Which Direction are iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (:EZA) and ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan (:EZJ) Headed? Update on the Shares

In recent trading action iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (:EZA) stock moved 1.06% landing at $69.54.  This stock has garnered attention of analysts and investors over the past few weeks as the stock has come into mainstream focus.

After a recent check, shares of iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (:EZA) have been seen trading -1.75% off of the 50-day high and 19.03% away from the 50-day low. In terms of the stock price in relation to its moving averages, company shares are 2.73% away from the 20-day moving average and 8.69% off of the 50-day average. If we take a wider approach, shares have been trading 15.00% away from the 200-day moving average.

Over the last year, iShares MSCI South Africa ETF (:EZA)’s stock has performed 26.57%. For the last six months, the stock has performed 16.99%. From the start of the calendar year, shares have been -0.64%. Zooming in closer, company stock has been 12.96% for the quarter, 16.15% over the past month, and -1.45% over the past week.

In the past few sessions, investors have started paying a little bit more attention to shares of ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan (:EZJ). In recent trading action, the stock had changed 0.66% settling in at $145.82.

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After a recent check, shares of ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan (:EZJ) have been seen trading 0.79% off of the 50-day high and 26.03% away from the 50-day low. In terms of the stock price in relation to its moving averages, company shares are 9.55% away from the 20-day moving average and 14.27% off of the 50-day average. If we take a wider approach, shares have been trading 35.70% away from the 200-day moving average.

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Over the last year, ProShares Ultra MSCI Japan (:EZJ)’s stock has performed 72.32%. For the last six months, the stock has performed 45.02%. From the start of the calendar year, shares have been 11.83%. Zooming in closer, company stock has been 33.94% for the quarter, 14.21% over the past month, and 4.23% over the past week.