Eaton Vance Management Reduces Holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

Eaton Vance Management lowered its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 99.4% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 9,735 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,511,119 shares during the period. Eaton Vance Management’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $591,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Psagot Investment House Ltd. grew its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 1.2% during the 1st quarter. Psagot Investment House Ltd. now owns 502,133 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $30,469,000 after purchasing an additional 6,050 shares in the last quarter. Barings LLC grew its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 10.0% during the 1st quarter. Barings LLC now owns 53,177 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,227,000 after purchasing an additional 4,839 shares in the last quarter. B. Riley Financial Inc. purchased a new position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the 1st quarter worth approximately $206,000. Callan Capital LLC purchased a new position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the 1st quarter worth approximately $201,000. Finally, M&T Bank Corp grew its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 67.1% during the 1st quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 55,239 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,352,000 after purchasing an additional 22,182 shares in the last quarter.

NYSEARCA EWJ opened at $60.33 on Friday. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a twelve month low of $52.81 and a twelve month high of $64.71.

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

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