iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) was the recipient of some unusual options trading on Monday. Stock traders purchased 40,084 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 586% compared to the typical daily volume of 5,845 call options.

Shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) opened at 45.52 on Thursday. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx has a 12 month low of $33.94 and a 12 month high of $45.96. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $44.87 and its 200 day moving average price is $42.23.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Oakworth Capital Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 4.7% in the second quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 2,430 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $100,000 after purchasing an additional 110 shares during the period. Mondrian Investment Partners LTD acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx in the second quarter valued at $105,000. Regal Wealth Group Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 0.3% in the second quarter. Regal Wealth Group Inc. now owns 2,902 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $120,000 after purchasing an additional 8 shares during the period. Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx in the second quarter valued at $126,000. Finally, Burt Wealth Advisors increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 9.6% in the second quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 3,003 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $124,000 after purchasing an additional 263 shares during the period.

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About iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx

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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