Traders Buy Large Volume of VanEck Vectors Russia ETF Call Options (NYSEARCA:RSX)

VanEck Vectors Russia ETF (NYSEARCA:RSX) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Friday. Stock traders acquired 24,373 call options on the stock. This represents an increase of 346% compared to the typical volume of 5,466 call options.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Credit Suisse AG increased its holdings in VanEck Vectors Russia ETF by 1,473.5% in the third quarter. Credit Suisse AG now owns 2,941,530 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $89,202,000 after purchasing an additional 2,754,594 shares during the period. Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund acquired a new stake in VanEck Vectors Russia ETF in the third quarter valued at $33,352,000. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its holdings in VanEck Vectors Russia ETF by 47.9% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,104,883 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $60,999,000 after purchasing an additional 682,015 shares during the period. Meitav Dash Investments Ltd. acquired a new stake in VanEck Vectors Russia ETF in the third quarter valued at $18,950,000. Finally, Alberta Investment Management Corp acquired a new stake in VanEck Vectors Russia ETF in the third quarter valued at $15,160,000.

NYSEARCA RSX traded down $0.39 on Friday, hitting $24.87. 11,400,859 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 7,145,206. VanEck Vectors Russia ETF has a 52 week low of $23.58 and a 52 week high of $33.39. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $28.15 and a 200-day moving average of $29.16.

VanEck Vectors Russia ETF Company Profile

Market Vectors Russia ETF (the Fund) seeks to replicate as closely as possible the price and yield performance of the DAXglobal Russia+ Index (DXRPUS). DXRPUS is a modified market capitalization-weighted index consisting of publicly traded companies that are domiciled in Russia. DXRPUS comprises a diversified group of many of the largest and most liquid companies in the investable universe.

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