Short Interest in iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) Grows By 54.2%

iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC) was the target of a significant growth in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 4,900,318 shares, a growth of 54.2% from the January 12th total of 3,178,603 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,247,199 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.5 days.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index during the third quarter worth about $108,000. Kohmann Bosshard Financial Services LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index during the third quarter worth about $112,000. Price Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index during the fourth quarter worth about $166,000. Callan Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index during the fourth quarter worth about $203,000. Finally, Cedar Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index during the fourth quarter worth about $213,000.

Shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) opened at $28.22 on Thursday. iShares MSCI Canada Index has a 12 month low of $25.58 and a 12 month high of $30.60. The firm has a market cap of $2,760.00 and a PE ratio of -13.45.

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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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