iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Shares Bought by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company

The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 2,751.1% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,958,332 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,854,570 shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company owned 0.82% of iShares MSCI Japan ETF worth $177,293,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of EWJ. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 10.6% during the 4th quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 3,658,416 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $219,250,000 after acquiring an additional 349,818 shares during the period. Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the 4th quarter worth $211,000. Barings LLC grew its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 369.3% during the 4th quarter. Barings LLC now owns 48,338 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,897,000 after acquiring an additional 38,038 shares during the period. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC grew its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 23.0% during the 4th quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 199,802 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $11,974,000 after acquiring an additional 37,298 shares during the period. Finally, Private Advisor Group LLC grew its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 6.1% during the 4th quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 30,797 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,922,000 after acquiring an additional 1,772 shares during the period.

Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) opened at $60.71 on Thursday. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a fifty-two week low of $50.58 and a fifty-two week high of $64.71. The company has a market cap of $21,810.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 177.59.

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iShares MSCI Japan ETF Profile

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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