Prudential PLC Has $1.27 Million Holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ)

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Prudential PLC boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 5.9% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 25,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,400 shares during the quarter. Prudential PLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $1,268,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of EWJ. Hexavest Inc. boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 20,486.3% in the 4th quarter. Hexavest Inc. now owns 1,775,976 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $90,024,000 after purchasing an additional 1,767,349 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 8.4% in the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 21,030,437 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,266,662,000 after purchasing an additional 1,636,787 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 6.8% in the 3rd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 21,169,186 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,275,022,000 after purchasing an additional 1,356,407 shares during the period. Bank of Nova Scotia boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 138.7% in the 4th quarter. Bank of Nova Scotia now owns 2,232,629 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $113,172,000 after purchasing an additional 1,297,229 shares during the period. Finally, Turim 21 Investimentos Ltda. boosted its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 6,824.7% in the 3rd quarter. Turim 21 Investimentos Ltda. now owns 716,011 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $43,125,000 after purchasing an additional 705,671 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA EWJ opened at $54.31 on Friday. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 52 week low of $48.99 and a 52 week high of $61.65.

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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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