Ameriprise Financial Inc. Increases Position in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (EWY)

Ameriprise Financial Inc. boosted its position in shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWY) by 409.9% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 134,983 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 108,513 shares during the quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. owned 0.25% of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) worth $9,321,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Van ECK Associates Corp lifted its stake in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) by 350.5% in the 2nd quarter. Van ECK Associates Corp now owns 1,500 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $102,000 after acquiring an additional 1,167 shares in the last quarter. Timber Hill LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) during the 2nd quarter worth about $255,000. Murphy Capital Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) during the 3rd quarter worth about $270,000. Advisory Services Network LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) by 16.6% during the 2nd quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 4,461 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $303,000 after purchasing an additional 635 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Alaska Permanent Capital Management purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) during the 2nd quarter worth about $379,000.

iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fun (EWY) opened at $71.95 on Friday. iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fun has a fifty-two week low of $52.60 and a fifty-two week high of $77.60.

The business also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th will be issued a dividend of $2.1762 per share. This is a positive change from iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF)’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.65. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 5.97%. iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF)’s dividend payout ratio is currently -10.59%.

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iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) Profile

iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Korea 25/50 Index (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Stock Market Division of the Korean Exchange.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWY)

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