iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (NYSEARCA:EZA) Shares Pass Below 200 Day Moving Average of $0.00

Shares of iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (NYSEARCA:EZA) crossed below its 200-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $0.00 and traded as low as $54.38. iShares MSCI South Africa ETF shares last traded at $54.68, with a volume of 15,871 shares.

The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $53.35.

The firm also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 21st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 18th were paid a dividend of $1.3148 per share. This is an increase from iShares MSCI South Africa ETF’s previous semiannual dividend of $1.07. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.69%.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Marshall Wace LLP bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI South Africa ETF during the first quarter valued at approximately $39,000. Highstreet Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI South Africa ETF by 102.7% during the fourth quarter. Highstreet Asset Management Inc. now owns 7,995 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $403,000 after buying an additional 4,050 shares during the last quarter. AMG National Trust Bank purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI South Africa ETF during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $476,000. Azimuth Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI South Africa ETF by 45.1% during the first quarter. Azimuth Capital Management LLC now owns 9,725 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $509,000 after buying an additional 3,025 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Acima Private Wealth LLC grew its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI South Africa ETF by 97.9% during the first quarter. Acima Private Wealth LLC now owns 13,655 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $715,000 after buying an additional 6,754 shares during the last quarter.

About iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (NYSEARCA:EZA)

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

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