Lincoln National Corp trimmed its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (NYSEARCA:EFA) by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 148,162 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 655 shares during the period. Lincoln National Corp’s holdings in iShares MSCI EAFE ETF were worth $9,739,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of EFA. Psagot Investment House Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 1st quarter worth $28,000. Arcus Capital Partners LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 2nd quarter worth $28,000. Buffington Mohr McNeal purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 1st quarter worth $45,000. SevenBridge Financial Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF by 1,116.4% in the 2nd quarter. SevenBridge Financial Group LLC now owns 888 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $58,000 after buying an additional 815 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Capital Investment Counsel Inc purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI EAFE ETF in the 1st quarter worth $59,000.
Shares of EFA stock traded down $0.47 on Friday, reaching $62.27. The stock had a trading volume of 20,984,032 shares, compared to its average volume of 26,091,914. iShares MSCI EAFE ETF has a 1 year low of $56.77 and a 1 year high of $69.13. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $64.41 and a 200 day simple moving average of $64.81.
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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