Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc. cut its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 1.7% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 9,899 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 175 shares during the quarter. Gillespie Robinson & Grimm Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $687,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in EFA. Beutel Goodman & Co Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF during the 3rd quarter worth $28,000. Julex Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at about $30,000. Garrett Wealth Advisory Group LLC purchased a new position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at about $34,000. Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at about $37,000. Finally, Strategic Capital Advisers Inc. purchased a new position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF during the 3rd quarter valued at about $37,000.

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF stock traded down $0.06 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $69.82. 581,220 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 22,169,178. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $69.09 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $66.28. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 12-month low of $60.71 and a 12-month high of $70.16.

The company also recently announced a semi-annual dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 20th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 17th were issued a dividend of $0.7758 per share. This represents a yield of 2.9%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 16th.

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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