Cwm LLC trimmed its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 71.8% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 55,139 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 140,327 shares during the period. Cwm LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $3,304,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also modified their holdings of EWJ. Intellectus Partners LLC boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 0.3% in the 2nd quarter. Intellectus Partners LLC now owns 1,878 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 5 shares during the last quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 82.0% in the 3rd quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 2,047 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $115,000 after buying an additional 922 shares during the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 196.4% in the 3rd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 2,884 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $161,000 after buying an additional 1,911 shares during the last quarter. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the 3rd quarter worth about $206,000. Finally, Hancock Holding Co. boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. Hancock Holding Co. now owns 4,066 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $218,000 after buying an additional 178 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) opened at $63.97 on Thursday. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 52 week low of $50.02 and a 52 week high of $64.16. The stock has a market capitalization of $20,920.00 and a PE ratio of 188.15.

The firm also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th were paid a $0.3994 dividend. This represents a yield of 1.34%. This is a positive change from iShares MSCI Japan ETF’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.35. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 19th. iShares MSCI Japan ETF’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 220.59%.

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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).

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

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