iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ) Sets New 52-Week High at $46.12

iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (NYSEARCA:EWZ)’s share price reached a new 52-week high on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $46.12 and last traded at $45.89, with a volume of 661036 shares. The stock had previously closed at $45.57.

The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $42.91.

The company also recently disclosed a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 21st. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, June 18th were paid a dividend of $0.5312 per share. The ex-dividend date was Monday, June 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.65%.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 72.3% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 754,041 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $28,804,000 after buying an additional 316,374 shares during the last quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC grew its stake in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 3.3% in the 4th quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 12,490 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $477,000 after buying an additional 399 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Inc. grew its stake in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF by 26.4% in the 4th quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 21,897 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $836,000 after buying an additional 4,572 shares during the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF in the 4th quarter valued at about $568,000. Finally, Castle Hook Partners LP acquired a new position in iShares MSCI Brazil ETF in the 4th quarter valued at about $22,565,000.

About iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (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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