Boltwood Capital Management Increases Stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)


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Boltwood Capital Management grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 1.8% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 34,478 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 600 shares during the quarter. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF accounts for 1.2% of Boltwood Capital Management’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 23rd largest holding. Boltwood Capital Management’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $2,616,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Thoroughbred Financial Services LLC purchased a new position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF during the 4th quarter worth $1,255,000. Mackenzie Financial Corp raised its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 2.0% during the 4th quarter. Mackenzie Financial Corp now owns 2,831,722 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $206,602,000 after buying an additional 55,000 shares during the last quarter. Pittenger & Anderson Inc. raised its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 1.6% during the 4th quarter. Pittenger & Anderson Inc. now owns 128,348 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $9,364,000 after buying an additional 2,073 shares during the last quarter. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. raised its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 8.1% during the 4th quarter. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. now owns 312,964 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $22,834,000 after buying an additional 23,560 shares during the last quarter. Finally, CHURCHILL MANAGEMENT Corp purchased a new position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF during the 4th quarter worth $171,991,000. Institutional investors own 77.34% of the company’s stock.

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF stock traded up $0.33 during trading hours on Thursday, reaching $77.64. 395,354 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 21,721,154. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $75.93 and its 200 day moving average is $73.43. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 52-week low of $53.60 and a 52-week high of $78.05.

About iShares MSCI EAFE ETF

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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