Short Interest in iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (AAXJ) Expands By 71.7%

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (NASDAQ:AAXJ) saw a large increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,706,723 shares, an increase of 71.7% from the October 15th total of 993,789 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 945,444 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. RPg Family Wealth Advisory LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF during the 2nd quarter worth $377,000. MAI Capital Management acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF during the 3rd quarter worth $440,000. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF during the 2nd quarter worth $493,000. Oarsman Capital Inc. grew its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF by 30.9% during the 3rd quarter. Oarsman Capital Inc. now owns 7,667 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $541,000 after purchasing an additional 1,810 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Intersect Capital LLC grew its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF by 14.4% during the 2nd quarter. Intersect Capital LLC now owns 13,443 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $963,000 after purchasing an additional 1,696 shares in the last quarter.

AAXJ opened at $63.91 on Friday. iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF has a 52-week low of $60.48 and a 52-week high of $83.52.

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iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF Company Profile

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (the Fund), formerly The iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan 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 All Country Asia ex Japan Index (the Index).

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