Investors Buy iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (EWZ) on Weakness

Traders purchased shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ) on weakness during trading on Tuesday. $159.05 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $95.80 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $63.25 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, iShares MSCI Brazil ETF had the 16th highest net in-flow for the day. iShares MSCI Brazil ETF traded down ($0.22) for the day and closed at $39.56

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of EWZ. Morgan Stanley grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 197.6% during the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 15,672,192 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $502,294,000 after acquiring an additional 10,406,554 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at $87,793,000. Natixis grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 3,360.5% during the 2nd quarter. Natixis now owns 2,026,078 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $64,936,000 after acquiring an additional 1,967,529 shares during the period. Nomura Holdings Inc. grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 177.7% during the 2nd quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. now owns 378,067 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $12,117,000 after acquiring an additional 864,521 shares during the period. Finally, Bridgewater Associates LP grew its position in shares of iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 9.7% during the 2nd quarter. Bridgewater Associates LP now owns 9,160,838 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $293,605,000 after acquiring an additional 808,488 shares during the period.

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF Company Profile (NYSEARCA:EWZ)

iShares MSCI Brazil Capped Index Fund (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Brazil Index 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 Brazilian market, as measured by the MSCI Brazil Index (the Index).

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