Thornburg Investment Management Inc. Raises Stock Position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)

Thornburg Investment Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 94.9% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel.com reports. The firm owned 21,071 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 10,262 shares during the quarter. Thornburg Investment Management Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $1,662,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Wealth Advisory Solutions LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 29.9% in the 2nd quarter. Wealth Advisory Solutions LLC now owns 99,503 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $7,849,000 after acquiring an additional 22,905 shares during the period. Advisory Services Network LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 21.5% in the 1st quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 14,238 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,080,000 after acquiring an additional 2,515 shares during the period. Sage Capital Advisors llc raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 118.9% in the 2nd quarter. Sage Capital Advisors llc now owns 27,543 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,166,000 after acquiring an additional 14,960 shares during the period. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 26.4% in the 1st quarter. Dorsey & Whitney Trust CO LLC now owns 67,402 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,115,000 after acquiring an additional 14,090 shares during the period. Finally, Hancock Whitney Corp raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 3.0% in the 2nd quarter. Hancock Whitney Corp now owns 571,016 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $45,042,000 after acquiring an additional 16,811 shares during the period. 75.80% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF stock opened at $80.50 on Friday. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $80.26 and its 200-day simple moving average is $79.16. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 1 year low of $60.97 and a 1 year high of $82.29.

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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