Pure Financial Advisors Inc. grew its stake in iShares Trust (BATS:IEFA) by 4.7% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 54,786 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,467 shares during the period. iShares Trust accounts for about 0.9% of Pure Financial Advisors Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 27th largest holding. Pure Financial Advisors Inc.’s holdings in iShares Trust were worth $3,621,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of IEFA. Truepoint Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares Trust by 4,055.4% in the 3rd quarter. Truepoint Inc. now owns 1,932,415 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,932,000 after acquiring an additional 1,885,911 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares Trust by 17.6% in the 3rd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 5,413,250 shares of the company’s stock worth $347,368,000 after acquiring an additional 809,227 shares during the last quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares Trust by 30.7% in the 3rd quarter. Neuberger Berman Group LLC now owns 1,785,913 shares of the company’s stock worth $114,602,000 after acquiring an additional 419,867 shares during the last quarter. Patten Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares Trust by 413.2% in the 3rd quarter. Patten Group Inc. now owns 215,243 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,004,000 after acquiring an additional 173,299 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Coldstream Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares Trust by 1,727.3% in the 3rd quarter. Coldstream Capital Management Inc. now owns 173,279 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,120,000 after acquiring an additional 163,796 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares Trust (BATS:IEFA) traded down $0.15 on Wednesday, hitting $67.96. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 206,529 shares. iShares Trust has a twelve month low of $54.61 and a twelve month high of $68.10.

The business also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th were paid a $0.7309 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.23%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 19th.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Trust (BATS:IEFA)

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