iShares MSCI Australia ETF (NYSEARCA:EWA) Sees Unusually-High Trading Volume

Shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF (NYSEARCA:EWAGet Rating) saw unusually-high trading volume on Friday . Approximately 465,711 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 89% from the previous session’s volume of 4,138,488 shares.The stock last traded at $22.69 and had previously closed at $22.68.

iShares MSCI Australia ETF Trading Up 0.4 %

The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $20.86 and its 200-day moving average price is $21.95.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On iShares MSCI Australia ETF

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in EWA. Sandy Spring Bank lifted its position in iShares MSCI Australia ETF by 301.6% in the 1st quarter. Sandy Spring Bank now owns 1,004 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $27,000 after acquiring an additional 754 shares in the last quarter. Ronald Blue Trust Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $30,000. Hexagon Capital Partners LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF by 46.7% during the 3rd quarter. Hexagon Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,719 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $34,000 after purchasing an additional 547 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF during the 1st quarter worth approximately $38,000. Finally, Clearstead Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $53,000. Institutional investors own 53.14% of the company’s stock.

About iShares MSCI Australia ETF

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iShares MSCI Australia ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, of publicly traded securities in the Australian market, as represented by the MSCI Australia Index (the Index).

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