BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 9.4% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 19,393,650 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,671,802 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. owned about 6.55% of iShares MSCI Japan ETF worth $1,123,086,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Avestar Capital LLC purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the 1st quarter worth approximately $102,000. We Are One Seven LLC increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 344.3% during the 1st quarter. We Are One Seven LLC now owns 2,386 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $145,000 after buying an additional 1,849 shares in the last quarter. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 389.4% during the 2nd quarter. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC now owns 2,550 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $148,000 after buying an additional 2,029 shares in the last quarter. Callan Capital LLC purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the 1st quarter worth approximately $201,000. Finally, B. Riley Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the 1st quarter worth approximately $206,000.

NYSEARCA:EWJ opened at $58.10 on Friday. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 12 month low of $54.04 and a 12 month high of $64.71.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF Company Profile

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (the fund), formerly Ishares Msci Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund. 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 Japanese market, as measured by the MSCI Japan Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

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