Sofos Investments Inc. Decreases Stock Holdings in iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF (BATS:QUAL)

Sofos Investments Inc. lowered its stake in shares of iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF (BATS:QUAL) by 25.3% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 8,500 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,882 shares during the period. Sofos Investments Inc.’s holdings in iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF were worth $1,129,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in QUAL. Petix & Botte Co purchased a new stake in iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF during the first quarter worth about $202,000. Meridian Wealth Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF in the first quarter valued at about $246,000. Lebenthal Global Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF by 4.4% in the first quarter. Lebenthal Global Advisors LLC now owns 27,489 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,347,000 after purchasing an additional 1,164 shares in the last quarter. Sound Financial Strategies Group LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF in the first quarter valued at about $211,000. Finally, Mariner LLC lifted its holdings in shares of iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF by 7.0% in the first quarter. Mariner LLC now owns 21,774 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,652,000 after purchasing an additional 1,421 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of BATS QUAL traded down $2.20 on Tuesday, hitting $135.03. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,081,137 shares. iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF has a 12-month low of $71.96 and a 12-month high of $88.63. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $138.40 and a 200-day moving average of $131.09.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF (BATS:QUAL)

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