Franklin Resources Inc. grew its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 5.3% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 2,468,299 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 124,387 shares during the quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. owned about 0.68% of iShares MSCI Japan ETF worth $147,925,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Icon Wealth Partners LLC acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the 4th quarter worth $107,000. Global Trust Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $144,000. Sei Investments Co. lifted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 196.4% in the third quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 2,884 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $161,000 after buying an additional 1,911 shares during the period. Cambridge Advisors Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $200,000. Finally, Iberiabank Corp acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the fourth quarter valued at $204,000.
Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) opened at $60.58 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $22,050.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 178.18. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a twelve month low of $50.58 and a twelve month high of $64.71.
iShares MSCI Japan ETF Profile
iShares MSCI Japan ETF (the fund), formerly Ishares Msci Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund. 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 Japanese market, as measured by the MSCI Japan Index (the Index).
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