1st Global Advisors Inc. trimmed its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) by 0.2% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 375,876 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 927 shares during the period. iShares Russell 2000 Index makes up 6.1% of 1st Global Advisors Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 4th biggest holding. 1st Global Advisors Inc.’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $52,969,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Arcus Capital Partners LLC boosted its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 7.6% during the second quarter. Arcus Capital Partners LLC now owns 21,530 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,034,000 after acquiring an additional 1,513 shares during the period. Capital Directions Investment Advisors LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 4.5% in the second quarter. Capital Directions Investment Advisors LLC now owns 242,780 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $34,213,000 after buying an additional 10,466 shares during the period. Krilogy Financial LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 52.0% in the second quarter. Krilogy Financial LLC now owns 1,520 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $214,000 after buying an additional 520 shares during the period. Sterling Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 5.6% in the second quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC now owns 22,526 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,174,000 after buying an additional 1,187 shares during the period. Finally, Nomura Holdings Inc. lifted its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 114.2% in the second quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. now owns 157,508 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $22,112,000 after buying an additional 1,268,270 shares during the period.

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iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE IWM) traded up 0.0241% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $149.6761. 5,753,342 shares of the company traded hands. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $143.79 and its 200 day moving average price is $140.10. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 12-month low of $114.88 and a 12-month high of $150.68.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 27th were issued a dividend of $0.3485 per share. This represents a $1.39 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 26th.

iShares Russell 2000 Index Company Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM)

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