iShares MSCI World ETF (NYSEARCA:URTH) Reaches New 12-Month High at $135.77

iShares MSCI World ETF (NYSEARCA:URTHGet Free Report)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $135.77 and last traded at $135.76, with a volume of 162733 shares. The stock had previously closed at $135.07.

iShares MSCI World ETF Stock Performance

The firm has a fifty day moving average price of $131.40 and a 200 day moving average price of $126.03. The company has a market cap of $2.95 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.14 and a beta of 0.96.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of URTH. Royal Bank of Canada lifted its stake in iShares MSCI World ETF by 23.2% in the 1st quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 1,198,912 shares of the company’s stock valued at $153,653,000 after purchasing an additional 225,459 shares during the last quarter. CX Institutional acquired a new stake in shares of iShares MSCI World ETF in the third quarter valued at approximately $26,579,000. Jane Street Group LLC lifted its position in shares of iShares MSCI World ETF by 545.6% in the second quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 209,564 shares of the company’s stock valued at $22,398,000 after buying an additional 177,104 shares during the last quarter. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in shares of iShares MSCI World ETF by 95.8% during the 4th quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 227,322 shares of the company’s stock worth $24,835,000 after acquiring an additional 111,233 shares during the period. Finally, Fullerton Fund Management Co Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of iShares MSCI World ETF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $13,411,000.

iShares MSCI World ETF Company Profile

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The iShares MSCI World ETF (URTH) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI World index, a market-cap-weighted index of stocks that cover 85% of the developed world’s market capitalization. URTH was launched on Jan 10, 2012 and is managed by BlackRock.

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