PFG Advisors boosted its stake in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF (BATS:EFAV) by 1.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 58,810 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 837 shares during the period. iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF accounts for approximately 1.2% of PFG Advisors’ holdings, making the stock its 13th biggest holding. PFG Advisors’ holdings in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF were worth $4,291,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EFAV. BlackRock Inc. increased its holdings in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF by 4.7% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 6,271,334 shares of the company’s stock worth $455,548,000 after buying an additional 280,935 shares in the last quarter. FMR LLC increased its holdings in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF by 4.8% in the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 4,899,391 shares of the company’s stock worth $352,756,000 after buying an additional 224,143 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley increased its holdings in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF by 2.3% in the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 4,786,425 shares of the company’s stock worth $347,686,000 after buying an additional 108,910 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF by 1.7% in the 2nd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,379,644 shares of the company’s stock worth $172,857,000 after buying an additional 39,784 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Securian Asset Management Inc increased its holdings in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF by 5.4% in the 2nd quarter. Securian Asset Management Inc now owns 1,437,812 shares of the company’s stock worth $104,443,000 after buying an additional 73,700 shares in the last quarter.

BATS EFAV traded up $0.50 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $73.91. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 336,346 shares. iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF has a 12 month low of $64.68 and a 12 month high of $76.51. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $72.80 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $72.24.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol EAFE ETF (BATS:EFAV)

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