BlackRock Inc. trimmed its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 2.2% in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 68,648,889 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,564,034 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned approximately 0.07% of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF worth $4,452,568,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Northern Trust Corp raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 9.5% during the 4th quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 29,934,119 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,759,527,000 after buying an additional 2,605,601 shares during the period. FMR LLC raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 78.3% during the 4th quarter. FMR LLC now owns 18,852,846 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,108,171,000 after buying an additional 8,277,894 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 14.2% during the 4th quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 17,255,269 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,014,265,000 after buying an additional 2,146,330 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 8.0% during the 4th quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 14,041,772 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $825,376,000 after buying an additional 1,044,608 shares during the period. Finally, Creative Planning raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 94.8% during the 4th quarter. Creative Planning now owns 6,649,602 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $390,864,000 after buying an additional 3,236,667 shares during the period.

NYSEARCA:EFA opened at $65.58 on Thursday. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a fifty-two week low of $56.77 and a fifty-two week high of $70.72.

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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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