Short Interest in iShares MSCI Singapore ETF (NYSEARCA:EWS) Increases By 62.2%

iShares MSCI Singapore ETF (NYSEARCA:EWS) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 828,758 shares, a growth of 62.2% from the February 15th total of 510,795 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 927,865 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.9 days.

Shares of NYSEARCA:EWS remained flat at $$26.28 during midday trading on Friday. 982,130 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,028,997. iShares MSCI Singapore ETF has a 52-week low of $22.33 and a 52-week high of $28.35.

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. AGF Investments Inc. bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Singapore ETF during the fourth quarter valued at about $20,864,000. Schroder Investment Management Group purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Singapore ETF during the fourth quarter valued at about $20,690,000. SG Americas Securities LLC increased its position in shares of iShares MSCI Singapore ETF by 30.3% during the fourth quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 345,435 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,957,000 after buying an additional 80,334 shares during the period. James Investment Research Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares MSCI Singapore ETF by 93.5% during the fourth quarter. James Investment Research Inc. now owns 32,840 shares of the company’s stock valued at $851,000 after buying an additional 15,865 shares during the period. Finally, Barometer Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Singapore ETF during the fourth quarter valued at about $2,100,000.

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iShares MSCI Singapore ETF Company Profile

iShares MSCI Singapore ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Singapore Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange traded fund (ETF). The Funds seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the MSCI Singapore Index (the Underlying Index). The Underlying Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

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