iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. (NYSE:EWW) saw unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Stock investors bought 19,363 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 507% compared to the average daily volume of 3,188 put options.

iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. (NYSE:EWW) opened at 55.86 on Friday. iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. has a 52-week low of $41.23 and a 52-week high of $57.82. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $56.65 and its 200-day moving average price is $53.01.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Hodges Capital Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. by 18.8% in the 2nd quarter. Hodges Capital Management Inc. now owns 5,050 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $272,000 after buying an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. Almanack Investment Partners LLC. acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $508,000. Sun Life Financial INC raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. by 2,026.8% in the 2nd quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 19,630 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,059,000 after buying an additional 18,707 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. by 14.8% in the 2nd quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 254,096 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $13,706,000 after buying an additional 32,769 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Psagot Investment House Ltd. raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. by 6.7% in the 2nd quarter. Psagot Investment House Ltd. now owns 852,955 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $46,009,000 after buying an additional 53,293 shares in the last quarter.

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About iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx.

iShares MSCI Mexico Capped ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Mexico Capped Investable Market Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI Mexico IMI 25/50 Index (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Mexican Stock Exchange.

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