Traders Buy Large Volume of Put Options on iShares MSCI Canada ETF (NYSEARCA:EWC)

iShares MSCI Canada ETF (NYSEARCA:EWCGet Rating) saw unusually large options trading on Tuesday. Stock traders bought 79,078 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 281% compared to the average volume of 20,776 put options.

iShares MSCI Canada ETF Stock Down 1.9 %

EWC opened at $33.33 on Wednesday. iShares MSCI Canada ETF has a 52 week low of $31.66 and a 52 week high of $41.12. The business’s 50 day moving average is $34.50 and its two-hundred day moving average is $36.28.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in EWC. Koshinski Asset Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Canada ETF in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $27,000. Captrust Financial Advisors boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada ETF by 104.1% in the second quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 892 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $30,000 after buying an additional 455 shares in the last quarter. Prospera Financial Services Inc purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada ETF in the first quarter valued at approximately $40,000. Crewe Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada ETF in the second quarter valued at approximately $44,000. Finally, Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc. boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Canada ETF by 215.0% in the second quarter. Concourse Financial Group Securities Inc. now owns 2,583 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $87,000 after buying an additional 1,763 shares in the last quarter.

About iShares MSCI Canada ETF

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iShares MSCI Canada ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the Canadian market, as measured by the MSCI Canada Index (the Index).

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