliated broker-dealer:
Broker Dealers Record: 1
a. Full name
BlackRock Execution Services 
b. SEC file number

8-48719 

c. CRD number
000039438 
d. LEI, if any

549300HFCRQ0NT5KY652 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 

Broker Dealers Record: 2
a. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. SEC file number

8-48436 

c. CRD number
000038642 
d. LEI, if any

54930061FBHCKXL2G714 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 


Item C.16. Brokers.

Instructions to Item C.16 and Item C.17.
To help Registrants distinguish between agency and principal transactions, and to promote consistent reporting of the information required by these items, the following criteria should be used:
1. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies the amount of the commission to be paid by the Registrant, the transaction should be considered an agency transaction and included in determining the answers to Item C.16.
2. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies only the net amount to be paid or received by the Registrant and such net amount is equal to the market value of the security at the time of the transaction, the transaction should be considered a principal transaction and included in determining the amounts in Item C.17.
3. If a security is purchased by the Registrant in an underwritten offering, the acquisition should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the underwriters are receiving from the issuer.
4. If a security is sold by the Registrant in a tender offer, the sale should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the offeror is paying to soliciting brokers or dealers.
5. If a security is purchased directly from the issuer (such as a bank CD), the purchase should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17.
6. The value of called or maturing securities should not be counted in either agency or principal transactions and should not be included in determining the amounts shown in Item C.16 and Item C.17. This means that the acquisition of a security may be included, but it is possible that its disposition may not be included. Disposition of a repurchase agreement at its expiration date should not be included.
7. The purchase or sales of securities in transactions not described in paragraphs (1) through (6) above should be evaluated by the Fund based upon the guidelines established in those paragraphs and classified accordingly. The agents considered in Item C.16 may be persons or companies not registered under the Exchange Act as securities brokers. The persons or companies from whom the investment company purchased or to whom it sold portfolio instruments on a principal basis may be persons or entities not registered under the Exchange Act as securities dealers.
a. For each of the ten brokers that received the largest dollar amount of brokerage commissions (excluding dealer concessions in underwritings) by virtue of direct or indirect participation in the Fund’s portfolio transactions, provide the information below:
Brokers Record: 1
i. Full name of broker
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

221.46000000 

Brokers Record: 2
i. Full name of broker
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

19.13000000 

Brokers Record: 3
i. Full name of broker
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

182.56000000 

Brokers Record: 4
i. Full name of broker
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

165.95000000 

Brokers Record: 5
i. Full name of broker
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

139.83000000 

Brokers Record: 6
i. Full name of broker
Pershing LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-17574 

iii. CRD number
000007560 
iv. LEI, if any

ZI8Q1A8EI8LQFJNM0D94 

v. State, if applicable
NEW JERSEY  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

4.12000000 

Brokers Record: 7
i. Full name of broker
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

100.14000000 

Brokers Record: 8
i. Full name of broker
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

154.03000000 

Brokers Record: 9
i. Full name of broker
Barclays Capital Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-41342 

iii. CRD number
000019714 
iv. LEI, if any

AC28XWWI3WIBK2824319 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

10.50000000 

Brokers Record: 10
i. Full name of broker
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

184.02000000 

b. Aggregate brokerage commissions paid by Fund during the reporting period:

1,185.27000000 


Item C.17. Principal transactions.

a. For each of the ten entities acting as principals with which the Fund did the largest dollar amount of principal transactions (include all short-term obligations, and U.S. government and tax-free securities) in both the secondary market and in underwritten offerings, provide the information below:
Principal Transactions Record: 1
i. Full name of dealer
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

3,964.45000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 2
i. Full name of dealer
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

3,742.81000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 3
i. Full name of dealer
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

3,764.60000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 4
i. Full name of dealer
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-129 

iii. CRD number
000000361 
iv. LEI, if any

FOR8UP27PHTHYVLBNG30 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

22,750.41000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 5
i. Full name of dealer
National Securities Clearing Corporation 
ii. SEC file number

