iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) saw unusually large options trading on Monday. Stock investors bought 40,084 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of approximately 586% compared to the average daily volume of 5,845 call options.

Several hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in EEM. Oakworth Capital Inc. grew its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 4.7% in the 2nd quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 2,430 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $100,000 after purchasing an additional 110 shares during the period. Mondrian Investment Partners LTD bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $105,000. Regal Wealth Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Regal Wealth Group Inc. now owns 2,902 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $120,000 after purchasing an additional 8 shares during the period. Burt Wealth Advisors grew its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 9.6% in the 2nd quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 3,003 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $124,000 after purchasing an additional 263 shares during the period. Finally, Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $126,000.

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (EEM) opened at 45.63 on Friday. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx has a 12 month low of $33.94 and a 12 month high of $45.99. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $45.00 and a 200 day moving average price of $42.30.

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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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