Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Put Options on iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWT)

iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF (NYSEARCA:EWTGet Rating) saw some unusual options trading on Tuesday. Traders purchased 7,715 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 150% compared to the typical volume of 3,089 put options.

Institutional Trading of iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of EWT. WestEnd Advisors LLC bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF during the second quarter worth about $26,000. Venture Visionary Partners LLC bought a new stake in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $32,000. Private Trust Co. NA purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF in the second quarter worth approximately $35,000. Advisors Preferred LLC bought a new position in iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF during the third quarter valued at approximately $33,000. Finally, Selective Wealth Management Inc. purchased a new position in shares of iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF during the second quarter worth approximately $39,000.

iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF Price Performance

iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF stock traded up $0.63 during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $48.60. 142,964 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,114,400. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $44.49 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $49.37. iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF has a 52-week low of $40.89 and a 52-week high of $68.40.

About iShares MSCI Taiwan ETF

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Ishares MSCI Taiwan Index Fund (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Taiwan IndexSM (the Index). The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

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