First Trust Advisors LP trimmed its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 23.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 19,547 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 5,959 shares during the quarter. First Trust Advisors LP’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $1,089,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. Intellectus Partners LLC lifted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Intellectus Partners LLC now owns 1,878 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $101,000 after acquiring an additional 5 shares during the period. Hancock Holding Co. lifted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 4.6% during the 2nd quarter. Hancock Holding Co. now owns 4,066 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $218,000 after acquiring an additional 178 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. lifted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 14,013 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $741,000 after acquiring an additional 188 shares during the period. Parallel Advisors LLC lifted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 6.5% during the 2nd quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 4,720 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $258,000 after acquiring an additional 290 shares during the period. Finally, CCM Investment Advisers LLC lifted its position in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 7.3% during the 2nd quarter. CCM Investment Advisers LLC now owns 4,750 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $254,000 after acquiring an additional 325 shares during the period.

Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) traded up $0.30 on Tuesday, reaching $59.31. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 8,669,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 6,343,343. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 12 month low of $48.79 and a 12 month high of $60.17.

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iShares MSCI Japan ETF Profile

iShares MSCI Japan ETF (the fund), formerly Ishares Msci Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund. 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 Japanese market, as measured by the MSCI Japan Index (the Index).

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

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