Marshall Wace LLP Acquires New Shares in iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF (NYSEARCA:EWH)

Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF (NYSEARCA:EWH) in the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 28,600 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $750,000.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of EWH. Prudential PLC boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF by 4.2% in the 4th quarter. Prudential PLC now owns 29,389,064 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $663,311,000 after buying an additional 1,195,680 shares during the last quarter. Hartz Capital Inc. acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF during the 1st quarter valued at $18,295,000. Arlington Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF during the 1st quarter valued at $17,200,000. CIBC World Markets Inc. lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF by 4.9% during the 1st quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 342,537 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $8,978,000 after purchasing an additional 15,948 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Raymond James & Associates lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF by 1.7% during the 1st quarter. Raymond James & Associates now owns 314,017 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $8,230,000 after purchasing an additional 5,321 shares during the last quarter.

iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF stock traded up $0.16 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $26.43. 2,764,540 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,749,150. The company has a 50 day moving average of $25.65. iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF has a fifty-two week low of $21.09 and a fifty-two week high of $27.17.

The firm also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 21st. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, June 18th were issued a dividend of $0.4501 per share. This is an increase from iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.27. The ex-dividend date was Monday, June 17th. This represents a yield of 2.69%.

About iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF

iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund, formerly Shares MSCI Hong Kong ETF, (the 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 Hong Kong market, as measured by the MSCI Hong Kong Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF (NYSEARCA:EWH)

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