Some energy and mining names in the iShares MSCI South Africa ETF should be turning up.
In trading on Thursday, shares of the iShares MSCI South Africa ETF crossed above their 200 day moving average of $67.70, changing hands as high as $69.37 per share. iShares MSCI South Africa shares are currently trading up about 2.3% on the day.
Investors in iShares MSCI South Africa Index Fund saw new options begin trading this week, for the February 20th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the EZA options chain for the new February 20th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.
Looking today at week-over-week shares outstanding changes among the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, one standout is the iShares MSCI South Africa ETF where we have detected an approximate $24.6 million dollar outflow -- that's a 5.5% decrease week over week (from 7,300,000 to 6,900,000). START SLIDESHOW:Click here to find out which 9 other ETFs experienced notable outflows » The chart below shows the one year price performance of EZA, versus its 200 day moving average: Looking at the chart above, EZA's low point in its 52 week range is $55.31 per share, with $72.77 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $60.78.