iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund (ETF)’s Trend Down, Especially After This Options Activity

 iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund (ETF)'s Trend Down, Especially After This Options Activity

In today’s session iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund (ETF) (EWG) recorded an unusually high (5,000) contracts volume of put trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the October, 2016 put, expecting serious EWG decrease. With 5,000 contracts traded and 72894 open interest for the Oct, 16 contract, it seems this is a quite bearish bet. The option with symbol: EWG161021P00025500 closed last at: $0.3 or 20% up. iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWG) has risen 2.10% since March 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.51% the S&P500.

iShares MSCI Germany ETF, formerly iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund , is an exchange-traded fund. The ETF has a market cap of $3.50 billion. The Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of publicly traded securities in the German market, as measured by the MSCI Germany Index (the Index). It currently has negative earnings. The Index seeks to measure the performance of the Germany equity market.

EWG Company Profile

iShares MSCI Germany 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 German market, as measured by the MSCI Germany Index (the Index). The Index seeks to measure the performance of the German equity market. 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 Germany Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWG) news were published by: Etfdailynews.com which released: “3 Rocket Arc Patterns For Overseas ETFs [iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund (ETF …” on June 30, 2015, also Marketwatch.com with their article: “iShares MSCI Germany ETF” published on June 04, 2010, Etfdailynews.com published: “German Investor Confidence Plunges to Lowest Level Since 2012” on July 19, 2016. More interesting news about iShares MSCI Germany Index Fund (ETF) (NYSEARCA:EWG) were released by: Etfdailynews.com and their article: “3 ETFs To Profit From Europe’s Economic Recovery [iShares MSCI Germany Index …” published on March 06, 2015 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “It’s Not All About Departures From Europe ETFs” with publication date: June 29, 2016.

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