Eaton Vance Management reduced its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ) by 85.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 21,241 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 127,292 shares during the period. Eaton Vance Management’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $1,140,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 234.3% in the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 2,925 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $157,000 after purchasing an additional 2,050 shares during the last quarter. LGL Partners LLC purchased a new position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the second quarter valued at approximately $215,000. Highstreet Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the second quarter valued at approximately $221,000. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 957.7% in the second quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC now owns 4,125 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $202,000 after purchasing an additional 3,735 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Parallel Advisors LLC increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 6.5% in the second quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 4,720 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $258,000 after purchasing an additional 290 shares during the last quarter.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) opened at 55.43 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $54.71 and a 200 day moving average of $53.27. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 52 week low of $48.79 and a 52 week high of $55.61. iShares MSCI Japan ETF also saw some unusual options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 18,984 call options on the company. This is an increase of 1,405% compared to the average volume of 1,261 call options.

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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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)

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