Waddell & Associates LLC Increases Position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)

Waddell & Associates LLC boosted its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFAFree Report) by 2.9% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 46,598 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 1,320 shares during the period. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF accounts for about 0.5% of Waddell & Associates LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 23rd largest holding. Waddell & Associates LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $3,511,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of EFA. Northern Trust Corp lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 21,376,565 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,610,724,000 after acquiring an additional 153,460 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 1.1% in the third quarter. FMR LLC now owns 10,227,748 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $704,896,000 after acquiring an additional 110,166 shares during the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 62.3% in the fourth quarter. TD Asset Management Inc now owns 5,695,838 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $429,181,000 after acquiring an additional 2,186,324 shares during the last quarter. Causeway Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the third quarter valued at approximately $330,123,000. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 11.9% in the fourth quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 3,596,665 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $271,009,000 after acquiring an additional 382,848 shares during the last quarter. 79.80% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF Trading Down 1.1 %

EFA opened at $81.27 on Monday. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a one year low of $65.68 and a one year high of $82.16. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $79.40 and its 200 day moving average price is $76.99.

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF Profile

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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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