Marshall Wace LLP Takes Position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)

Marshall Wace LLP bought a new stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 21,699 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $1,453,000.

Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. IHT Wealth Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 4.2% in the first quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 18,743 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,288,000 after buying an additional 754 shares during the last quarter. Alerus Financial NA increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 6.2% during the first quarter. Alerus Financial NA now owns 12,983 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $904,000 after acquiring an additional 763 shares during the period. Middleton & Co Inc MA increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 2.8% during the second quarter. Middleton & Co Inc MA now owns 28,547 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,912,000 after acquiring an additional 780 shares during the period. Evergreen Capital Management LLC grew its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 7.4% during the first quarter. Evergreen Capital Management LLC now owns 11,356 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $791,000 after buying an additional 781 shares during the period. Finally, Hefren Tillotson Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 2.5% during the second quarter. Hefren Tillotson Inc. now owns 31,867 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,134,000 after buying an additional 785 shares during the period.

EFA traded up $0.23 on Friday, hitting $63.85. 66,647,647 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 25,818,248. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a fifty-two week low of $63.18 and a fifty-two week high of $75.27.

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)

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