iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) saw a large increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 102,933,971 shares, an increase of 9.8% from the July 14th total of 93,716,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 45,072,799 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days.

Shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) opened at 42.92 on Monday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $42.88 and a 200-day moving average of $40.45. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx has a 52 week low of $33.94 and a 52 week high of $44.58.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Oakworth Capital Inc. boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 4.7% in the second quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 2,430 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 110 shares during the last quarter. Mondrian Investment Partners LTD bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx during the second quarter valued at $105,000. Regal Wealth Group Inc. boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 0.3% in the second quarter. Regal Wealth Group Inc. now owns 2,902 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $120,000 after buying an additional 8 shares during the last quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 9.6% in the second quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 3,003 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $124,000 after buying an additional 263 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx during the second quarter valued at $126,000.

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About iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (the Fund), seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities in global emerging markets, as measured by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (the Index).

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