BlackRock Inc. Boosts Holdings in iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA)

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BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF (NYSEARCA:EWA) by 12.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 59,352 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 6,470 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI Australia ETF were worth $1,342,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. CIBC Asset Management Inc grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF by 58.0% in the second quarter. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 340,598 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $7,701,000 after purchasing an additional 124,973 shares in the last quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF by 41.8% in the first quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 132,928 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,927,000 after purchasing an additional 39,177 shares in the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF by 25.0% in the second quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,751,001 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $39,590,000 after purchasing an additional 350,634 shares in the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF by 2.4% in the second quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 462,974 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $10,468,000 after purchasing an additional 10,725 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Australia ETF by 3.4% in the second quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 3,453,664 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $78,088,000 after purchasing an additional 112,525 shares in the last quarter.

EWA stock opened at $20.95 on Friday. iShares MSCI Australia ETF has a 1 year low of $19.71 and a 1 year high of $24.18.

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iShares MSCI Australia ETF Profile

iShares MSCI Australia ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, of publicly traded securities in the Australian market, as represented by the MSCI Australia Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Australia ETF (NYSEARCA:EWA)

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