National Planning Corp boosted its position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) by 144.0% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 248,953 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 146,914 shares during the period. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx accounts for about 0.8% of National Planning Corp’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 24th largest position. National Planning Corp’s holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx were worth $10,364,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Oakworth Capital Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 4.7% in the second quarter. Oakworth Capital Inc. now owns 2,430 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $100,000 after buying an additional 110 shares during the period. Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx during the second quarter valued at $126,000. Grove Bank & Trust increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 119.1% in the second quarter. Grove Bank & Trust now owns 3,458 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $144,000 after buying an additional 1,880 shares during the last quarter. JFS Wealth Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx by 18.6% in the second quarter. JFS Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 3,833 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $159,000 after buying an additional 601 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx during the second quarter valued at $211,000.

Shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (EEM) opened at 43.86 on Thursday. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $42.79 and a 200 day moving average price of $40.39. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx has a 12 month low of $33.94 and a 12 month high of $44.58. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx also saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Traders acquired 40,084 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 586% compared to the typical daily volume of 5,845 call options.

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About iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM)

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