iShares Asia 50 ETF (NASDAQ:AIA) Short Interest Update

iShares Asia 50 ETF (NASDAQ:AIAGet Rating) saw a significant drop in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 81,300 shares, a drop of 67.9% from the June 30th total of 253,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 102,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 0.8 days.

iShares Asia 50 ETF Trading Up 1.6 %

Shares of AIA stock opened at $61.83 on Thursday. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $62.82 and a 200 day moving average price of $65.98. iShares Asia 50 ETF has a 12 month low of $59.03 and a 12 month high of $85.72.

iShares Asia 50 ETF Announces Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a None dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 15th. Investors of record on Friday, June 10th were given a $0.518 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, June 9th.

Institutional Trading of iShares Asia 50 ETF

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AIA. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in shares of iShares Asia 50 ETF by 2.5% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,676,687 shares of the company’s stock worth $526,851,000 after buying an additional 185,312 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. grew its position in shares of iShares Asia 50 ETF by 1,829.5% during the 1st quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 90,474 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,209,000 after buying an additional 85,785 shares during the period. Flow Traders U.S. LLC grew its position in shares of iShares Asia 50 ETF by 345.7% during the 4th quarter. Flow Traders U.S. LLC now owns 90,464 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,926,000 after buying an additional 70,165 shares during the period. Bank of America Corp DE grew its position in shares of iShares Asia 50 ETF by 87.6% during the 1st quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 81,962 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,625,000 after buying an additional 38,277 shares during the period. Finally, DRW Securities LLC grew its position in shares of iShares Asia 50 ETF by 25.7% during the 1st quarter. DRW Securities LLC now owns 76,184 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,229,000 after buying an additional 15,561 shares during the period.

iShares Asia 50 ETF Company Profile

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iShares Asia 50 ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares S&P Asia 50 Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P Asia 50 Index (the Index). The Index is a free float-adjusted, market capitalization-weighted index that is designed to measure the performance of the 50 leading companies from four Asian markets: Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.

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