BlackRock Inc. Raises Stake in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF (EWT)

BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWT) by 47.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 13,679,327 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,422,241 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned about 13.10% of iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF worth $515,711,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D increased its stake in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF by 33.4% during the third quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 9,793,167 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $369,202,000 after acquiring an additional 2,451,821 shares during the last quarter. USS Investment Management Ltd bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF during the third quarter worth approximately $65,418,000. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF by 182.0% during the third quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 1,088,492 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $41,036,000 after acquiring an additional 702,526 shares during the last quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF during the third quarter worth approximately $10,338,000. Finally, Exane Derivatives increased its stake in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF by 3,134.7% during the third quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 303,548 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $11,440,000 after acquiring an additional 294,164 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA EWT opened at $32.28 on Friday. iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF has a 1-year low of $31.55 and a 1-year high of $39.35.

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iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF Company Profile

Ishares MSCI Taiwan 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 Taiwan IndexSM (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

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