iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) saw a large increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 104,292,207 shares, an increase of 18.2% from the August 15th total of 88,265,498 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 48,558,048 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days.

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (EEM) opened at 45.64 on Friday. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx has a 52-week low of $33.94 and a 52-week high of $45.96. The company’s 50-day moving average is $44.46 and its 200-day moving average is $41.74.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of EEM. Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx in the 2nd quarter worth about $126,000. Gibson Capital LLC boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 17.9% in the 2nd quarter. Gibson Capital LLC now owns 9,220 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $379,000 after buying an additional 1,400 shares during the last quarter. Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 3.5% in the 2nd quarter. Mutual of Omaha Bank Wealth Management now owns 66,370 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,746,000 after buying an additional 2,240 shares during the last quarter. Twele Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 66.5% in the 2nd quarter. Twele Capital Management Inc. now owns 106,742 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,418,000 after buying an additional 42,640 shares during the last quarter. Finally, First Midwest Bank Trust Division boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 1.4% in the 2nd quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division now owns 37,476 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,551,000 after buying an additional 525 shares during the last quarter.

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iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx Company Profile

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (the Fund), seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities in global emerging markets, as measured by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (the Index).

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