Traders See Bearish Options Activity iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF)

 Traders See Bearish Options Activity iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF)

In today’s session iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF) (EFA) recorded an unusually high (10,240) contracts volume of put trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the December, 2016 put, expecting serious EFA decrease. With 10,240 contracts traded and 647334 open interest for the Dec, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bearish bet. The option with symbol: EFA161216P00056000 closed last at: $0.55 or 10% up. iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EFA) has declined 4.14% since April 25, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.15% the S&P500.

iShares MSCI EAFE ETF, formerly iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund , is an exchange-traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $57.00 billion. 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). It currently has negative earnings. The Index has been developed by MSCI Inc. as an equity benchmark for its international stock performance.

EFA Company Profile

iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (the Fund) seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI EAFE Index (the Index). The Index has been developed by Morgan Stanley Capital International, Inc. as an equity benchmark for international stock performance. The Index includes stocks from Europe, Australasia and the Far East. The Index is a capitalization-weighted index that aims to capture 85% of the (publicly available) total market capitalization.

More important recent iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EFA) news were published by: Etfdailynews.com which released: “Decoding International Equity ETF Returns [iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund CAD …” on December 05, 2014, also Etfdailynews.com published article titled: “Chart Of Global ETF Points Toward A Possible Correction [iShares MSCI EAFE …”, Fool.com published: “3 Reasons to Buy the iShares MSCI EAFE ETF” on December 12, 2014. More interesting news about iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EFA) was released by: Quotes.Wsj.com and their article: “DOW JONES, A NEWS CORP COMPANY” with publication date: May 08, 2015.

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