iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (NASDAQ:AAXJ) Sees Significant Decline in Short Interest

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (NASDAQ:AAXJGet Rating) was the target of a significant drop in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totalling 917,800 shares, a drop of 61.1% from the April 15th total of 2,360,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,834,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.5 days.

NASDAQ AAXJ opened at $66.49 on Thursday. iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF has a 12 month low of $66.40 and a 12 month high of $96.39. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $71.89 and its 200 day simple moving average is $76.88.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of AAXJ. OLD Mission Capital LLC increased its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF by 448.7% in the third quarter. OLD Mission Capital LLC now owns 82,497 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,366,000 after buying an additional 67,463 shares in the last quarter. Credit Suisse AG increased its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF by 131.5% in the third quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 164,854 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $14,001,000 after buying an additional 93,635 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF in the third quarter valued at $489,000. Tudor Investment Corp Et Al bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF in the third quarter valued at $491,000. Finally, Flow Traders U.S. LLC bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF in the third quarter valued at $11,240,000.

About iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (Get Rating)

iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan ETF (the Fund), formerly The iShares MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan 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 All Country Asia ex Japan Index (the Index).

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