Hanson McClain Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 5.1% in the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 3,552 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 172 shares during the period. Hanson McClain Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $230,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in EFA. Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 28.7% in the fourth quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 12,778 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $751,000 after purchasing an additional 2,850 shares in the last quarter. CWM LLC increased its stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 134.4% in the fourth quarter. CWM LLC now owns 27,876 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,639,000 after purchasing an additional 15,981 shares in the last quarter. Legacy Bridge LLC bought a new stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $1,458,000. Plimoth Trust Co. LLC increased its stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 2.8% in the fourth quarter. Plimoth Trust Co. LLC now owns 7,310 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $430,000 after purchasing an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Domani Wealth LLC increased its stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 4.4% in the fourth quarter. Domani Wealth LLC now owns 16,001 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $941,000 after purchasing an additional 681 shares in the last quarter.

EFA opened at $63.40 on Friday. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 1-year low of $56.77 and a 1-year high of $71.03.

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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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