iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF (BATS:EZU) Shares Purchased by NorthCoast Asset Management LLC

NorthCoast Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF (BATS:EZU) by 3.9% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 540,430 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 20,041 shares during the period. iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF makes up 1.0% of NorthCoast Asset Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 22nd largest position. NorthCoast Asset Management LLC’s holdings in iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF were worth $25,107,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of EZU. Royal Bank of Canada increased its holdings in shares of iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF by 53.2% during the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 1,383,342 shares of the company’s stock valued at $64,229,000 after acquiring an additional 480,393 shares in the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF by 19.6% during the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 59,374 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,757,000 after buying an additional 9,736 shares during the period. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF by 12.1% during the first quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 38,939 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,807,000 after buying an additional 4,201 shares during the period. Stifel Financial Corp lifted its position in iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF by 2.6% during the 1st quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 32,588 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,513,000 after acquiring an additional 822 shares during the period. Finally, Quantitative Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF in the first quarter valued at about $511,000.

BATS:EZU traded up $0.89 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $48.90. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,757,202 shares. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $49.97. iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF has a fifty-two week low of $36.77 and a fifty-two week high of $47.13.

iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF Profile

iShares MSCI EMU ETF, formerly iShares MSCI EMU Index Fund (the 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 European Monetary Union (EMU) markets, as measured by the MSCI EMU Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares MSCI Eurozone ETF (BATS:EZU)

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