Traders bought shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA) on weakness during trading on Tuesday. $155.68 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $70.93 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $84.75 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund had the 2nd highest net in-flow for the day. iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund traded down ($0.05) for the day and closed at $66.38

The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $66.22 and its 200-day moving average price is $63.86.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of EFA. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund by 16.5% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 143,106,669 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $9,330,554,000 after buying an additional 20,288,344 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund by 8.6% in the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 108,227,285 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $7,056,419,000 after buying an additional 8,595,962 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund by 5.7% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 26,988,956 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,759,681,000 after buying an additional 1,457,915 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund by 3.4% in the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 16,145,965 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,052,518,000 after buying an additional 526,967 shares during the period. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund by 2.0% in the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 13,564,026 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $884,374,000 after buying an additional 269,054 shares during the period.

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About iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund

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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