GFS Advisors LLC Has $599,000 Stock Position in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ)

GFS Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ) by 123.1% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 14,625 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,070 shares during the period. GFS Advisors LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF were worth $599,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Scotia Capital Inc. raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 3.9% during the 4th quarter. Scotia Capital Inc. now owns 6,524 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $249,000 after purchasing an additional 243 shares in the last quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 28.8% during the 1st quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,520 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $62,000 after purchasing an additional 340 shares in the last quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 3.3% during the 4th quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 12,490 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $477,000 after purchasing an additional 399 shares in the last quarter. AGF Investments Inc. raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 5.1% during the 1st quarter. AGF Investments Inc. now owns 13,673 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $560,000 after purchasing an additional 662 shares in the last quarter. Finally, CLARET ASSET MANAGEMENT Corp raised its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 4.8% during the 4th quarter. CLARET ASSET MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 14,622 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $559,000 after purchasing an additional 670 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF stock opened at $43.72 on Friday. iShares MSCI Brazil ETF has a 12-month low of $30.65 and a 12-month high of $45.72. The business’s 50 day moving average is $41.30.

The firm also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 21st. Investors of record on Tuesday, June 18th were paid a $0.5312 dividend. This represents a yield of 2.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, June 17th.

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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