Azimuth Capital Management LLC lessened its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:EEM) by 32.5% during the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 130,177 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 62,540 shares during the quarter. Azimuth Capital Management LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF were worth $5,587,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in EEM. Barings LLC increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 101.3% in the 1st quarter. Barings LLC now owns 145,874 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,261,000 after buying an additional 11,123,669 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 27.9% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 49,815,127 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,945,779,000 after buying an additional 10,867,577 shares during the period. Prudential PLC increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 2,577.4% in the 4th quarter. Prudential PLC now owns 11,075,096 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $432,593,000 after buying an additional 10,661,438 shares during the period. Deutsche Bank AG increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 3,079.0% in the 4th quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 3,767,161 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $147,142,000 after buying an additional 3,648,661 shares during the period. Finally, LSV Asset Management acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $89,978,000.

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF stock opened at $41.08 on Tuesday. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF has a twelve month low of $37.58 and a twelve month high of $47.15.

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About iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (the Fund), seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities in global emerging markets, as measured by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:EEM)

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