8-164 

iii. CRD number
000007569 
iv. LEI, if any

549300RYC9NELN2ICA34 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

16,307,419.99000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 6
i. Full name of dealer
BlackRock Funds III - BlackRock Cash Funds: Treasury 
ii. SEC file number

N/A 

iii. CRD number
000000000 
iv. LEI, if any

5493005PQV5UQG4OSI49 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

1,706,424.25000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 7
i. Full name of dealer
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

4,655.16000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 8
i. Full name of dealer
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

2,222.01000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 9
i. Full name of dealer
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

15,614.89000000 

b. Aggregate value of principal purchase/sale transactions of Fund during the reporting period:

18,070,558.57000000 


Item C.18. Payments for brokerage and research.

During the reporting period, did the Fund pay commissions to broker-dealers for "brokerage and research services" within the meaning of section 28(e) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78bb)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.19. Average net assets.

a. Provide the Fund's (other than a money market fund's) monthly average net assets during the reporting period

11,704,329.90000000 

b. Provide the money market fund's daily average net assets during the reporting period

 


Item C.20. Lines of credit, interfund lending and interfund borrowing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Does the Fund have available a line of credit? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

b. Did the Fund engage in interfund lending? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

c.Did the Fund engage in interfund borrowing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.21. Swing pricing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Did the Fund (if not a Money Market Fund, Exchange-Traded Fund, or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund) engage in swing pricing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Management Investment Record: 11

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares U.S. Utilities ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000004332 

c. LEI

549300QOP41FX64NGU21 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares U.S. Utilities ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000012062 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

IDU 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
-0.03670000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
-0.46670000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.05270000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.05120000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts would include, for example, (1) a loss to the Fund if collateral and indemnification were not sufficient to replace the loaned securities or their value, (2) the Fund's ineligibility to vote shares in a proxy, or (3) the Fund's ineligibility to receive a direct distribution from the issuer.
a. Is the Fund authorized to engage in securities lending transactions? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Did the Fund lend any of its securities during the reporting period? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
i. If yes, during the reporting period, did any borrower fail to return the loaned securities by the contractual deadline with the result that:
1. The Fund (or its securities lending agent) liquidated collateral pledged to secure the loaned securities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. The Fund was otherwise adversely impacted? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Provide the information requested below about each securities lending agent, if any, retained by the Fund:
Securities Lending Record: 1
i. Full name of securities lending agent
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, National Association 
ii. LEI, if any

549300RK1FB0VMTPD087 

iii. Is the securities lending agent an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Does the securities lending agent or any other entity indemnify the fund against borrower default on loans administered by this agent? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
v. If the entity providing the indemnification is not the securities lending agent, provide the following information:
Idemnity Providers Record: 1
1. Name of person providing indemnification
BlackRock, Inc. 
2. LEI, if any, of person providing indemnification

549300LRIF3NWCU26A80 

vi. Did the Fund exercise its indemnification rights during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. If a person providing cash collateral management services to the Fund in connection with the Fund's securities lending activities does not also serve as securities lending agent, provide the following information about each cash collateral manager:
Collateral Managers Record: 1
i. Full name of cash collateral manager:
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. LEI, if any:

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

iii. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of a securities lending agent retained by the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
iv. Is the cash collateral manager an affiliated person, or an affiliated person of an affiliated person, of the Fund? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No

e. Types of payments made to one or more securities lending agents and cash collateral managers (check all that apply): Checkbox checked  i. Revenue sharing split 
Checkbox not checked  ii. Non-revenue sharing split (other than administrative fee)  
Checkbox not checked  iii. Administrative fee 
Checkbox checked  iv. Cash collateral reinvestment fee 
Checkbox not checked  v. Indemnification fee 
Checkbox checked  vi. Other  
Checkbox not checked   N/A  
If other, describe:

Rebates paid to borrowers 

f. Provide the monthly average of the value of portfolio securities on loan during the reporting period

363,076.00000000 

g. Provide the net income from securities lending activities

 


Item C.7. Reliance on certain rules.

