iShares MSCI Canada ETF (NYSEARCA:EWC) was the target of a large increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 4,044,291 shares, an increase of 37.1% from the November 15th total of 2,950,564 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,975,252 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days.

Shares of iShares MSCI Canada ETF (NYSEARCA:EWC) opened at $29.19 on Tuesday. iShares MSCI Canada ETF has a twelve month low of $25.58 and a twelve month high of $29.52.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of EWC. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Canada ETF by 326,420.4% in the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 2,259,521 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $60,465,000 after purchasing an additional 2,258,829 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Canada ETF by 12.3% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,910,926 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $238,457,000 after purchasing an additional 974,674 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Canada ETF by 92.3% in the 3rd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 1,452,281 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $42,033,000 after purchasing an additional 697,099 shares in the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Canada ETF by 16.5% in the 2nd quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 1,875,331 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $50,184,000 after purchasing an additional 265,945 shares in the last quarter. Finally, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Canada ETF by 56.3% in the 2nd quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 711,576 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $19,042,000 after purchasing an additional 256,421 shares in the last quarter.

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iShares MSCI Canada ETF Company Profile

iShares MSCI Canada ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). 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 Canadian market, as measured by the MSCI Canada Index (the Index).

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