Eaton Vance Management trimmed its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 1.4% in the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 302,368 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 4,163 shares during the period. Eaton Vance Management’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $20,558,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in EFA. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC lifted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 468.2% in the 3rd quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 1,625 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $110,000 after purchasing an additional 1,339 shares during the last quarter. Bay Colony Advisory Group Inc d b a Bay Colony Advisors purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at about $113,000. Gresham Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 3rd quarter valued at about $143,000. Almanack Investment Partners LLC. purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at about $166,000. Finally, Westpac Banking Corp lifted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 523.6% in the 3rd quarter. Westpac Banking Corp now owns 2,513 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $171,000 after purchasing an additional 2,110 shares during the last quarter.
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF stock opened at $63.60 on Tuesday. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a fifty-two week low of $60.58 and a fifty-two week high of $75.27.
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About iShares MSCI EAFE ETF
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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