Sigma Planning Corp boosted its holdings in shares of iShares TIPS Bond ETF (NYSE:TIP) by 3.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 77,973 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,885 shares during the quarter. iShares TIPS Bond ETF comprises approximately 0.7% of Sigma Planning Corp’s holdings, making the stock its 22nd largest position. Sigma Planning Corp’s holdings in iShares TIPS Bond ETF were worth $8,856,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in TIP. TIAA FSB bought a new stake in iShares TIPS Bond ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $1,576,253,000. Bridgewater Associates LP bought a new stake in iShares TIPS Bond ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $139,903,000. Adventist Health System Sunbelt Healthcare Corp bought a new stake in iShares TIPS Bond ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $105,982,000. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS boosted its stake in iShares TIPS Bond ETF by 20.5% during the 2nd quarter. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS now owns 4,884,097 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $554,003,000 after purchasing an additional 829,255 shares during the period. Finally, MML Investors Services LLC bought a new stake in iShares TIPS Bond ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $40,308,000.
Shares of iShares TIPS Bond ETF (NYSE:TIP) traded up $0.03 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $113.74. The company had a trading volume of 190,171 shares. iShares TIPS Bond ETF has a 1 year low of $110.90 and a 1 year high of $115.46.
The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, November 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 2nd were given a $0.2177 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, November 1st. This represents a $2.61 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.30%. This is an increase from iShares TIPS Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.05.
About iShares TIPS Bond ETF
iShares TIPS Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Barclays Treasury Inflation Protected Securities Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Barclays U.S. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) Index (Series-L) (the Index).
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