Avantax Planning Partners Inc. Raises Stock Position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)

Avantax Planning Partners Inc. increased its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFAFree Report) by 18.4% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 22,048 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,422 shares during the period. Avantax Planning Partners Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $1,661,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Causeway Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the third quarter valued at about $330,123,000. Pathstone Family Office LLC boosted its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 1,261.7% during the third quarter. Pathstone Family Office LLC now owns 3,863,471 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $266,270,000 after acquiring an additional 3,579,752 shares during the last quarter. Comerica Bank acquired a new position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF during the third quarter worth about $126,306,000. Cerity Partners LLC boosted its position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 283.2% during the fourth quarter. Cerity Partners LLC now owns 2,287,891 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $172,393,000 after acquiring an additional 1,690,837 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Halbert Hargrove Global Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 6,928.2% in the 4th quarter. Halbert Hargrove Global Advisors LLC now owns 1,464,122 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $110,322,000 after purchasing an additional 1,443,290 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 79.80% of the company’s stock.

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF Stock Performance

NYSEARCA:EFA traded up $0.69 on Friday, hitting $81.08. The stock had a trading volume of 4,767,320 shares, compared to its average volume of 14,272,041. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $79.05 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $76.07. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 1-year low of $65.68 and a 1-year high of $81.93.

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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