iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (TLT)

iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (NASDAQ:TLT) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Thursday. Stock traders bought 56,348 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 110% compared to the average volume of 26,895 put options.

Shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (NASDAQ:TLT) opened at 123.71 on Friday. iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond has a 1-year low of $116.49 and a 1-year high of $143.62. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $122.01 and its 200 day moving average is $120.93.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 5th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 3rd were issued a $0.2548 dividend. This represents a $3.06 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.48%. This is a positive change from iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond’s previous monthly dividend of $0.25. The ex-dividend date was Monday, May 1st.

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About iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond

iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of United States Treasury bonds with remaining maturities greater than 20 years. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Barclays U.S. 20+ Year Treasury Bond Index (the Underlying Index), which measures the performance of public obligations of the United States Treasury that have a remaining maturity of 20 or more years.

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