BlackRock Inc. Reduces Stake in iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF (BATS:QUAL)

BlackRock Inc. lowered its position in iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF (BATS:QUAL) by 10.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 4,712,935 shares of the company’s stock after selling 554,277 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc.’s holdings in iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF were worth $488,919,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Trexquant Investment LP boosted its position in iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF by 68.5% in the 3rd quarter. Trexquant Investment LP now owns 31,845 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,304,000 after purchasing an additional 12,942 shares in the last quarter. BFT Financial Group LLC purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $2,855,000. Blair William & Co. IL boosted its position in iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF by 72.4% in the 3rd quarter. Blair William & Co. IL now owns 1,814 shares of the company’s stock worth $188,000 after purchasing an additional 762 shares in the last quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its position in iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF by 3.0% in the 3rd quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 285,703 shares of the company’s stock worth $29,639,000 after purchasing an additional 8,453 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Planned Solutions Inc. purchased a new stake in iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $40,000.

Shares of BATS:QUAL opened at $110.46 on Friday. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $106.99 and its 200-day moving average price is $101.24. iShares MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF has a 1 year low of $71.96 and a 1 year high of $88.63.

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