Investors bought shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSEARCA:EEM) on weakness during trading hours on Tuesday. $231.73 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $144.90 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $86.83 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx had the 5th highest net in-flow for the day. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx traded down ($0.08) for the day and closed at $49.05

The firm has a market cap of $41,100.00 and a P/E ratio of -3.16.

The company also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th were paid a dividend of $0.6966 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 3.05%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 19th. This is a positive change from iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.19. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx’s payout ratio is -5.73%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. American Century Companies Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 11.0% during the 2nd quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 8,082 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $335,000 after purchasing an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. Principal Financial Group Inc. acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $5,375,000. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 7.8% during the 2nd quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 16,349 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $677,000 after purchasing an additional 1,177 shares in the last quarter. Eaton Vance Management increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 4.9% during the 2nd quarter. Eaton Vance Management now owns 230,895 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $9,557,000 after purchasing an additional 10,814 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Franklin Resources Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 2.8% during the 2nd quarter. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 847,163 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $35,064,000 after purchasing an additional 22,680 shares in 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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