iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF (NASDAQ:ESGD) Short Interest Update

iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF (NASDAQ:ESGDGet Free Report) was the recipient of a significant growth in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 177,000 shares, a growth of 70.4% from the January 15th total of 103,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 302,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.6 days.

iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF Stock Up 0.2 %

ESGD stock traded up $0.13 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $75.45. 575,054 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 311,778. iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF has a 52 week low of $65.74 and a 52 week high of $76.20. The business has a 50-day moving average of $74.64 and a two-hundred day moving average of $71.93. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.66 billion, a PE ratio of 12.51 and a beta of 0.86.

iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF Cuts Dividend

The company also recently declared a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 21st were issued a dividend of $0.918 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, December 20th.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Coppell Advisory Solutions Corp. bought a new stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF in the fourth quarter valued at about $31,000. Your Advocates Ltd. LLP lifted its stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF by 52.1% in the fourth quarter. Your Advocates Ltd. LLP now owns 441 shares of the company’s stock valued at $33,000 after buying an additional 151 shares during the period. Larson Financial Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF by 94.6% in the second quarter. Larson Financial Group LLC now owns 465 shares of the company’s stock valued at $34,000 after buying an additional 226 shares during the period. Bruce G. Allen Investments LLC bought a new stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF in the fourth quarter valued at about $34,000. Finally, McGlone Suttner Wealth Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF in the fourth quarter valued at about $39,000.

About iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF

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The iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF (ESGD) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI EAFE Extended ESG Focus index. The fund tracks an index of developed market international companies that have been selected and weighted for positive environmental, social, and governance characteristics. ESGD was launched on Jun 28, 2016 and is managed by BlackRock.

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