iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF (NASDAQ:ESGE) Short Interest Update

iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF (NASDAQ:ESGEGet Free Report) was the target of a large decrease in short interest in the month of February. As of February 29th, there was short interest totalling 760,700 shares, a decrease of 22.8% from the February 14th total of 985,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 968,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.8 days.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC grew its holdings in iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF by 69.0% during the 2nd quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC now owns 1,080 shares of the company’s stock valued at $34,000 after buying an additional 441 shares during the last quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. lifted its stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF by 2.7% during the 3rd quarter. Natixis Advisors L.P. now owns 18,789 shares of the company’s stock worth $569,000 after purchasing an additional 491 shares during the period. SVB Wealth LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF by 3.4% during the 3rd quarter. SVB Wealth LLC now owns 16,496 shares of the company’s stock worth $499,000 after purchasing an additional 543 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Financial Markets lifted its stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF by 102.2% during the 4th quarter. BNP Paribas Financial Markets now owns 1,193 shares of the company’s stock worth $38,000 after purchasing an additional 603 shares during the period. Finally, One Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF by 9.1% during the 3rd quarter. One Capital Management LLC now owns 7,707 shares of the company’s stock worth $233,000 after purchasing an additional 645 shares during the period.

iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF Price Performance

ESGE opened at $32.16 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $31.38 and its 200 day simple moving average is $31.09. The stock has a market cap of $4.07 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.15 and a beta of 0.75. iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF has a 1-year low of $29.12 and a 1-year high of $33.67.

iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF Increases Dividend

The business also recently announced a Semi-Annual dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 21st were issued a dividend of $0.621 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, December 20th. This is a boost from iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF’s previous Semi-Annual dividend of $0.23.

iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF Company Profile

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The iShares ESG Aware MSCI EM ETF (ESGE) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI EM Extended ESG Focus index. The fund tracks an index of large- and mid-cap companies from emerging market economies. Stocks are selected and weighted for positive environmental, social, and governance characteristics while maintaining similar investment risk\u002Freturn of the market.

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