AGF Investments Inc. increased its holdings in iShares MSCI Italy Index (NYSEARCA:EWI) by 306.2% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 1,834,482 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,382,868 shares during the quarter. AGF Investments Inc. owned 8.02% of iShares MSCI Italy Index worth $55,842,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in EWI. AGF Investments America Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Italy Index in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,692,000. Ballew Advisors Inc purchased a new position in iShares MSCI Italy Index in the fourth quarter worth approximately $331,000. Accuvest Global Advisors grew its position in iShares MSCI Italy Index by 16.7% in the fourth quarter. Accuvest Global Advisors now owns 51,090 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,555,000 after acquiring an additional 7,294 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its position in iShares MSCI Italy Index by 12.4% in the fourth quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 226,458 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $6,893,000 after acquiring an additional 24,901 shares during the period. Finally, Millburn Ridgefield Corp boosted its position in shares of iShares MSCI Italy Index by 23.0% during the fourth quarter. Millburn Ridgefield Corp now owns 271,607 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $8,268,000 after buying an additional 50,763 shares during the period.
iShares MSCI Italy Index (NYSEARCA EWI) opened at $32.82 on Tuesday. iShares MSCI Italy Index has a 52-week low of $23.13 and a 52-week high of $34.44. The company has a market capitalization of $731.07 and a price-to-earnings ratio of -13.34.
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iShares MSCI Italy Index Company Profile
iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Italy Capped Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Italy 25/50 Index (Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Milan Stock Exchange.
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