iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF (NASDAQ:ESGD) Short Interest Up 51.4% in August

iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF (NASDAQ:ESGDGet Rating) was the target of a large growth in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 399,600 shares, a growth of 51.4% from the August 15th total of 264,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 667,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.6 days.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Personal Capital Advisors Corp boosted its stake in iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF by 3.6% in the second quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 5,820,257 shares of the company’s stock valued at $365,279,000 after acquiring an additional 200,793 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF by 12.2% during the 2nd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 4,942,232 shares of the company’s stock valued at $310,175,000 after buying an additional 538,253 shares in the last quarter. TIAA FSB lifted its stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF by 1,342.9% during the 2nd quarter. TIAA FSB now owns 4,276,081 shares of the company’s stock valued at $268,367,000 after buying an additional 3,979,733 shares in the last quarter. Jane Street Group LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF by 130,887.1% during the 1st quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 3,405,664 shares of the company’s stock valued at $251,100,000 after buying an additional 3,403,064 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. lifted its stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF by 12.2% during the 2nd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 3,219,252 shares of the company’s stock valued at $202,040,000 after buying an additional 349,844 shares in the last quarter.

iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF Stock Down 0.7 %

Shares of ESGD stock opened at $60.66 on Friday. iShares ESG Aware MSCI EAFE ETF has a 52-week low of $59.91 and a 52-week high of $82.46. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $63.68 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $67.00.

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