Greenwood Capital Associates LLC bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ – Free Report) in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm bought 39,826 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $2,337,000.
Several other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of EWJ. IPG Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 38.2% in the first quarter. IPG Investment Advisors LLC now owns 8,882 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $521,000 after purchasing an additional 2,457 shares during the period. Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd. boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 670.4% in the 1st quarter. Nan Shan Life Insurance Co. Ltd. now owns 622,242 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $36,519,000 after buying an additional 541,475 shares during the last quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 44.5% during the first quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 100,920 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,923,000 after acquiring an additional 31,085 shares in the last quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 2.2% during the first quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC now owns 192,706 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $11,302,000 after acquiring an additional 4,121 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Consolidated Portfolio Review Corp purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the first quarter worth about $357,000.
iShares MSCI Japan ETF Price Performance
EWJ traded down $0.15 on Wednesday, reaching $60.95. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 4,074,405 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,056,684. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 1 year low of $47.64 and a 1 year high of $64.11. The business’s 50 day moving average is $61.61 and its 200 day moving average is $59.80. The stock has a market cap of $13.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.76 and a beta of 0.68.
iShares MSCI Japan ETF Profile
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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