iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (NYSEARCA:EZA) Stock Pass Above 50 Day Moving Average of $41.13

iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (NYSEARCA:EZAGet Free Report) crossed above its 50-day moving average during trading on Tuesday . The stock has a 50-day moving average of $41.13 and traded as high as $44.16. iShares MSCI South Africa ETF shares last traded at $44.12, with a volume of 557,291 shares.

iShares MSCI South Africa ETF Price Performance

The stock’s fifty day moving average is $41.28 and its 200-day moving average is $39.95. The stock has a market capitalization of $278.27 million, a PE ratio of 9.23 and a beta of 1.16.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On iShares MSCI South Africa ETF

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in EZA. Rock Creek Group LP acquired a new position in iShares MSCI South Africa ETF during the fourth quarter worth $81,000. Gould Asset Management LLC CA acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI South Africa ETF in the first quarter valued at about $203,000. SG Americas Securities LLC raised its position in shares of iShares MSCI South Africa ETF by 63.2% in the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 131,940 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,168,000 after buying an additional 51,097 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Polianta Ltd raised its position in shares of iShares MSCI South Africa ETF by 31.7% in the first quarter. Polianta Ltd now owns 161,500 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,325,000 after buying an additional 38,900 shares during the last quarter.

About iShares MSCI South Africa ETF

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iShares MSCI South Africa ETF, formerly iShares MSCI South Africa 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 of publicly traded securities in the aggregate in the South African market, as measured by the MSCI South Africa Index (the Index).

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