iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia ETF (NASDAQ:EEMA) Short Interest Up 195.3% in March

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia ETF (NASDAQ:EEMAGet Rating) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 18,900 shares, an increase of 195.3% from the March 15th total of 6,400 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 80,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.2 days.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. PFS Investments Inc. increased its holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia ETF by 8.3% in the 4th quarter. PFS Investments Inc. now owns 385,130 shares of the company’s stock worth $31,592,000 after buying an additional 29,486 shares during the period. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV increased its holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia ETF by 3.2% in the 3rd quarter. Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV now owns 271,040 shares of the company’s stock worth $22,881,000 after buying an additional 8,509 shares during the period. Summit Trail Advisors LLC increased its holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia ETF by 9.9% in the 4th quarter. Summit Trail Advisors LLC now owns 100,793 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,268,000 after buying an additional 9,085 shares during the period. Credit Suisse AG increased its holdings in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia ETF by 803.4% in the 3rd quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 37,501 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,164,000 after buying an additional 33,350 shares during the period. Finally, Omnia Family Wealth LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia ETF during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $3,083,000.

EEMA opened at $73.18 on Thursday. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia ETF has a 52-week low of $67.07 and a 52-week high of $94.35. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $75.78 and its 200-day moving average price is $80.95.

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