Did the Fund rely on any of the following rules under the Act during the reporting period? (check all that apply) Checkbox not checked  a. Rule 10f-3 (17 CFR 270.10f-3)  
Checkbox checked  b. Rule 12d1-1 (17 CFR 270.12d1-1) 
Checkbox not checked  c. Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 270.15a-4)  
Checkbox not checked  d. Rule 17a-6 (17 CFR 270.17a-6)  
Checkbox checked  e. Rule 17a-7 (17 CFR 270.17a-7) 
Checkbox not checked  f. Rule 17a-8 (17 CFR 270.17a-8) 
Checkbox not checked  g. Rule 17e-1 (17 CFR 270.17e-1) 
Checkbox not checked  h. Rule 22d-1 (17 CFR 270.22d-1) 
Checkbox not checked  i. Rule 23c-1 (17 CFR 270.23c-1)  
Checkbox checked  j. Rule 32a-4 (17 CFR 270.32a-4) 
Checkbox not checked  N/A 

Item C.8. Expense limitations.

Instruction. Provide information concerning any direct or indirect limitations, waivers or reductions, on the level of expenses incurred by the fund during the reporting period. A limitation, for example, may be applied indirectly (such as when an adviser agrees to accept a reduced fee pursuant to a voluntary fee waiver) or it may apply only for a temporary period such as for a new fund in its start-up phase.
a. Did the Fund have an expense limitation arrangement in place during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Were any expenses of the Fund reduced or waived pursuant to an expense limitation arrangement during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
c. Are the fees waived subject to recoupment? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
d. Were any expenses previously waived recouped during the period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.9. Investment advisers.

a. Provide the following information about each investment adviser (other than a sub-adviser) of the Fund:
Investment Advisers Record: 1
i. Full name
BlackRock Fund Advisors 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

801-22609 

iii.CRD number
000105247 
iv. LEI, if any

549300YOOGP0Y1M95C20 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Was the investment adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. If an investment adviser (other than a sub- adviser) to the Fund was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to each investment adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 

c. For each sub-adviser to the Fund, provide the information requested:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- ), if applicable

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Is the sub-adviser an affiliated person of the Fund's investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
viii. Was the sub-adviser hired during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
d. If a sub-adviser was terminated during the reporting period, provide the following with respect to such sub-adviser:
i. Full name
 
ii. SEC file number ( e.g., 801- )

 

iii. CRD number
 
iv. LEI, if any

 

v. State, if applicable
 
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
 
vii. Termination date

 


Item C.10. Transfer agents.

a. Provide the following information about each person providing transfer agency services to the Fund:
Transfer Agents Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii.SEC file number ( e.g., 84- or 85- )

85-05003 

iii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iv. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
v. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vi. Is the transfer agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. Is the transfer agent a sub-transfer agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Has a transfer agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.11. Pricing services.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided pricing services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Pricing Services Record: 1
i. Full name
Bloomberg L.P. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300B56MD0ZC402L06 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 2
i. Full name
IHS Markit Ltd. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300HLPTRASHS0E726 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
 
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 3
i. Full name
Refinitiv US Holdings Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

549300NF240HXJO7N016 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
Pricing Services Record: 4
i. Full name
ICE Data Services, Inc. 
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

13-3668779 

Description of other identifying number

Tax ID 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the pricing service an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b. Was a pricing service hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.12. Custodians.

a. Provide the following information about each person that provided custodial services to the Fund during the reporting period:
Custodians Record: 1
i. Full name
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

iii. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button not checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other
Custodians Record: 2
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the custodian an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the custodian a sub-custodian? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vii. With respect to the custodian, check below to indicate the type of custody: Radio button checked 1.Bank - section 17(f)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-17(f)(1))
Radio button not checked 2.Member national securities exchange - rule 17f-1 (17 CFR 270.17f-1)
Radio button not checked 3.Self - rule 17f-2 (17 CFR 270.17f-2)
Radio button not checked 4.Securities depository - rule 17f-4 (17 CFR 270.17f-4)
Radio button not checked 5.Foreign custodian - rule 17f-5 (17 CFR 270.17f-5)
Radio button not checked 6.Futures commission merchants and commodity clearing organizations - rule 17f-6 (17 CFR 270.17f-6)
Radio button not checked 7.Foreign securities depository - rule 17f-7 (17 CFR 270.17f-7)
Radio button not checked 8.Insurance company sponsor - rule 26a-2 (17 CFR 270.26a-2)
Radio button not checked 9.Other

b. Has a custodian been hired or terminated during the reporting period?* Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.13. Shareholder servicing agents.

