Metlife Inc. lowered its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ – Free Report) by 3.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 11,619 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 427 shares during the quarter. iShares MSCI Japan ETF comprises about 6.9% of Metlife Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 4th biggest position. Metlife Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $719,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the business. Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd Zurich boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 301,721.7% during the second quarter. Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd Zurich now owns 364,971,848 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $22,591,757,000 after purchasing an additional 364,850,925 shares during the period. Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 106,674.5% in the fourth quarter. Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC now owns 14,687,895 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $799,609,000 after buying an additional 14,674,139 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 34.1% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 12,571,252 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $737,807,000 after buying an additional 3,199,658 shares during the period. Jane Street Group LLC grew its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 755.5% in the 4th quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 4,175,671 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $227,324,000 after buying an additional 3,687,586 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bank of America Corp DE raised its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 22.8% in the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 3,869,675 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $227,111,000 after acquiring an additional 718,292 shares during the period.
iShares MSCI Japan ETF Trading Down 0.2 %
iShares MSCI Japan ETF stock traded down $0.12 on Monday, reaching $62.23. 449,058 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,092,822. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a twelve month low of $53.27 and a twelve month high of $64.11. The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $60.40 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $61.07. The stock has a market cap of $13.27 billion, a PE ratio of 12.76 and a beta of 0.68.
iShares MSCI Japan ETF Company 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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