Patton Fund Management Inc. decreased its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA – Free Report) by 2.6% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 221,738 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 5,837 shares during the period. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF accounts for about 4.7% of Patton Fund Management Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 3rd biggest holding. Patton Fund Management Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $16,076,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EFA. Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 108,217.7% during the fourth quarter. Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC now owns 211,839,031 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $13,905,114,000 after buying an additional 211,643,459 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 314.9% in the 1st quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 34,764,682 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $485,004,000 after purchasing an additional 26,386,589 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 4.8% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 68,474,185 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,897,274,000 after purchasing an additional 3,109,690 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 121.4% in the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 468,197 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $33,485,000 after purchasing an additional 2,654,434 shares in the last quarter. Finally, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF during the first quarter worth approximately $188,493,000. 77.78% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF Stock Up 0.1 %
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF stock traded up $0.04 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $71.17. The company had a trading volume of 2,176,010 shares, compared to its average volume of 16,736,033. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a fifty-two week low of $54.61 and a fifty-two week high of $74.74. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $72.03 and its 200-day moving average is $71.86.
iShares MSCI EAFE ETF 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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