a. Provide the following information about each shareholder servicing agent of the Fund:
i. Full name
ii. LEI, if any, or provide and describe other identifying number

Description of other identifying number

iii. State, if applicable
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
v. Is the shareholder servicing agent an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
vi. Is the shareholder servicing agent a sub-shareholder servicing agent? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
b. Has a shareholder servicing agent been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.14. Administrators.

a. Provide the following information about each administrator of the Fund:
Administrators Record: 1
i. Full name
State Street Bank and Trust Company 
ii. LEI, if any, or other identifying number

571474TGEMMWANRLN572 

Description of other identifying number

 

iii. State, if applicable
MASSACHUSETTS  
iv. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
v. Is the administrator an affiliated person of the Fund or its investment adviser(s)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
vi. Is the administrator a sub-administrator? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
b.Has a third-party administrator been hired or terminated during the reporting period? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.15. Affiliated broker-dealers.

Provide the following information about each affiliated broker-dealer:
Broker Dealers Record: 1
a. Full name
BlackRock Investments, LLC 
b. SEC file number

8-48436 

c. CRD number
000038642 
d. LEI, if any

54930061FBHCKXL2G714 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 

Broker Dealers Record: 2
a. Full name
BlackRock Execution Services 
b. SEC file number

8-48719 

c. CRD number
000039438 
d. LEI, if any

549300HFCRQ0NT5KY652 

e. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
f. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
g. Total commissions paid to the affiliated broker-dealer for the reporting period:

0.00000000 


Item C.16. Brokers.

Instructions to Item C.16 and Item C.17.
To help Registrants distinguish between agency and principal transactions, and to promote consistent reporting of the information required by these items, the following criteria should be used:
1. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies the amount of the commission to be paid by the Registrant, the transaction should be considered an agency transaction and included in determining the answers to Item C.16.
2. If a security is purchased or sold in a transaction for which the confirmation specifies only the net amount to be paid or received by the Registrant and such net amount is equal to the market value of the security at the time of the transaction, the transaction should be considered a principal transaction and included in determining the amounts in Item C.17.
3. If a security is purchased by the Registrant in an underwritten offering, the acquisition should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the underwriters are receiving from the issuer.
4. If a security is sold by the Registrant in a tender offer, the sale should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17 even though the Registrant has knowledge of the amount the offeror is paying to soliciting brokers or dealers.
5. If a security is purchased directly from the issuer (such as a bank CD), the purchase should be considered a principal transaction and included in answering Item C.17.
6. The value of called or maturing securities should not be counted in either agency or principal transactions and should not be included in determining the amounts shown in Item C.16 and Item C.17. This means that the acquisition of a security may be included, but it is possible that its disposition may not be included. Disposition of a repurchase agreement at its expiration date should not be included.
7. The purchase or sales of securities in transactions not described in paragraphs (1) through (6) above should be evaluated by the Fund based upon the guidelines established in those paragraphs and classified accordingly. The agents considered in Item C.16 may be persons or companies not registered under the Exchange Act as securities brokers. The persons or companies from whom the investment company purchased or to whom it sold portfolio instruments on a principal basis may be persons or entities not registered under the Exchange Act as securities dealers.
a. For each of the ten brokers that received the largest dollar amount of brokerage commissions (excluding dealer concessions in underwritings) by virtue of direct or indirect participation in the Fund’s portfolio transactions, provide the information below:
Brokers Record: 1
i. Full name of broker
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15869 

iii. CRD number
000008209 
iv. LEI, if any

9R7GPTSO7KV3UQJZQ078 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

696.28000000 

Brokers Record: 2
i. Full name of broker
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-65876 

iii. CRD number
000126292 
iv. LEI, if any

VYVVCKR63DVZZN70PB21 

v. State, if applicable
NORTH CAROLINA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,091.07000000 

