HighTower Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSE:EWC) by 31.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 92,481 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 22,374 shares during the quarter. HighTower Advisors LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Canada Index were worth $2,450,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index by 12.3% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 8,910,926 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $238,457,000 after buying an additional 974,674 shares during the period. Citigroup Inc. grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index by 16.5% during the 2nd quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 1,875,331 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $50,184,000 after buying an additional 265,945 shares during the period. Ameriprise Financial Inc. grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index by 100.9% during the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 755,182 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $20,174,000 after buying an additional 379,367 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index by 56.3% during the 2nd quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 711,576 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $19,042,000 after buying an additional 256,421 shares during the period. Finally, GenTrust LLC grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index by 5.6% during the 2nd quarter. GenTrust LLC now owns 407,291 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $10,899,000 after buying an additional 21,708 shares during the period.

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Shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSE EWC) opened at 28.95 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $28.34 and its 200 day moving average is $27.18. iShares MSCI Canada Index has a 12 month low of $24.74 and a 12 month high of $29.16.

iShares MSCI Canada Index Profile

iShares MSCI Canada ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the Canadian market, as measured by the MSCI Canada Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSE:EWC)

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