iShares MSCI ACWI ETF (NASDAQ:ACWI) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,982,922 shares, a growth of 48.2% from the August 15th total of 2,012,869 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,127,582 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days.

NASDAQ ACWI opened at $73.48 on Friday. iShares MSCI ACWI ETF has a 1 year low of $68.14 and a 1 year high of $77.54.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of ACWI. Millennium Management LLC bought a new stake in iShares MSCI ACWI ETF during the fourth quarter worth $305,000. Comerica Bank raised its position in iShares MSCI ACWI ETF by 42.9% during the first quarter. Comerica Bank now owns 27,400 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,001,000 after acquiring an additional 8,226 shares in the last quarter. M&T Bank Corp bought a new stake in iShares MSCI ACWI ETF during the first quarter worth $206,000. US Bancorp DE raised its position in iShares MSCI ACWI ETF by 14.1% during the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 160,777 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,528,000 after acquiring an additional 19,876 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its position in iShares MSCI ACWI ETF by 38.1% during the first quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 16,423 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,178,000 after acquiring an additional 4,528 shares in the last quarter.

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