iShares MSCI Japan ETF Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJGet Rating) was the target of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders bought 11,147 put options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 76% compared to the average volume of 6,345 put options.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF Price Performance

EWJ opened at $57.69 on Tuesday. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is $55.24 and its 200 day simple moving average is $53.45. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 52 week low of $47.64 and a 52 week high of $65.53.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of EWJ. Voya Investment Management LLC bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the second quarter valued at about $290,468,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA grew its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 78.4% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 5,026,247 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $265,537,000 after purchasing an additional 2,208,672 shares during the last quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank grew its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 250,000.0% in the third quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank now owns 1,250,500 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $61,066,000 after purchasing an additional 1,250,000 shares during the last quarter. Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the third quarter worth about $48,850,000. Finally, Strs Ohio grew its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 173.4% in the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 861,212 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $45,497,000 after purchasing an additional 546,212 shares during the last quarter.

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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