James Investment Research Inc. reduced its holdings in iShares MSCI France ETF (NYSEARCA:EWQ) by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 199,410 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 5,574 shares during the period. James Investment Research Inc. owned approximately 0.66% of iShares MSCI France ETF worth $6,086,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Polianta Ltd purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI France ETF in the second quarter worth about $15,806,000. Citigroup Inc. lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI France ETF by 6.2% in the first quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 415,387 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $13,043,000 after buying an additional 24,155 shares in the last quarter. Millburn Ridgefield Corp lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI France ETF by 5.8% in the first quarter. Millburn Ridgefield Corp now owns 255,852 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $8,034,000 after buying an additional 13,914 shares in the last quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI France ETF by 5.8% in the first quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 255,852 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $8,034,000 after buying an additional 13,914 shares in the last quarter. Finally, 6 Meridian lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI France ETF by 31.2% in the first quarter. 6 Meridian now owns 156,031 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,899,000 after buying an additional 37,081 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of iShares MSCI France ETF opened at $31.28 on Friday, Marketbeat reports. iShares MSCI France ETF has a 12 month low of $29.12 and a 12 month high of $33.73.

The company also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Monday, June 25th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 20th were paid a dividend of $0.6463 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, June 19th. This is an increase from iShares MSCI France ETF’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.09. This represents a yield of 4.21%.

About iShares MSCI France ETF

iShares MSCI France ETF, formerly iShares MSCI France Index 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 French market, as measured by the MSCI France Index (the Index). The Index seeks to measure the performance of the French equity market.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI France ETF (NYSEARCA:EWQ)

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