Franklin Resources Inc. Sells 12,639 Shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

Franklin Resources Inc. trimmed its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJFree Report) by 35.1% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 23,393 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 12,639 shares during the quarter. Franklin Resources Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $1,500,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the business. Corient Private Wealth LLC lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 11.6% during the fourth quarter. Corient Private Wealth LLC now owns 174,989 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $11,224,000 after purchasing an additional 18,147 shares during the last quarter. Laurel Wealth Planning LLC bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the fourth quarter worth $3,788,000. Glaxis Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF during the fourth quarter worth $2,405,000. Stelac Advisory Services LLC lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 4.2% during the fourth quarter. Stelac Advisory Services LLC now owns 59,455 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,813,000 after purchasing an additional 2,416 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Navellier & Associates Inc. raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 13.3% in the fourth quarter. Navellier & Associates Inc. now owns 24,324 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,560,000 after acquiring an additional 2,852 shares in the last quarter.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF Price Performance

EWJ stock opened at $69.48 on Wednesday. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $68.72 and a 200 day moving average price of $66.95. The company has a market capitalization of $17.00 billion, a P/E ratio of 13.63 and a beta of 0.73. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 1-year low of $57.20 and a 1-year high of $72.07.

iShares MSCI Japan ETF Profile

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iShares MSCI Japan ETF (the fund), formerly Ishares Msci Japan Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund. 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 Japanese market, as measured by the MSCI Japan Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ)

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