Brokers Record: 3
i. Full name of broker
Bofa Securities, Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-69787 

iii. CRD number
000283942 
iv. LEI, if any

549300HN4UKV1E2R3U73 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

717.74000000 

Brokers Record: 4
i. Full name of broker
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-422 

iii. CRD number
000000816 
iv. LEI, if any

1V8Y6QCX6YMJ2OELII46 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

937.22000000 

Brokers Record: 5
i. Full name of broker
Barclays Capital Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-41342 

iii. CRD number
000019714 
iv. LEI, if any

AC28XWWI3WIBK2824319 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

1,514.26000000 

Brokers Record: 6
i. Full name of broker
Jefferies LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-15074 

iii. CRD number
000002347 
iv. LEI, if any

58PU97L1C0WSRCWADL48 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

218.71000000 

Brokers Record: 7
i. Full name of broker
UBS Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-22651 

iii. CRD number
000007654 
iv. LEI, if any

T6FIZBDPKLYJKFCRVK44 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

887.09000000 

Brokers Record: 8
i. Full name of broker
Pershing LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-17574 

iii. CRD number
000007560 
iv. LEI, if any

ZI8Q1A8EI8LQFJNM0D94 

v. State, if applicable
NEW JERSEY  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

257.42000000 

Brokers Record: 9
i. Full name of broker
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC 
ii. SEC file number

8-35008 

iii. CRD number
000000079 
iv. LEI, if any

ZBUT11V806EZRVTWT807 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

684.79000000 

Brokers Record: 10
i. Full name of broker
Citigroup Global Markets Inc. 
ii. SEC file number

8-8177 

iii. CRD number
000007059 
iv. LEI, if any

MBNUM2BPBDO7JBLYG310 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Gross commissions paid by the Fund for the reporting period

718.27000000 

b. Aggregate brokerage commissions paid by Fund during the reporting period:

8,121.31000000 


Item C.17. Principal transactions.

a. For each of the ten entities acting as principals with which the Fund did the largest dollar amount of principal transactions (include all short-term obligations, and U.S. government and tax-free securities) in both the secondary market and in underwritten offerings, provide the information below:
Principal Transactions Record: 1
i. Full name of dealer
BlackRock Funds III - BlackRock Cash Funds: Treasury 
ii. SEC file number

N/A 

iii. CRD number
000000000 
iv. LEI, if any

5493005PQV5UQG4OSI49 

v. State, if applicable
CALIFORNIA  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

119,278,028.19000000 

Principal Transactions Record: 2
i. Full name of dealer
National Securities Clearing Corporation 
ii. SEC file number

8-164 

iii. CRD number
000007569 
iv. LEI, if any

549300RYC9NELN2ICA34 

v. State, if applicable
NEW YORK  
vi. Foreign country, if applicable
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA  
vii. Total value of purchases and sales (excluding maturing securities) with Fund:

1,081,580,383.69000000 

b. Aggregate value of principal purchase/sale transactions of Fund during the reporting period:

1,200,858,411.88000000 


Item C.18. Payments for brokerage and research.

During the reporting period, did the Fund pay commissions to broker-dealers for "brokerage and research services" within the meaning of section 28(e) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78bb)? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.19. Average net assets.

a. Provide the Fund's (other than a money market fund's) monthly average net assets during the reporting period

940,042,375.18000000 

b. Provide the money market fund's daily average net assets during the reporting period

 


Item C.20. Lines of credit, interfund lending and interfund borrowing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Does the Fund have available a line of credit? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

b. Did the Fund engage in interfund lending? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

c.Did the Fund engage in interfund borrowing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.21. Swing pricing.

