Banque Pictet & Cie SA trimmed its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 5.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 155,785 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 8,287 shares during the period. Banque Pictet & Cie SA owned 0.05% of iShares MSCI Japan ETF worth $7,897,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the stock. North Star Investment Management Corp. raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 13.7% during the fourth quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 2,286 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $116,000 after buying an additional 276 shares during the last quarter. Csenge Advisory Group raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 1.4% during the third quarter. Csenge Advisory Group now owns 26,818 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,457,000 after buying an additional 363 shares during the last quarter. IFP Advisors Inc raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 3.7% during the fourth quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 10,312 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $524,000 after buying an additional 366 shares during the last quarter. KCS Wealth Advisory raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 8.7% during the fourth quarter. KCS Wealth Advisory now owns 6,339 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $321,000 after buying an additional 507 shares during the last quarter. Finally, New Potomac Partners LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 25.5% during the fourth quarter. New Potomac Partners LLC now owns 2,510 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $127,000 after buying an additional 510 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA EWJ opened at $54.06 on Friday. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 52-week low of $48.99 and a 52-week high of $62.97.

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About iShares MSCI Japan ETF

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 (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

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