Marshall Wace LLP boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Italy ETF (NYSEARCA:EWI) by 305.2% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 100,582 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 75,760 shares during the period. Marshall Wace LLP’s holdings in iShares MSCI Italy ETF were worth $2,906,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of EWI. Empirical Finance LLC purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Italy ETF during the 2nd quarter worth about $1,287,000. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Italy ETF during the 2nd quarter worth about $779,000. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Italy ETF during the 2nd quarter worth about $6,281,000. Cypress Wealth Services LLC purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Italy ETF during the 2nd quarter worth about $222,000. Finally, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC increased its holdings in iShares MSCI Italy ETF by 10.1% during the 2nd quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 315,068 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $9,102,000 after purchasing an additional 28,846 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA EWI opened at $28.49 on Wednesday. iShares MSCI Italy ETF has a 1-year low of $26.58 and a 1-year high of $34.44.

iShares MSCI Italy ETF Profile

iShares MSCI Italy Capped ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Italy Capped Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Italy 25/50 Index (Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Milan Stock Exchange.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Italy ETF (NYSEARCA:EWI)

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