For open-end management investment companies, respond to the following:
a. Did the Fund (if not a Money Market Fund, Exchange-Traded Fund, or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund) engage in swing pricing? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button not checked No
Management Investment Record: 12

Item C.1. Background information.

a. Full Name of the Fund

iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF 

b. Series identication number, if any

S000004320 

c. LEI

549300B56E9Q869S8H58 

d. Is this the first filing on this form by the Fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.2. Classes of open-end management investment companies.

a. How many Classes of shares of the Fund (if any) are authorized?

0 

b. How many new Classes of shares of the Fund were added during the reporting period?

0 

c. How many Classes of shares of the Fund were terminated during the reporting period?

0 

d. For each Class with shares outstanding, provide the information requested below:
Shares Outstanding Record: 1
i. Full name of Class
iShares U.S. Consumer Services ETF 
ii. Class identification number, if any

C000012050 

iii. Ticker symbol, if any

IYC 


Item C.3. Type of fund.

Instructions. 1. "Fund of Funds" means a fund that acquires securities issued by any other investment company in excess of the amounts permitted under paragraph (A) of section 12(d)(1) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(A)), but, for purposes of this Item, does not include a fund that acquires securities issued by another company solely in reliance on rule 12d1-1 under the Act (CFR 270.12d1-1). 2. "Index Fund" means an investment company, including an Exchange-Traded Fund, that seeks to track the performance of a specified index. 3. "Interval Fund" means a closed-end management investment company that makes periodic repurchases of its shares pursuant to rule 23c-3 under the Act (17 CFR 270.23c-3). 4. "Master-Feeder Fund" means a two-tiered arrangement in which one or more funds (each a feeder fund) holds shares of a single Fund (the master fund) in accordance with section 12(d)(1)(E) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a-12(d)(1)(E)) or pursuant to exemptive relief granted by the Commission. 5. "Target Date Fund" means an investment company that has an investment objective or strategy of providing varying degrees of long-term appreciation and capital preservation through a mix of equity and fixed income exposures that changes over time based on an investor's age, target retirement date, or life expectancy.
Indicate if the Fund is any one of the types listed below. Check all that apply.
 a. Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund or offers a Class that itself is an Exchange-Traded Fund or Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
      i.   Checkbox checked   Exchange-Traded Fund 
      ii.  Checkbox not checked   Exchange-Traded Managed Fund 
 b.  Checkbox checked  Index Fund 
i. Is the index whose performance the Fund tracks, constructed:
1. By an affiliated person of the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
2. Exclusively for the fund? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No
ii. Provide the annualized difference between the Fund's total return during the reporting period and the index's return during the reporting period (i.e., the Fund's total return less the index's return):
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
-0.01140000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
-0.44140000 
iii. Provide the annualized standard deviation of the daily difference between the Fund's total return and the index's return during the reporting period:
1. Before Fund fees and expenses:
0.09350000 
2. After Fund fees and expenses (i.e., net asset value):
0.09130000 

 c.  Checkbox not checked   Seeks to achieve performance results that are a multiple of a benchmark, the inverse of a benchmark, or a multiple of the inverse of a benchmark 
 d.  Checkbox not checked   Interval Fund 
 e.  Checkbox not checked   Fund of Funds 
 f.   Checkbox not checked   Master-Feeder Fund 
 g.  Checkbox not checked   Money Market Fund 
 h.  Checkbox not checked   Target Date Fund 
 i.   Checkbox not checked   Underlying fund to a variable annuity or variable life insurance contract 
      Checkbox not checked   N/A 

Item C.4. Diversification.

Does the Fund seek to operate as a “non-diversified company” as such term is defined in section 5(b)(2) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 80a- 5(b) (2))? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.5. Investments in certain foreign corporations.

Instruction. "Controlled foreign corporation" has the meaning provided in section 957 of the Internal Revenue Code [26 U.S.C. 957].
a. Does the fund invest in a controlled foreign corporation for the purpose of investing in certain types of instruments such as, but not limited to, commodities? Radio button not checked Yes Radio button checked No

Item C.6. Securities lending.

Instruction. For purposes of this Item, other adverse impacts