Goldman Sachs Group Inc. increased its holdings in iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU) by 38.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 2,234,018 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 624,723 shares during the period. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index were worth $74,460,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of EWU. Bellecapital International Ltd. acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index in the 2nd quarter worth about $400,000. NewFocus Financial Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index in the 2nd quarter worth about $6,363,000. IFP Advisors Inc raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index by 53.4% in the 2nd quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 5,232 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $174,000 after acquiring an additional 1,822 shares during the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index by 10.8% in the 2nd quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 27,493 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $916,000 after acquiring an additional 2,689 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index by 30.0% in the 2nd quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 183,961 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $6,131,000 after acquiring an additional 42,502 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU) opened at 34.69 on Thursday. The company has a 50 day moving average of $34.16 and a 200-day moving average of $33.71. iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index has a 12-month low of $29.44 and a 12-month high of $34.95.

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About iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index

iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI United Kingdom Index (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the London Stock Exchange.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU)

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