Prospera Financial Services Inc raised its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 41.0% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 14,337 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 4,167 shares during the period. Prospera Financial Services Inc’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $727,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the second quarter valued at $28,000. Meridian Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the first quarter valued at $29,000. Exane Derivatives grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 51.3% in the second quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 740 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $40,000 after purchasing an additional 251 shares in the last quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the second quarter valued at $49,000. Finally, Trustcore Financial Services LLC grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 645.2% in the second quarter. Trustcore Financial Services LLC now owns 924 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $50,000 after purchasing an additional 800 shares in the last quarter.
Shares of NYSEARCA EWJ traded up $0.11 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $56.68. The company had a trading volume of 116,875 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,440,255. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 1 year low of $48.99 and a 1 year high of $60.83. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $54.10 and its 200-day moving average price is $54.41.
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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