Traders Sell Shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) on Strength (IWM)

Investors sold shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSEARCA:IWM) on strength during trading hours on Wednesday. $269.88 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $316.74 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $46.86 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, iShares Russell 2000 Index had the 0th highest net out-flow for the day. iShares Russell 2000 Index traded up $0.16 for the day and closed at $154.06

The firm has a market capitalization of $42,990.00 and a P/E ratio of 38.62.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 22nd were paid a dividend of $0.5793 per share. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.50%. This is an increase from iShares Russell 2000 Index’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 21st. iShares Russell 2000 Index’s dividend payout ratio is presently 48.00%.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Koch Industries Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 32,654.1% in the second quarter. Koch Industries Inc. now owns 23,306,528 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $23,142,000 after acquiring an additional 23,235,372 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 2.9% in the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,106,605 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $578,703,000 after acquiring an additional 116,110 shares during the last quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 4.7% in the third quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 2,167,719 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $321,212,000 after acquiring an additional 97,021 shares during the last quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 119.2% in the second quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC now owns 1,983,500 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $279,514,000 after acquiring an additional 1,078,800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 34.9% in the third quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 1,707,230 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $252,977,000 after acquiring an additional 442,105 shares during the last quarter.

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About iShares Russell 2000 Index

iShares Russell 2000 ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 2000 Index (the Index). The Index is a float-adjusted capitalization weighted index that measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market and includes securities issued by the approximately 2,000 smallest issuers in the Russell 3000 Index.

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