iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:EEM) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 103,810,963 shares, a decrease of 16.7% from the July 31st total of 124,646,079 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 60,558,808 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.7 days.

NYSEARCA:EEM traded down $0.04 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $41.96. The stock had a trading volume of 65,202,190 shares, compared to its average volume of 70,682,883. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF has a one year low of $40.63 and a one year high of $52.08.

Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Retirement Income Solutions Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 2.1% during the 1st quarter. Retirement Income Solutions Inc. now owns 53,240 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,570,000 after purchasing an additional 1,095 shares during the period. Truewealth LLC grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 62.8% during the 1st quarter. Truewealth LLC now owns 2,889 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $139,000 after acquiring an additional 1,114 shares during the period. Abbrea Capital LLC grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 5.1% during the 1st quarter. Abbrea Capital LLC now owns 23,332 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,126,000 after acquiring an additional 1,135 shares during the period. Shoker Investment Counsel Inc. grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 1.6% during the 2nd quarter. Shoker Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 71,480 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,097,000 after acquiring an additional 1,154 shares during the period. Finally, Highland Capital Management LLC grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 3.2% during the 2nd quarter. Highland Capital Management LLC now owns 37,205 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,612,000 after acquiring an additional 1,170 shares during the period.

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF Company Profile

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (the Fund), seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities in global emerging markets, as measured by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (the Index).

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