6 Meridian lifted its position in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ) by 0.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 76,962 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 550 shares during the quarter. 6 Meridian’s holdings in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF were worth $3,242,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in EWZ. Provida Pension Fund Administrator purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF in the second quarter worth about $573,277,000. Turim 21 Investimentos Ltda. raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 103.5% in the second quarter. Turim 21 Investimentos Ltda. now owns 3,846,166 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $168,154,000 after purchasing an additional 1,955,894 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 319.9% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,841,476 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $80,510,000 after acquiring an additional 1,402,965 shares in the last quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board purchased a new position in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $61,208,000. Finally, SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda raised its position in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 958.9% during the third quarter. SPX Equities Gestao de Recursos Ltda now owns 1,104,522 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $46,534,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000,209 shares in the last quarter.
Shares of EWZ stock opened at $43.85 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $42.00 and a 200 day moving average of $42.20. iShares MSCI Brazil ETF has a twelve month low of $36.23 and a twelve month high of $47.19.
iShares MSCI Brazil Capped Index Fund (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund, seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the Brazilian market, as measured by the MSCI Brazil Index (the Index).
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