iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) Shares Sold by Ballentine Partners LLC

Ballentine Partners LLC trimmed its position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJFree Report) by 4.9% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 153,153 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 7,939 shares during the period. Ballentine Partners LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $9,823,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EWJ. Capula Management Ltd acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $1,191,000. Integrated Advisors Network LLC boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 82.3% during the 3rd quarter. Integrated Advisors Network LLC now owns 7,981 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $481,000 after acquiring an additional 3,603 shares during the last quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 114.7% in the fourth quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 133,253 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $8,547,000 after acquiring an additional 71,193 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 660.3% during the third quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia now owns 851,888 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $51,360,000 after acquiring an additional 739,836 shares during the period. Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. grew its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 117.5% during the third quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,279,340 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $77,103,000 after buying an additional 691,096 shares in the last quarter.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF Trading Up 0.7 %

Shares of EWJ traded up $0.48 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $70.40. The stock had a trading volume of 11,554,038 shares, compared to its average volume of 8,909,349. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $68.80 and a 200-day simple moving average of $64.37. The firm has a market cap of $15.02 billion, a PE ratio of 12.76 and a beta of 0.68. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a one year low of $57.20 and a one year high of $72.07.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF Profile

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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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