Van ECK Associates Corp Lowers Stock Holdings in iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (NYSEARCA:EWU)

Van ECK Associates Corp lowered its holdings in iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (NYSEARCA:EWU) by 19.4% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 23,149 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,579 shares during the period. Van ECK Associates Corp’s holdings in iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF were worth $757,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF by 4.0% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,135,272 shares of the company’s stock valued at $223,405,000 after acquiring an additional 275,686 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley grew its position in iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF by 123.3% during the first quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 4,140,305 shares of the company’s stock valued at $129,633,000 after acquiring an additional 2,286,392 shares during the period. TD Asset Management Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF by 63.3% during the first quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 4,029,853 shares of the company’s stock valued at $126,175,000 after acquiring an additional 1,561,932 shares during the period. Morningstar Investment Management LLC grew its position in iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF by 4.8% during the first quarter. Morningstar Investment Management LLC now owns 3,426,297 shares of the company’s stock valued at $107,277,000 after acquiring an additional 158,072 shares during the period. Finally, Morningstar Investment Services LLC grew its position in iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF by 0.6% during the first quarter. Morningstar Investment Services LLC now owns 2,932,541 shares of the company’s stock valued at $92,170,000 after acquiring an additional 17,111 shares during the period.

EWU stock opened at $32.48 on Thursday. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $32.88 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $32.82. iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF has a 12-month low of $24.02 and a 12-month high of $34.26.

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