Simplex Trading LLC Increases Position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

Simplex Trading LLC lifted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 268.9% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 23,002 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 16,767 shares during the period. Simplex Trading LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $1,305,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 4.0% in the third quarter. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. now owns 171,518 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $9,732,000 after purchasing an additional 6,540 shares in the last quarter. Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 6.3% in the third quarter. Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL now owns 7,025 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $399,000 after purchasing an additional 416 shares in the last quarter. MA Private Wealth increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 1.1% in the third quarter. MA Private Wealth now owns 36,963 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,097,000 after purchasing an additional 420 shares in the last quarter. Intercontinental Wealth Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 38.8% in the third quarter. Intercontinental Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 86,834 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,927,000 after purchasing an additional 24,270 shares in the last quarter. Finally, North Star Investment Management Corp. purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the third quarter worth $137,000.

Shares of NYSEARCA:EWJ traded down $0.11 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $57.64. 304,860 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 7,405,425. The business’s fifty day moving average is $55.93 and its two-hundred day moving average is $54.77. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a one year low of $48.99 and a one year high of $57.87.

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

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