Pioneer Investment Management Inc. purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (NYSE:EWY) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 137,929 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $9,353,000.

Separately, Bessemer Group Inc. boosted its stake in iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) by 57.6% in the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 58,197 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,947,000 after buying an additional 21,261 shares during the period.

Shares of iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fun (NYSE EWY) opened at 66.02 on Friday. iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fun has a 1-year low of $51.94 and a 1-year high of $71.78. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $68.95 and its 200 day moving average price is $63.88. iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) also was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Investors purchased 63,658 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,146% compared to the typical daily volume of 5,108 put options.

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About iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF)

iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Korea 25/50 Index (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Stock Market Division of the Korean Exchange.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (NYSE:EWY)

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