Watermark Asset Management Inc. purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWJ) during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 557 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $28,000.
Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. North Star Investment Management Corp. raised its position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 13.7% in the fourth quarter. North Star Investment Management Corp. now owns 2,286 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $116,000 after purchasing an additional 276 shares during the period. Whittier Trust Co. raised its position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF by 568.6% in the third quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 2,387 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $144,000 after purchasing an additional 2,030 shares during the period. Centaurus Financial Inc. bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the second quarter valued at approximately $171,000. Cambridge Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the third quarter valued at approximately $201,000. Finally, Clear Perspective Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Japan ETF in the third quarter valued at approximately $208,000.
Shares of EWJ stock opened at $52.84 on Monday. iShares MSCI Japan ETF has a 1 year low of $48.99 and a 1 year high of $64.71.
The firm also recently declared a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Monday, December 24th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 19th were issued a $0.4055 dividend. This represents a yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 18th.
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iShares MSCI Japan ETF Company Profile
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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