FIL Ltd lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 1.6% in the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 132,632 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 2,052 shares during the quarter. FIL Ltd’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $8,961,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Choate Investment Advisors purchased a new position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the third quarter worth about $28,000. Parallel Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 343.7% in the 4th quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 670 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $45,000 after purchasing an additional 519 shares in the last quarter. USA Financial Portformulas Corp lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 1,640.7% during the fourth quarter. USA Financial Portformulas Corp now owns 1,027 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $69,000 after purchasing an additional 968 shares during the last quarter. Huntington National Bank acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $84,000. Finally, San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the fourth quarter valued at about $88,000.
NYSEARCA:EWJ opened at $71.17 on Tuesday. The business’s 50 day moving average is $69.39 and its two-hundred day moving average is $63.26. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 52 week low of $41.61 and a 52 week high of $72.28.
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (the fund), formerly Ishares Msci Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund. The 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 Japanese market, as measured by the MSCI Japan Index (the Index).
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