Bank of America Corp DE Purchases 916,935 Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

Bank of America Corp DE increased its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJGet Rating) by 20.5% in the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 5,398,303 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 916,935 shares during the quarter. Bank of America Corp DE owned about 3.18% of iShares MSCI Japan ETF worth $332,590,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 14.3% in the fourth 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 in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 7.2% during the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 29,565,606 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,821,538,000 after acquiring an additional 1,991,149 shares in the last quarter. Provida Pension Fund Administrator purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the fourth quarter worth approximately $83,119,000. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 1,020.6% during the fourth quarter. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. now owns 918,025 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $61,467,000 after acquiring an additional 836,105 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Horizon Investments LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the first quarter worth $48,059,000.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF Stock Up 0.3 %

Shares of NYSEARCA EWJ opened at $51.80 on Tuesday. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 52 week low of $50.80 and a 52 week high of $73.31. The firm’s fifty day moving average is $54.25 and its 200 day moving average is $56.17.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF Profile

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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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

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