iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. (NYSE:EWW) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Friday. Traders bought 6,327 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 115% compared to the typical daily volume of 2,939 put options.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Psagot Investment House Ltd. boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. by 6.7% in the second 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 during the last quarter. Sun Life Financial INC raised its holdings in 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 purchasing an additional 18,707 shares during the period. Balyasny Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. in the 2nd quarter worth about $37,758,000. Peregrine Asset Advisers Inc. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. by 1,148.6% in the 2nd quarter. Peregrine Asset Advisers Inc. now owns 76,924 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $9,625,000 after purchasing an additional 70,763 shares during the period. Finally, Almanack Investment Partners LLC. acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. in the 2nd quarter worth about $508,000.

Shares of iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. (EWW) opened at 53.57 on Monday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $55.92 and its 200 day moving average price is $54.09. iShares MSCI Mexico Inv. Mt. Idx. has a 52 week low of $41.23 and a 52 week high of $57.82.

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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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