Hexavest Inc. Has $30.68 Million Stake in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (EWY)

Hexavest Inc. cut its stake in shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWY) by 15.5% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 409,453 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 75,136 shares during the quarter. Hexavest Inc. owned about 0.73% of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) worth $30,680,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Harvest Fund Management Co. Ltd increased its holdings in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) by 569.2% in the 2nd quarter. Harvest Fund Management Co. Ltd now owns 31,203 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,116,000 after buying an additional 26,540 shares in the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund bought a new stake in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) in the 2nd quarter worth about $930,000. Van ECK Associates Corp increased its holdings 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 buying an additional 1,167 shares in the last quarter. City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. increased its holdings in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) by 866.5% in the 2nd quarter. City of London Investment Management Co. Ltd. now owns 178,800 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $12,120,000 after buying an additional 160,300 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI increased its holdings in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) by 136.5% in the 2nd quarter. Zurich Insurance Group Ltd FI now owns 14,531 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $985,000 after buying an additional 8,386 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fun (EWY) opened at $77.90 on Friday. iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fun has a twelve month low of $55.94 and a twelve month high of $78.00. The company has a market capitalization of $4,270.00 and a PE ratio of -3.79.

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

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

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