Short Interest in iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF (NASDAQ:IEUS) Expands By 475.7%

iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF (NASDAQ:IEUSGet Rating) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 30th, there was short interest totalling 101,900 shares, an increase of 475.7% from the December 15th total of 17,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 24,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.2 days.

iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF Trading Up 0.1 %

Shares of IEUS stock opened at $54.01 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $50.28 and a 200 day simple moving average of $47.81. iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF has a 1 year low of $39.60 and a 1 year high of $67.67.

iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF Cuts Dividend

The business also recently declared a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 14th were paid a $0.313 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 13th.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF by 132.2% in the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 66,271 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,045,000 after buying an additional 37,732 shares during the period. Atria Wealth Solutions Inc. bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF in the first quarter valued at approximately $1,689,000. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF by 83.5% in the third quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 40,765 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,667,000 after buying an additional 18,545 shares during the period. Private Advisor Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF by 2.8% in the first quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 9,053 shares of the company’s stock valued at $552,000 after buying an additional 246 shares during the period. Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. lifted its stake in iShares MSCI Europe Small-Cap ETF by 31.1% during the first quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 8,349 shares of the company’s stock worth $510,000 after purchasing an additional 1,981 shares during the last quarter.

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