iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) was the target of a significant growth in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 130,586,551 shares, a growth of 25.2% from the August 31st total of 104,292,207 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 46,356,347 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days.

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (EEM) opened at 45.53 on Wednesday. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx has a 52 week low of $33.94 and a 52 week high of $45.96. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $44.81 and its 200-day moving average price is $42.21.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in EEM. Oakworth Capital Inc. increased its holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 4.7% during the second quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 2,430 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $100,000 after buying an additional 110 shares during the period. Mondrian Investment Partners LTD purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx during the second quarter worth $105,000. Regal Wealth Group Inc. boosted its position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Regal Wealth Group Inc. now owns 2,902 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $120,000 after acquiring an additional 8 shares in the last quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors boosted its position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 9.6% during the 2nd quarter. Burt Wealth Advisors now owns 3,003 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $124,000 after acquiring an additional 263 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx during the 2nd quarter valued at $126,000.

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iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx Company Profile

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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