iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:EEM) saw a significant increase in short interest in September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 134,664,378 shares, an increase of 21.1% from the September 14th total of 111,165,226 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 67,691,452 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days.

Shares of NYSEARCA EEM opened at $40.29 on Friday. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF has a fifty-two week low of $38.77 and a fifty-two week high of $52.08.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in EEM. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 135.2% in the second quarter. Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec now owns 10,036,422 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $434,878,000 after purchasing an additional 5,768,600 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Montreal Can purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF in the second quarter valued at $186,106,000. FMR LLC grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 30.0% in the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 8,080,384 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $350,123,000 after purchasing an additional 1,863,921 shares in the last quarter. Howard Hughes Medical Institute grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 103.3% in the second quarter. Howard Hughes Medical Institute now owns 3,120,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $135,190,000 after purchasing an additional 1,585,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Delek Group Ltd. grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 794.2% in the second quarter. Delek Group Ltd. now owns 1,750,805 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $75,862,000 after purchasing an additional 1,555,005 shares in the last quarter.

About iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (the Fund), seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities in global emerging markets, as measured by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (the Index).

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