Wedbush Securities Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) by 10.0% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 17,362 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 1,579 shares during the period. Wedbush Securities Inc.’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF were worth $2,700,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of IWM. Sawtooth Solutions LLC lifted its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 51.6% during the 1st quarter. Sawtooth Solutions LLC now owns 38,471 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,890,000 after acquiring an additional 13,092 shares during the last quarter. Weaver Consulting Group acquired a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF in the first quarter worth $50,000. Fox Run Management L.L.C. acquired a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF in the second quarter worth $2,225,000. Altfest L J & Co. Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 2.9% in the second quarter. Altfest L J & Co. Inc. now owns 3,605 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $561,000 after acquiring an additional 102 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 13.6% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 9,552,137 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,462,335,000 after acquiring an additional 1,145,754 shares during the last quarter.
Shares of NYSEARCA IWM traded up $1.54 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $150.21. The company had a trading volume of 2,920,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 20,463,467. iShares Russell 2000 ETF has a twelve month low of $125.81 and a twelve month high of $173.39. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $154.26.
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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