BB&T Corp lifted its stake in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 14.0% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 2,763,525 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 338,885 shares during the period. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF comprises about 3.4% of BB&T Corp’s investment portfolio, making the stock its largest position. BB&T Corp owned 0.27% of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF worth $187,892,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of EFA. Private Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 8.1% during the third quarter. Private Asset Management Inc. now owns 10,258 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $697,000 after buying an additional 770 shares during the last quarter. Middleton & Co Inc MA lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 2.8% during the second quarter. Middleton & Co Inc MA now owns 28,547 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,912,000 after buying an additional 780 shares during the last quarter. Hefren Tillotson Inc. lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 2.5% during the second quarter. Hefren Tillotson Inc. now owns 31,867 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,134,000 after buying an additional 785 shares during the last quarter. Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 6.4% during the second quarter. Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC now owns 13,108 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $878,000 after buying an additional 786 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Harborview Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 14.9% during the second quarter. Harborview Advisors LLC now owns 6,085 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $408,000 after buying an additional 788 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of EFA stock traded down $0.38 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $64.41. 1,838,554 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 25,903,277. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 52-week low of $63.18 and a 52-week high of $75.27.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA)

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