iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) Shares Sold by Berkshire Bank

Berkshire Bank lessened its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 5.7% in the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 14,891 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 894 shares during the period. Berkshire Bank’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $1,162,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of EFA. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 3.3% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 55,974,531 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,415,270,000 after purchasing an additional 1,797,659 shares in the last quarter. Fund Evaluation Group LLC grew its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 1,123.2% in the second quarter. Fund Evaluation Group LLC now owns 865,558 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $68,275,000 after acquiring an additional 794,796 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 72.8% in the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 1,859,466 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $146,675,000 after acquiring an additional 783,284 shares in the last quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 461.3% in the second quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 943,204 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $74,399,000 after acquiring an additional 775,155 shares in the last quarter. Finally, OLD Mission Capital LLC acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the third quarter valued at approximately $49,164,000. 75.42% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of EFA stock traded down $0.53 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $79.26. 20,238,670 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 20,775,588. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a fifty-two week low of $70.09 and a fifty-two week high of $82.29. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $79.97 and its 200 day simple moving average is $80.06.

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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