Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. lowered its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ) by 12.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 8,092 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,149 shares during the period. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $434,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Tichoniim Havera Menahelet LTD purchased a new position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the second quarter worth approximately $4,116,000. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the second quarter valued at about $5,151,000. Finally, Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Ve Gananot Havera Menahelet LTD bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the second quarter valued at about $9,881,000.
Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) traded down 0.15% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $54.07. The company had a trading volume of 5,947,697 shares. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 12-month low of $48.24 and a 12-month high of $55.28. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $54.07 and its 200-day moving average is $52.59.
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About iShares MSCI Japan ETF
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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