Synovus Financial Corp boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 12.3% during the 1st quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 2,067,999 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 226,084 shares during the period. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF accounts for about 2.2% of Synovus Financial Corp’s holdings, making the stock its 6th largest position. Synovus Financial Corp’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $134,124,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the business. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 142.4% during the fourth quarter. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA now owns 1,091 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $64,000 after buying an additional 641 shares during the period. AI Financial Services LLC boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 3.1% in the fourth quarter. AI Financial Services LLC now owns 216,344 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $12,717,000 after purchasing an additional 6,473 shares during the last quarter. Eagle Global Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 6.6% in the fourth quarter. Eagle Global Advisors LLC now owns 13,660 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $803,000 after purchasing an additional 850 shares during the last quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 11.2% in the fourth quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 50,671 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,978,000 after purchasing an additional 5,111 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Foster & Motley Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF during the 4th quarter worth about $2,515,000.

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF stock traded down $0.19 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $65.88. The company had a trading volume of 7,202,977 shares, compared to its average volume of 26,981,861. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 12-month low of $56.77 and a 12-month high of $70.76.

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iShares MSCI EAFE ETF Company 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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