iShares MSCI Japan ETF Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJGet Rating) saw unusually large options trading on Friday. Traders bought 19,006 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 316% compared to the average volume of 4,564 put options.

Institutional Trading of iShares MSCI Japan ETF

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Kestra Advisory Services LLC boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 83.3% during the 1st quarter. Kestra Advisory Services LLC now owns 11,644 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $717,000 after acquiring an additional 5,290 shares during the last quarter. Atria Investments LLC boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 15.5% during the 4th quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 19,313 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,293,000 after buying an additional 2,590 shares during the last quarter. CWM LLC bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the 4th quarter worth approximately $59,000. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 8.9% during the 4th quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 37,384 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,504,000 after purchasing an additional 3,041 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 14.3% during the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 18,483,833 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,237,675,000 after purchasing an additional 2,319,081 shares during the last quarter.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF Stock Down 0.6 %

EWJ opened at $55.31 on Friday. The company has a fifty day moving average price of $54.36 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $58.34. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 52 week low of $51.56 and a 52 week high of $74.12.

About iShares MSCI Japan ETF

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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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