iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Short Interest Update

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iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in the month of September. As of September 28th, there was short interest totalling 21,878,382 shares, a growth of 47.5% from the September 14th total of 14,834,435 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 8,540,334 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.6 days.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of EWJ. Gruss & Co. Inc. bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the 1st quarter worth approximately $1,214,000. Stifel Financial Corp grew its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 1.5% during the 1st quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 69,112 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,180,000 after acquiring an additional 1,034 shares in the last quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC grew its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 5.2% during the 1st quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 38,299 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,324,000 after acquiring an additional 1,903 shares in the last quarter. RMB Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the 1st quarter worth approximately $439,000. Finally, Blair William & Co. IL grew its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 34.1% during the 1st quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 70,013 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $4,248,000 after acquiring an additional 17,790 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of EWJ opened at $56.56 on Tuesday. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a twelve month low of $56.03 and a twelve month high of $64.71.

About iShares MSCI Japan ETF

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).

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