Avantax Planning Partners Inc. Has $2.35 Million Stock Holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)

Avantax Planning Partners Inc. lessened its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFAGet Rating) by 4.5% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 31,949 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,499 shares during the period. Avantax Planning Partners Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $2,351,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EFA. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 13.7% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 66,129,430 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,203,064,000 after acquiring an additional 7,976,631 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 47.5% in the 4th quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 10,607,466 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $834,596,000 after acquiring an additional 3,417,965 shares in the last quarter. Arvest Trust Co. N A acquired a new position in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $202,039,000. Capital International Investors raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 478.1% in the 4th quarter. Capital International Investors now owns 2,521,932 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $198,602,000 after acquiring an additional 2,085,669 shares in the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 4.8% in the 4th quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 42,146,100 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,316,055,000 after acquiring an additional 1,925,735 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 77.28% of the company’s stock.

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF Trading Down 0.7 %

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF stock traded down $0.46 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $65.01. The stock had a trading volume of 15,130,397 shares, compared to its average volume of 19,240,440. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a fifty-two week low of $59.54 and a fifty-two week high of $82.29. The company has a 50-day moving average of $64.12 and a two-hundred day moving average of $69.33.

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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