Verity Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) by 118.3% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 50,767 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 27,515 shares during the quarter. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx makes up 1.6% of Verity Asset Management Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 15th biggest position. Verity Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx were worth $2,101,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. Alken Asset Management Ltd. bought a new position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx in the second quarter worth $227,000. Howard Hughes Medical Institute bought a new position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx in the second quarter worth $63,534,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 11.0% in the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 10,617,683 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $439,465,000 after purchasing an additional 1,053,005 shares in the last quarter. Investment Centers of America Inc. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 17.7% in the second quarter. Investment Centers of America Inc. now owns 41,409 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,711,000 after purchasing an additional 6,233 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bahl & Gaynor Inc. raised its holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 5.5% in the second quarter. Bahl & Gaynor Inc. now owns 17,062 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $597,000 after purchasing an additional 882 shares in the last quarter.

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iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE EEM) traded up 0.60% during trading on Friday, reaching $45.59. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 47,816,320 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $44.34 and its 200 day moving average price is $41.58. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx has a 12-month low of $33.94 and a 12-month high of $45.65.

About iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM)

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