iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (NASDAQ:HEWG) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest

iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF (NASDAQ:HEWGGet Rating) saw a large increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,500 shares, an increase of 87.5% from the March 31st total of 800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 127,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.0 days.

Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. OLD Mission Capital LLC lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF by 668.2% in the 4th quarter. OLD Mission Capital LLC now owns 63,920 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,087,000 after purchasing an additional 55,599 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in shares of iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF by 30.9% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 10,105 shares of the company’s stock valued at $324,000 after purchasing an additional 2,385 shares during the period. Finally, Flow Traders U.S. LLC increased its position in shares of iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF by 27.6% during the 3rd quarter. Flow Traders U.S. LLC now owns 143,017 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,582,000 after purchasing an additional 30,949 shares during the period.

iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF stock opened at $28.12 on Friday. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $28.87 and its 200-day moving average is $31.36. iShares Currency Hedged MSCI Germany ETF has a 12 month low of $25.87 and a 12 month high of $34.02.

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