Barrett Asset Management LLC boosted its stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) by 14.4% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 1,350 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 170 shares during the period. Barrett Asset Management LLC’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $190,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Grove Bank & Trust increased its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 19.6% in the second quarter. Grove Bank & Trust now owns 762 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $107,000 after buying an additional 125 shares during the last quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 388.9% in the second quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. now owns 880 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $124,000 after buying an additional 700 shares in the last quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 64.9% in the second quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 930 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $131,000 after buying an additional 366 shares in the last quarter. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index during the second quarter valued at approximately $214,000. Finally, Pillar Pacific Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 2.6% in the second quarter. Pillar Pacific Capital Management LLC now owns 1,771 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $250,000 after buying an additional 45 shares in the last quarter.

iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE IWM) opened at 138.79 on Thursday. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 52 week low of $114.88 and a 52 week high of $144.25. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $141.22 and a 200 day moving average price of $138.46.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 10th were given a $0.6091 dividend. This is a boost from iShares Russell 2000 Index’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.39. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 6th. This represents a $2.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.76%.

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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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