iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ) Stake Raised by STA Wealth Management LLC

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STA Wealth Management LLC grew its position in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ) by 1.7% during the 2nd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 502,555 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,372 shares during the period. iShares MSCI Brazil ETF comprises about 5.2% of STA Wealth Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 6th largest holding. STA Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF were worth $21,972,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in EWZ. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF in the first quarter valued at $435,000. First Allied Advisory Services Inc. bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF in the first quarter worth about $244,000. CIBC Asset Management Inc bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF in the first quarter worth about $1,570,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. grew its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 232.0% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 3,668,619 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $150,378,000 after purchasing an additional 2,563,764 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 1.3% in the first quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 322,720 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $13,228,000 after purchasing an additional 4,086 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of NYSEARCA EWZ traded down $0.11 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $42.17. The company had a trading volume of 698,590 shares, compared to its average volume of 28,279,840. The business’s 50-day moving average is $42.30 and its 200-day moving average is $42.25. iShares MSCI Brazil ETF has a 52 week low of $30.70 and a 52 week high of $47.19.

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF Profile

iShares MSCI Brazil Capped Index Fund (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Brazil Index 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 Brazilian market, as measured by the MSCI Brazil Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ)

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