Private Advisor Group LLC lessened its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 18.1% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 29,025 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 6,408 shares during the quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $1,627,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 12.9% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 25,630,502 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,375,076,000 after purchasing an additional 2,935,966 shares during the period. Bank of Nova Scotia raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 6.0% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia now owns 7,447,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $399,568,000 after acquiring an additional 421,400 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 28.9% in the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 3,969,614 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $212,970,000 after acquiring an additional 891,113 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 14.0% in the 2nd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 3,355,662 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $180,031,000 after acquiring an additional 411,036 shares during the last quarter. Finally, AGF Investments Inc. raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 22.9% in the 3rd quarter. AGF Investments Inc. now owns 2,401,923 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $133,811,000 after acquiring an additional 447,305 shares during the last quarter.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) traded up $0.49 on Thursday, hitting $59.43. 10,636,899 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,379,916. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 12 month low of $48.79 and a 12 month high of $60.17.

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About iShares MSCI Japan ETF

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).

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

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