iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (EFA) Stake Raised by BLB&B Advisors LLC

BLB&B Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 9.1% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 10,021 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 834 shares during the period. BLB&B Advisors LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $681,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in EFA. Summit Trail Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 5,440.7% during the 1st quarter. Summit Trail Advisors LLC now owns 7,520,654 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $7,521,000 after purchasing an additional 7,384,919 shares during the period. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 629.9% during the 2nd quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,482,655 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $166,263,000 after purchasing an additional 2,142,519 shares during the period. TIAA FSB raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 26.0% during the 2nd quarter. TIAA FSB now owns 9,969,792 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $667,677,000 after purchasing an additional 2,054,575 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 11.1% during the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 19,984,455 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,338,358,000 after purchasing an additional 1,998,373 shares during the period. Finally, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 6,561.5% during the 2nd quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,841,891 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $27,753,000 after purchasing an additional 1,814,241 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA EFA opened at $63.85 on Friday. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a one year low of $63.18 and a one year high of $75.27.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)

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