Jones Financial Companies Lllp lifted its position in shares of iShares Trust (NASDAQ:IUSB) by 6.6% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,228,114 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 137,164 shares during the period. Jones Financial Companies Lllp owned about 5.38% of iShares Trust worth $113,344,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Opes Advisors Inc acquired a new stake in shares of iShares Trust during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $264,000. Virtu Financial LLC increased its position in iShares Trust by 28.9% in the fourth quarter. Virtu Financial LLC now owns 59,270 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,015,000 after buying an additional 13,277 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in iShares Trust by 97.1% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 24,522,788 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,247,474,000 after buying an additional 12,081,884 shares during the period. Vestpro Financial Partners Inc. dba CPF Texas acquired a new stake in iShares Trust in the fourth quarter worth $3,224,000. Finally, First Allied Advisory Services Inc. acquired a new stake in iShares Trust in the fourth quarter worth $355,000.
NASDAQ IUSB traded up $0.03 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $49.85. The company had a trading volume of 190,029 shares, compared to its average volume of 187,799. iShares Trust has a fifty-two week low of $49.51 and a fifty-two week high of $51.49.
The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 6th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 3rd will be given a $0.123 dividend. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.96%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, April 2nd.
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