First Allied Advisory Services Inc. Raises Position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

First Allied Advisory Services Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 114.9% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 36,113 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 19,309 shares during the quarter. First Allied Advisory Services Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $2,159,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of EWJ. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 2,751.1% in the fourth quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 2,958,332 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $177,293,000 after purchasing an additional 2,854,570 shares during the last quarter. AGF Investments Inc. boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 49.8% in the fourth quarter. AGF Investments Inc. now owns 3,598,127 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $215,636,000 after purchasing an additional 1,196,204 shares during the last quarter. Northwestern University purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the fourth quarter worth approximately $66,914,000. TRUE Private Wealth Advisors purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the fourth quarter worth approximately $21,201,000. Finally, Sage Advisory Services Ltd.Co. purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the fourth quarter worth approximately $21,083,000.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) opened at $61.60 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $22,320.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 181.18. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a one year low of $50.58 and a one year high of $64.71.

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iShares MSCI Japan ETF Profile

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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