Principal Financial Group Inc. Sells 187,900 Shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)

Principal Financial Group Inc. lowered its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFAGet Rating) by 36.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 328,294 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 187,900 shares during the quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $20,515,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of EFA. Aaron Wealth Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 7,260.0% during the first quarter. Aaron Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 4,939,737 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $67,116,000 after purchasing an additional 4,872,621 shares during the period. CFS Investment Advisory Services LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 6,689.6% in the 1st quarter. CFS Investment Advisory Services LLC now owns 3,042,909 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $208,000 after acquiring an additional 2,998,092 shares during the last quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 11.0% in the 2nd quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp now owns 13,124,050 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $836,490,000 after acquiring an additional 1,304,280 shares during the last quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 1st quarter worth about $73,010,000. Finally, OLD Mission Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 2nd quarter worth about $61,204,000. Institutional investors own 80.83% of the company’s stock.

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF Stock Performance

EFA opened at $64.66 on Tuesday. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a fifty-two week low of $54.61 and a fifty-two week high of $80.47. The company’s 50-day moving average is $59.46 and its 200 day moving average is $62.75.

About iShares MSCI EAFE ETF

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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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