iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund options saw high put activity today. A total of 5,100 put and 6 call contracts were traded raising a high Put/Call volume alert. Today's traded Put/Call ratio is 850.00. There were 850.00 puts traded for each call contract.
A significant increase in the trading volume of a stock's option often is a precursor of movement by the underlying stock. In such instances, Put/Call Ratio can be used as an investor sentiment indicator, where a high ratio implies that the overall investor sentiment is bearish and a low Put/Call ratio implies that the overall sentiment is bullish.
Shares of iShares MSCI Hong Kong Index Fund closed at $14.87 in the previous trading session and opened today at $14.64. EWH is currently trading at $14.50, down $0.37 (-2.49%) in today's trading session. The shares of the stock are trading between $14.42 and $14.74. Today's volume of 7,128,991 shares is less than the average volume of 7,524,090 shares. EWH is trading below the 50 day moving average and lower than the 200 day moving average. The stock's 52 week low is $12.92 and 52 week high is $16.89.