Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC raised its position in iShares MSCI France Index (NYSEARCA:EWQ) by 19.0% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 187,866 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 29,992 shares during the period. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI France Index were worth $5,403,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Mariner Investment Group LLC purchased a new position in iShares MSCI France Index during the second quarter valued at approximately $2,876,000. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. increased its position in iShares MSCI France Index by 29.7% in the second quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. now owns 10,910 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $314,000 after buying an additional 2,500 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. purchased a new position in iShares MSCI France Index during the second quarter valued at approximately $798,000.

iShares MSCI France Index (EWQ) opened at 29.25 on Friday. iShares MSCI France Index has a 12-month low of $23.07 and a 12-month high of $30.06. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $29.29 and its 200 day moving average price is $27.60.

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About iShares MSCI France Index

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 Index (NYSEARCA:EWQ)

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