Simplex Trading LLC increased its holdings in shares of iShares Trust (NYSEARCA:EWU) by 506.5% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 5,938 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 4,959 shares during the period. Simplex Trading LLC’s holdings in iShares Trust were worth $212,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Separately, Oak Point Wealth Management acquired a new stake in iShares Trust during the 4th quarter worth $266,000.

Shares of iShares Trust (EWU) opened at $36.34 on Thursday. iShares Trust has a 52 week low of $30.87 and a 52 week high of $36.39.

The company also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th were paid a $0.6611 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 3.78%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, December 19th.

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