iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ) Position Decreased by Northern Trust Corp

Northern Trust Corp lessened its holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) by 25.7% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 8,413 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 2,915 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp’s holdings in iShares MSCI Japan ETF were worth $487,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in EWJ. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 9.4% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 19,393,650 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,123,086,000 after buying an additional 1,671,802 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 53.4% during the 2nd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,008,539 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $116,313,000 after buying an additional 698,891 shares in the last quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 104.8% during the 2nd quarter. First Republic Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,426,082 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $82,584,000 after buying an additional 729,736 shares in the last quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 2,291.7% during the 2nd quarter. CIBC World Markets Inc. now owns 628,193 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $36,379,000 after buying an additional 601,928 shares in the last quarter. Finally, EFG Asset Management Americas Corp. increased its stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 7.4% during the 2nd quarter. EFG Asset Management Americas Corp. now owns 316,079 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $18,303,000 after buying an additional 21,880 shares in the last quarter.

NYSEARCA:EWJ opened at $53.54 on Friday. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 12 month low of $52.84 and a 12 month high of $64.71.

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About iShares MSCI Japan ETF

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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