iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (EWU) Short Interest Down 44.4% in September

iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU) was the recipient of a large drop in short interest during the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totalling 882,895 shares, a drop of 44.4% from the August 31st total of 1,588,571 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,476,927 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.4 days.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Northern Trust Corp grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index by 0.3% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 29,929 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $998,000 after purchasing an additional 77 shares in the last quarter. Sicart Associates LLC lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index by 0.4% in the second quarter. Sicart Associates LLC now owns 53,630 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,787,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Kalos Management Inc. lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index by 4.7% in the second quarter. Kalos Management Inc. now owns 11,073 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $376,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares during the last quarter. CLS Investments LLC lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index by 6.4% in the second quarter. CLS Investments LLC now owns 24,939 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $831,000 after acquiring an additional 1,500 shares during the last quarter. Finally, IFP Advisors Inc lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index by 53.4% in the second quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 5,232 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $174,000 after acquiring an additional 1,822 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index (NYSE:EWU) opened at 34.66 on Friday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $34.22 and its 200-day moving average price is $33.73. iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index has a 52 week low of $29.44 and a 52 week high of $34.95.

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iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index Company Profile

iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI United Kingdom Index (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the London Stock Exchange.

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