How Analysts Feel About iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) After Today’s Bearish Options Activity?

 How Analysts Feel About iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) After Today's Bearish Options Activity?

In today’s session iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (EWY) recorded an unusually high (642) contracts volume of put trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the November, 2016 put, expecting serious EWY decrease. With 642 contracts traded and 55554 open interest for the Nov, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bearish bet. The option with symbol: EWY161118P00055000 closed last at: $1.27 or 95.4% up. iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWY) has risen 13.15% since March 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.63% the S&P500.

iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The ETF has a market cap of $3.34 billion. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the MSCI Korea 25/50 Index (the Index). It currently has negative earnings. The Index consists of stocks traded primarily on the Stock Market Division of the Korean Exchange.

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iShares MSCI South Korea Index 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 Korean market. The Fund’s performance is measured by the MSCI Korea Index (the Index).

More notable recent iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWY) news were published by: Etfdailynews.com which released: “South Korea ETF on Watch as North Korea Launches Multiple Ballistic Missiles” on July 19, 2016, also Etfdailynews.com with their article: “Samsung’s Plunge is Hitting Korean ETFs Hard” published on September 15, 2016, Marketwatch.com published: “iShares MSCI South Korea Capped ETF” on February 03, 2010. More interesting news about iShares MSCI South Korea Index Fund(ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWY) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “North Korea Missile Test Hits South Korea ETFs” published on September 19, 2016 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “The South Korea ETF Myth” with publication date: July 10, 2013.

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