Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management Takes Position in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF (BATS:USMV)

Livingston Group Asset Management CO operating as Southport Capital Management purchased a new stake in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF (BATS:USMV) in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 28,165 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,848,000.

Other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Bank of America Corp DE lifted its position in shares of iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF by 9.3% in the second quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 32,818,048 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,025,858,000 after purchasing an additional 2,801,805 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF by 40.7% in the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 19,483,239 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,248,876,000 after buying an additional 5,632,830 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley lifted its position in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF by 14.4% in the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 12,682,854 shares of the company’s stock worth $782,913,000 after buying an additional 1,600,134 shares in the last quarter. UBS Group AG lifted its position in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF by 10.7% in the 2nd quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 9,727,706 shares of the company’s stock worth $600,492,000 after buying an additional 937,403 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC lifted its position in iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF by 33.3% in the 3rd quarter. Commonwealth Equity Services LLC now owns 4,775,915 shares of the company’s stock worth $306,136,000 after buying an additional 1,192,724 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of BATS:USMV traded up $0.35 during trading on Thursday, reaching $67.17. 1,378,563 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of $65.31 and a 200 day simple moving average of $63.95. iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF has a 1-year low of $47.44 and a 1-year high of $55.45.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 20th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 17th were paid a $0.3837 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 16th. This is an increase from iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. This represents a $1.53 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.29%.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Edge MSCI Min Vol USA ETF (BATS:USMV)

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