LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA Boosts Stock Position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)

LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA raised its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 35,362 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 214 shares during the quarter. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF accounts for 1.4% of LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA’s portfolio, making the stock its 13th largest position. LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $2,323,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of EFA. Psagot Investment House Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the first quarter worth about $28,000. Arcus Capital Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the second quarter worth about $28,000. Buffington Mohr McNeal purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the first quarter worth about $45,000. SevenBridge Financial Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 1,116.4% in the second quarter. SevenBridge Financial Group LLC now owns 888 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $58,000 after buying an additional 815 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Capital Investment Counsel Inc purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the first quarter worth about $59,000.

Shares of EFA traded up $0.74 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $62.25. The company had a trading volume of 22,856,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 26,167,115. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 52-week low of $56.77 and a 52-week high of $69.13. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $64.82 and a two-hundred day moving average of $64.84.

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

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