Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. cut its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) by 3.9% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 1,029,070 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 42,193 shares during the period. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc.’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $145,017,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of IWM. Grove Bank & Trust raised 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 worth $107,000 after buying an additional 125 shares in the last quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. raised its position in 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 worth $124,000 after buying an additional 700 shares in the last quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. raised its position in 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 worth $131,000 after buying an additional 366 shares in the last quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC raised its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 14.4% in the second quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC now owns 1,350 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $190,000 after buying an additional 170 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in iShares Russell 2000 Index during the second quarter worth approximately $214,000.

iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) opened at 136.47 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $141.03 and a 200-day moving average of $138.46. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 1-year low of $114.88 and a 1-year high of $144.25. iShares Russell 2000 Index also saw unusually large options trading activity on Thursday. Stock investors acquired 494,667 put options on the company. This is an increase of 190% compared to the typical daily volume of 170,608 put options.

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About iShares Russell 2000 Index

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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