Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC) by 185.3% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 46,925 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 30,475 shares during the period. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI Canada Index were worth $1,391,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index in the 3rd quarter valued at $108,000. Kohmann Bosshard Financial Services LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index in the 3rd quarter valued at $112,000. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index in the 2nd quarter valued at $134,000. BB&T Investment Services Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index in the 2nd quarter valued at $142,000. Finally, Legal & General Group Plc boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index by 145.6% in the 3rd quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 8,350 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $241,000 after purchasing an additional 4,950 shares in the last quarter.

iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) opened at $30.42 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $3,150.00 and a PE ratio of -14.56. iShares MSCI Canada Index has a 52-week low of $25.58 and a 52-week high of $30.60.

The business also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th were given a dividend of $0.3687 per share. This is an increase from iShares MSCI Canada Index’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.22. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 19th. This represents a yield of 2.56%. iShares MSCI Canada Index’s dividend payout ratio is -27.75%.

ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This report was first published by Watch List News and is owned by of Watch List News. If you are accessing this report on another website, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of international trademark & copyright legislation. The original version of this report can be read at https://www.watchlistnews.com/ishares-msci-canada-index-ewc-stake-raised-by-ferguson-wellman-capital-management-inc/1823071.html.

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).

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding EWC? Visit HoldingsChannel.com to get the latest 13F filings and insider trades for iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC).

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

Receive News & Ratings for iShares MSCI Canada Index Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for iShares MSCI Canada Index and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.