GLG Partners LP acquired a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm acquired 37,643 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $5,305,000.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Capital Analysts LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 19.0% during the second quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 734 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $103,000 after acquiring an additional 117 shares during the period. Grove Bank & Trust lifted its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 19.6% in the 2nd quarter. Grove Bank & Trust now owns 762 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $107,000 after acquiring an additional 125 shares in the last quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. lifted its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 388.9% in the 2nd quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. now owns 880 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $124,000 after acquiring an additional 700 shares in the last quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. lifted its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 64.9% in the 2nd quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 930 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $131,000 after acquiring an additional 366 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BDO Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new position in iShares Russell 2000 Index in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $137,000.

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iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) traded up 0.37% during trading on Monday, reaching $148.73. 8,459,830 shares of the company were exchanged. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 52-week low of $114.88 and a 52-week high of $149.17. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $138.95 and a 200-day moving average of $138.72.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 27th were paid a dividend of $0.3485 per share. This represents a $1.39 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 26th.

iShares Russell 2000 Index 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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