First Allied Advisory Services Inc. Lowers Stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. cut its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 54.0% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 16,804 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 19,687 shares during the quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $939,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 90.5% during the second quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 9,900 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $531,000 after acquiring an additional 4,703 shares during the last quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the second quarter worth approximately $2,893,000. First Trust Advisors LP boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 0.4% during the second quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 25,506 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,368,000 after acquiring an additional 109 shares during the last quarter. Dupont Capital Management Corp boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 42.1% during the second quarter. Dupont Capital Management Corp now owns 57,335 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,076,000 after acquiring an additional 17,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Checchi Capital Advisers LLC boosted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 257.5% during the second quarter. Checchi Capital Advisers LLC now owns 16,009 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $859,000 after acquiring an additional 11,531 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA EWJ) traded up $0.22 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $60.02. 4,238,200 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,366,325. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 1 year low of $48.79 and a 1 year high of $60.17.

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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).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

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