Bank of New York Mellon Corp Invests $1.78 Million in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (EWY)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWY) in the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor bought 25,732 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $1,776,000.

Other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Van ECK Associates Corp boosted its position in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) by 350.5% during the second 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 during the last quarter. Murphy Capital Management Inc. acquired a new position in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) during the third quarter worth about $270,000. Advisory Services Network LLC boosted its position in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) by 16.6% during the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 4,461 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $303,000 after acquiring an additional 635 shares during the last quarter. Alaska Permanent Capital Management acquired a new position in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) during the second quarter worth about $379,000. Finally, Fisher Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) during the third quarter worth about $410,000.

iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fun (EWY) opened at $76.76 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $4,300.00 and a PE ratio of -3.73. iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fun has a 52-week low of $54.40 and a 52-week high of $77.60.

The firm also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th were given a dividend of $2.1762 per share. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 19th. This is a positive change from iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF)’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.65. This represents a yield of 5.97%. iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF)’s payout ratio is presently -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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