iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF (NASDAQ:EUFN) Hits New 1-Year High at $21.70

iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF (NASDAQ:EUFN)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Thursday . The stock traded as high as $21.70 and last traded at $21.69, with a volume of 18235 shares. The stock had previously closed at $21.47.

The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $20.20 and its 200-day simple moving average is $20.05.

The firm also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 17th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 14th were issued a dividend of $0.414 per share. This is a boost from iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF’s previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.18. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 13th.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of EUFN. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF by 7.3% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. now owns 7,480 shares of the company’s stock valued at $146,000 after buying an additional 509 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at about $138,000. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF by 76.3% in the 2nd quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 46,038 shares of the company’s stock valued at $900,000 after buying an additional 19,927 shares in the last quarter. Pekin Hardy Strauss Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF by 452.9% in the 2nd quarter. Pekin Hardy Strauss Inc. now owns 78,100 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,527,000 after buying an additional 63,975 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bank of Nova Scotia bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at about $2,334,000.

About iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF (NASDAQ:EUFN)

iShares MSCI Europe Financials ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Europe Financials Sector Index Fund (the Fund), is an exchange traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI Europe Financials Index (the Index). The Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization weighted index designed to measure the combined equity market performance of the financials sector of developed market countries in Europe.

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