Is Buying Stock Like iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF) Good Idea After Today’s Bearish Options Activity?

 Is Buying Stock Like iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF) Good Idea After Today's Bearish Options Activity?

In today’s session iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF) (EEM) recorded an unusually high (24,603) contracts volume of put trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the November, 2016 put, expecting serious EEM decrease. With 24,603 contracts traded and 142584 open interest for the Nov, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bearish bet. The option with symbol: EEM161118P00034000 closed last at: $0.32 or 18.5% up. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EEM) has risen 17.56% since March 3, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.21% the S&P500.

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund , seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities in global emerging markets, as measured by the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (the Index). The ETF has a market cap of $32.04 billion. The Index is designed to measure equity market performance in the global emerging markets. It currently has negative earnings. The Fund invests in a representative sample of securities included in the Index that collectively has an investment profile similar to the Index.

EEM Company Profile

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (the Index). The Index is designed to measure equity market performance in the global emerging markets. The Index was developed by Morgan Stanley Capital International Inc. as an equity benchmark for emerging market stock performance. The Index is a capitalization-weighted index that aims to capture 85% of the (publicly available) total market capitalization. Component companies are adjusted for available float and must meet objective criteria for inclusion in the Index. The Index is reviewed quarterly.

More notable recent iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EEM) news were published by: Etfdailynews.com which released: “Emerging Markets are Still a “Buy,” According to Zacks” on September 01, 2016, also Investorplace.com with their article: “iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF) (EEM) Will Soar!” published on March 01, 2016, Etfdailynews.com published: “Is This Emerging Markets Rally for Real?” on August 10, 2016. More interesting news about iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EEM) were released by: Etfdailynews.com and their article: “BlackRock: Fed’s Inaction is Bullish for Emerging Markets” published on August 16, 2016 as well as Etfdailynews.com‘s news article titled: “Emerging Markets and U.S. Markets Have Become Highly Correlated” with publication date: August 19, 2016.

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