Synovus Financial Corp grew its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 4.7% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 2,225,123 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 100,188 shares during the period. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF makes up approximately 2.1% 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 $154,519,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in EFA. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 55.5% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 106,758,381 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $7,017,230,000 after acquiring an additional 38,109,492 shares during the last quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 5.2% in the 4th quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp now owns 10,688,260 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $742,193,000 after acquiring an additional 532,711 shares during the last quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 16.5% in the 3rd quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 5,584,330 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $364,154,000 after acquiring an additional 790,105 shares during the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 1,584.9% in the 4th quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 4,669,508 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $324,251,000 after acquiring an additional 4,392,370 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Dupont Capital Management Corp raised its holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 12.2% in the 4th quarter. Dupont Capital Management Corp now owns 3,946,357 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $274,035,000 after acquiring an additional 428,876 shares during the last quarter.

NYSEARCA EFA traded down $0.12 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $69.20. The stock had a trading volume of 14,805,055 shares, compared to its average volume of 21,671,152. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 1 year low of $61.26 and a 1 year high of $70.42. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $69.34 and a 200 day moving average price of $66.77.

About iShares MSCI EAFE ETF

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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