OLD Second National Bank of Aurora Has $6.46 Million Stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

OLD Second National Bank of Aurora increased its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 6.3% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 107,801 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 6,344 shares during the period. iShares MSCI Japan ETF accounts for approximately 2.6% of OLD Second National Bank of Aurora’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 4th biggest holding. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $6,460,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of EWJ. Intellectus Partners LLC lifted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Intellectus Partners LLC now owns 1,878 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $101,000 after acquiring an additional 5 shares in the last quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC lifted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 82.0% in the 3rd quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 2,047 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $115,000 after acquiring an additional 922 shares in the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. lifted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 196.4% in the 3rd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 2,884 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $161,000 after acquiring an additional 1,911 shares in the last quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI bought a new position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the 3rd quarter valued at about $206,000. Finally, Hancock Holding Co. lifted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. Hancock Holding Co. now owns 4,066 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $218,000 after acquiring an additional 178 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) remained flat at $$63.46 during midday trading on Wednesday. 11,655,101 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 11,992,600. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a fifty-two week low of $50.02 and a fifty-two week high of $63.89. The firm has a market cap of $20,750.00 and a P/E ratio of 186.65.

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 $0.3994 dividend. This is a boost from iShares MSCI Japan ETF’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.35. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 19th. This represents a yield of 1.34%. iShares MSCI Japan ETF’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 220.59%.

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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).

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

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