Janus Henderson Group PLC lessened its stake in iShares MSCI Canada Index (NYSEARCA:EWC) by 75.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 15,275 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 47,153 shares during the quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Canada Index were worth $442,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Kohmann Bosshard Financial Services LLC bought a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index during the third quarter valued at about $112,000. Clear Perspective Advisors LLC bought a new position in iShares MSCI Canada Index in the second quarter worth about $134,000. BB&T Investment Services Inc. bought a new position in iShares MSCI Canada Index in the second quarter worth about $142,000. Legal & General Group Plc raised its stake in iShares MSCI Canada Index by 145.6% in the third quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 8,350 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $241,000 after buying an additional 4,950 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Blair William & Co. IL bought a new position in iShares MSCI Canada Index in the second quarter worth about $250,000.
Shares of iShares MSCI Canada Index (EWC) opened at $30.23 on Wednesday. iShares MSCI Canada Index has a fifty-two week low of $25.58 and a fifty-two week high of $30.60. The company has a market cap of $3,140.00 and a P/E ratio of -14.46.
The business also recently announced a semiannual dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 20th were issued a $0.3687 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 19th. This represents a yield of 2.56%. This is a boost from iShares MSCI Canada Index’s previous semiannual dividend of $0.22. iShares MSCI Canada Index’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently -27.75%.
About iShares MSCI Canada Index
iShares MSCI Canada ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares MSCI Canada Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). 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 Canadian market, as measured by the MSCI Canada Index (the Index).
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