Ameriprise Financial Inc. purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI South Africa Index (NYSEARCA:EZA) in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor purchased 29,219 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $1,716,000.

Separately, Afam Capital Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI South Africa Index by 58.9% in the second quarter. Afam Capital Inc. now owns 104,868 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,948,000 after buying an additional 38,881 shares during the period.

iShares MSCI South Africa Index (EZA) opened at $70.56 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $492.60 and a P/E ratio of 16.30. iShares MSCI South Africa Index has a 1-year low of $53.30 and a 1-year high of $70.78.

The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th were issued a $0.6171 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.87%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 19th. This is a boost from iShares MSCI South Africa Index’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.47. iShares MSCI South Africa Index’s dividend payout ratio is 24.94%.

COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: “Ameriprise Financial Inc. Purchases Shares of 29,219 iShares MSCI South Africa Index (EZA)” was first reported by Watch List News and is owned by of Watch List News. If you are accessing this story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of US and international trademark and copyright laws. The legal version of this story can be read at https://www.watchlistnews.com/ameriprise-financial-inc-purchases-shares-of-29219-ishares-msci-south-africa-index-eza/1798344.html.

iShares MSCI South Africa Index Company Profile

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).

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding EZA? Visit HoldingsChannel.com to get the latest 13F filings and insider trades for iShares MSCI South Africa Index (NYSEARCA:EZA).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI South Africa Index (NYSEARCA:EZA)

Receive News & Ratings for iShares MSCI South Africa Index Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for iShares MSCI South Africa Index and related companies with Analyst Ratings Network's FREE daily email newsletter.