iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (NYSE:EFA) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Friday. Stock investors purchased 49,787 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 215% compared to the average volume of 15,792 call options.

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (EFA) traded down 0.25% during trading on Monday, hitting $68.31. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,009,515 shares. iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund has a 12 month low of $56.10 and a 12 month high of $68.71. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $67.03 and a 200 day moving average of $65.05.

Hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Smith Salley & Associates increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund by 0.5% during the second quarter. Smith Salley & Associates now owns 68,047 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,437,000 after buying an additional 363 shares during the period. MCF Advisors LLC raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund by 8.1% in the 2nd quarter. MCF Advisors LLC now owns 793,913 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $51,763,000 after purchasing an additional 59,283 shares in the last quarter. Boston Advisors LLC raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund by 24.3% in the 2nd quarter. Boston Advisors LLC now owns 175,174 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $11,421,000 after purchasing an additional 34,255 shares in the last quarter. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund by 57.3% in the 2nd quarter. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. now owns 3,858 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $252,000 after purchasing an additional 1,405 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Lodestar Investment Counsel LLC IL raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund by 2.3% in the 2nd quarter. Lodestar Investment Counsel LLC IL now owns 22,329 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,456,000 after purchasing an additional 499 shares in the last quarter.

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iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund 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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