CIBC World Markets Inc. Raises Stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

CIBC World Markets Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 65.8% in the first quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 26,265 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 10,421 shares during the period. CIBC World Markets Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $1,594,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of EWJ. Schroder Investment Management Group grew its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 2,993.9% during the 4th quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 182,570 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $10,941,000 after purchasing an additional 176,669 shares in the last quarter. Harwood Advisory Group LLC grew its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 60.0% during the 4th quarter. Harwood Advisory Group LLC now owns 24,017 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,439,000 after purchasing an additional 9,002 shares in the last quarter. Israel Discount Bank of New York grew its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 5.6% during the 4th quarter. Israel Discount Bank of New York now owns 118,826 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $7,121,000 after purchasing an additional 6,315 shares in the last quarter. CKW Financial Group grew its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 4.5% during the 4th quarter. CKW Financial Group now owns 248,138 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $14,871,000 after purchasing an additional 10,589 shares in the last quarter. Finally, SCP Investment LP acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the 1st quarter worth $1,092,000.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF opened at $58.03 on Thursday, according to Marketbeat. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 12 month low of $52.81 and a 12 month high of $64.71.

The business also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Monday, June 25th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 20th were paid a dividend of $0.4604 per share. This represents a yield of 1.57%. This is a boost from iShares MSCI Japan ETF’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.40. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, June 19th.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF Profile

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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