iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund (NASDAQ:ACWI) was the target of a large drop in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,428,712 shares, a drop of 44.1% from the January 12th total of 2,555,697 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,144,924 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.7 days.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its stake in iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund by 0.9% in the 3rd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 196,363 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,514,000 after acquiring an additional 1,815 shares during the last quarter. P Solve Investments Ltd acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund in the 3rd quarter valued at about $57,890,000. Atlantic Trust Group LLC grew its stake in iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund by 63.3% in the 3rd quarter. Atlantic Trust Group LLC now owns 23,314 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,605,000 after acquiring an additional 9,041 shares during the last quarter. Lynch & Associates IN grew its stake in iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund by 3.7% in the 4th quarter. Lynch & Associates IN now owns 32,116 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,315,000 after acquiring an additional 1,151 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Crow Point Partners LLC acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund in the 4th quarter valued at about $897,000.

Shares of iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund (NASDAQ:ACWI) traded up $1.22 on Wednesday, hitting $72.97. 2,926,287 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,424,290. iShares MSCI ACWI Index Fund has a 1-year low of $62.04 and a 1-year high of $77.54.

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