Steadfast Capital Management LP acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund acquired 1,272,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $68,243,000. iShares MSCI Japan ETF accounts for approximately 1.2% of Steadfast Capital Management LP’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 27th largest position.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of EWJ. OLD Second National Bank of Aurora bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the second quarter worth about $5,151,000. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Tichoniim Havera Menahelet LTD bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the second quarter worth about $4,116,000. Kranot Hishtalmut Le Morim Ve Gananot Havera Menahelet LTD bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the second quarter worth about $9,881,000. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the second quarter worth about $5,600,000. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 90.5% in the second quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 9,900 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $531,000 after purchasing an additional 4,703 shares during the period.

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iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ) traded down 0.16% during trading on Friday, hitting $55.93. The stock had a trading volume of 2,429,208 shares. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 12-month low of $48.79 and a 12-month high of $56.07. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $55.04 and a 200 day moving average price of $53.61. iShares MSCI Japan ETF also was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders acquired 10,426 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 343% compared to the average volume of 2,355 call options.

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).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSE:EWJ)

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