Traders Sell Shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (EEM) on Strength (EEM)

Investors sold shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSEARCA:EEM) on strength during trading hours on Thursday. $87.79 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $124.11 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $36.32 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx had the 26th highest net out-flow for the day. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx traded up $0.30 for the day and closed at $46.11

The firm also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.6966 per share. This represents a yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 19th. This is a boost from iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.19. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx’s payout ratio is -5.73%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Bridgewater Associates LP raised its holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 44.5% in the 2nd quarter. Bridgewater Associates LP now owns 56,530,086 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,339,780,000 after buying an additional 17,409,308 shares during the period. MKP Capital Management L.L.C. purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx in the 3rd quarter valued at about $699,036,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 295.2% in the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 8,984,144 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $371,855,000 after buying an additional 6,710,818 shares during the period. Glen Point Capital LLP purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx in the 3rd quarter valued at about $278,315,000. Finally, APG Asset Management N.V. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 165.1% in the 3rd quarter. APG Asset Management N.V. now owns 9,028,447 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $404,565,000 after buying an additional 5,623,350 shares during the period.

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About iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx

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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