iShares MSCI Australia ETF (NYSEARCA:EWA) Shares Bought by BlackRock Inc.
BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF (NYSEARCA:EWA) by 12.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 59,352 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,470 shares during the quarter. BlackRock Inc. owned about 0.10% of iShares MSCI Australia ETF worth $1,342,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Kiley Juergens Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Australia ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $144,000. Whittier Trust Co. lifted its position in iShares MSCI Australia ETF by 422.8% in the 2nd quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 19,081 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $499,000 after buying an additional 15,431 shares during the last quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Australia ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $1,491,000. Ifrah Financial Services Inc. bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Australia ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $765,000. Finally, Private Advisor Group LLC bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Australia ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $772,000.
NYSEARCA:EWA traded down $0.12 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $20.31. The stock had a trading volume of 4,223,190 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,152,601. iShares MSCI Australia ETF has a one year low of $19.71 and a one year high of $24.18.
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iShares MSCI Australia ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, of publicly traded securities in the Australian market, as represented by the MSCI Australia Index (the Index).
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