National Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 78.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 42,757 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 18,783 shares during the period. National Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $2,677,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. CIBC Asset Management Inc lifted its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 124.1% in the second quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 5,581,766 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $339,762,000 after buying an additional 3,091,190 shares during the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 16.4% during the 2nd quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,980,397 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $424,897,000 after purchasing an additional 984,374 shares during the period. Park Avenue Securities LLC acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $46,116,000. Bridgewater Associates LP raised its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 42.1% in the second quarter. Bridgewater Associates LP now owns 2,341,557 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $142,531,000 after purchasing an additional 694,192 shares during the period. Finally, Arvest Bank Trust Division lifted its stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 18.1% during the second quarter. Arvest Bank Trust Division now owns 2,618,099 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $159,364,000 after purchasing an additional 401,899 shares in the last quarter.
Shares of EFA stock traded down $0.11 on Tuesday, hitting $69.98. The stock had a trading volume of 355,155 shares, compared to its average volume of 30,873,816. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 1 year low of $45.72 and a 1 year high of $70.42. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $64.94 and its 200-day moving average price is $62.71.
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF Company Profile
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF, formerly iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund’s investment objective is to seek investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of its underlying index, MSCI EAFE Index (the Index). The Index has been developed by MSCI Inc as an equity benchmark for its international stock performance.
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