Caldwell & Orkin Inc. bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Brazil Index (NYSEARCA:EWZ) in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor bought 54,300 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $2,264,000. iShares MSCI Brazil Index makes up about 2.3% of Caldwell & Orkin Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 16th largest holding.
Other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. grew its position in iShares MSCI Brazil Index by 194.1% in the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 3,356 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $114,000 after buying an additional 2,215 shares in the last quarter. Murphy Capital Management Inc. acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI Brazil Index in the 3rd quarter valued at about $203,000. Florin Court Capital LLP acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI Brazil Index in the 3rd quarter valued at about $242,000. Vontobel Swiss Wealth Advisors AG acquired a new stake in iShares MSCI Brazil Index in the 2nd quarter valued at about $207,000. Finally, D.A. Davidson & CO. lifted its holdings in iShares MSCI Brazil Index by 45.3% in the 2nd quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 6,348 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $216,000 after acquiring an additional 1,978 shares during the last quarter.
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iShares MSCI Brazil Index (NYSEARCA:EWZ) traded up $0.28 during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching $38.02. 13,935,700 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 17,404,650. iShares MSCI Brazil Index has a 52 week low of $31.04 and a 52 week high of $44.03.
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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