Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC grew its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 1.3% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 78,614 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 977 shares during the quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $5,736,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in EFA. Principal Financial Group Inc. acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $3,590,000. Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC acquired a new position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 4th quarter valued at $1,255,000. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 8.1% in the 4th quarter. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. now owns 312,964 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $22,834,000 after acquiring an additional 23,560 shares during the period. CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the fourth quarter valued at about $171,991,000. Finally, Foundations Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 17.7% during the fourth quarter. Foundations Investment Advisors LLC now owns 6,825 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $517,000 after acquiring an additional 1,026 shares during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 77.34% of the company’s stock.
NYSEARCA EFA opened at $76.06 on Tuesday. The business’s 50 day moving average is $74.97 and its two-hundred day moving average is $70.94. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 12-month low of $45.72 and a 12-month high of $77.17.
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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