iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC) was the target of a large growth in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,347,322 shares, a growth of 41.4% from the October 13th total of 3,074,476 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,838,636 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days.

iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) opened at $28.90 on Thursday. iShares MSCI Canada Index has a 1-year low of $25.20 and a 1-year high of $29.45.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Evergreen Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index in the 2nd quarter valued at $822,000. Janus Henderson Group PLC acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index in the 2nd quarter valued at $1,671,000. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Tichoniim Havera Menahelet LTD lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Tichoniim Havera Menahelet LTD now owns 49,952 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,338,000 after purchasing an additional 1,068 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index by 55.4% in the 2nd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 48,650 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,302,000 after purchasing an additional 17,350 shares during the period. Finally, Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index in the 2nd quarter valued at $244,000.

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iShares MSCI Canada Index Company Profile

iShares MSCI Canada ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). 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 Canadian market, as measured by the MSCI Canada Index (the Index).

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