Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:EEM)

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSEARCA:EEMGet Free Report) was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Traders acquired 916,794 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 348% compared to the typical daily volume of 204,796 call options.

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF Stock Up 0.6 %

Shares of EEM stock opened at $42.29 on Tuesday. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF has a 52 week low of $36.38 and a 52 week high of $43.87. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $41.85 and a 200 day simple moving average of $40.49.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Woodmont Investment Counsel LLC purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF during the 1st quarter valued at about $27,000. Anchor Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF during the fourth quarter worth $31,000. Cetera Trust Company N.A purchased a new position in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF in the fourth quarter worth $32,000. Eagle Bay Advisors LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF by 430.9% in the fourth quarter. Eagle Bay Advisors LLC now owns 807 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $32,000 after buying an additional 655 shares during the last quarter. Finally, DiNuzzo Private Wealth Inc. acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $34,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 81.39% of the company’s stock.

About iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF

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iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (the Fund), seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities in global emerging markets, as measured by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (the Index).

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