Short Interest in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF (NASDAQ:EMXC) Decreases By 15.2%

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF (NASDAQ:EMXCGet Rating) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 650,800 shares, a decrease of 15.2% from the May 15th total of 767,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 419,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.6 days.

Shares of EMXC opened at $48.51 on Friday. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $53.70 and a 200-day simple moving average of $57.48. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF has a 52 week low of $48.20 and a 52 week high of $63.56.

The business also recently disclosed a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 10th were given a dividend of $0.507 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 9th.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in EMXC. Campion Asset Management acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF during the third quarter valued at about $433,000. Captrust Financial Advisors raised its position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF by 8.5% in the third quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 16,333 shares of the company’s stock worth $990,000 after purchasing an additional 1,286 shares in the last quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC raised its position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF by 5.2% in the fourth quarter. Valeo Financial Advisors LLC now owns 62,828 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,809,000 after purchasing an additional 3,105 shares in the last quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $26,000. Finally, IFP Advisors Inc raised its position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ex China ETF by 43.1% in the fourth quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 19,923 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,207,000 after purchasing an additional 5,997 shares in the last quarter.

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