iShares MSCI World ETF (NYSEARCA:URTH) Reaches New 12-Month High at $147.42

Shares of iShares MSCI World ETF (NYSEARCA:URTHGet Free Report) hit a new 52-week high on Wednesday . The company traded as high as $147.42 and last traded at $147.39, with a volume of 109361 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $146.03.

iShares MSCI World ETF Stock Down 0.4 %

The company has a market cap of $3.47 billion, a PE ratio of 21.13 and a beta of 0.96. The firm has a 50 day simple moving average of $143.26 and a 200-day simple moving average of $138.03.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On iShares MSCI World ETF

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of URTH. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its holdings in iShares MSCI World ETF by 5.0% in the third quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 1,491,795 shares of the company’s stock worth $179,268,000 after acquiring an additional 71,097 shares in the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI World ETF by 12.6% during the 4th quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 685,060 shares of the company’s stock worth $91,127,000 after purchasing an additional 76,665 shares during the last quarter. UBS Group AG increased its stake in iShares MSCI World ETF by 6.4% during the 4th quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 671,450 shares of the company’s stock valued at $89,316,000 after purchasing an additional 40,124 shares in the last quarter. Barings LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI World ETF by 7.1% in the fourth quarter. Barings LLC now owns 278,266 shares of the company’s stock worth $37,015,000 after buying an additional 18,374 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Evensky & Katz LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI World ETF during the first quarter worth $39,940,000.

About iShares MSCI World ETF

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The iShares MSCI World ETF (URTH) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI World index, a market-cap-weighted index of stocks that cover 85% of the developed world’s market capitalization. URTH was launched on Jan 10, 2012 and is managed by BlackRock.

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