Congress Wealth Management LLC DE Acquires 16,750 Shares of iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (BATS:GOVT)

Congress Wealth Management LLC DE lifted its holdings in shares of iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (BATS:GOVTFree Report) by 8.1% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 222,360 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 16,750 shares during the period. Congress Wealth Management LLC DE’s holdings in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF were worth $5,123,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in GOVT. Salem Investment Counselors Inc. boosted its holdings in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF by 41.5% during the 4th quarter. Salem Investment Counselors Inc. now owns 2,213 shares of the company’s stock worth $51,000 after acquiring an additional 649 shares during the last quarter. Mayflower Financial Advisors LLC boosted its holdings in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF by 2.5% during the fourth quarter. Mayflower Financial Advisors LLC now owns 29,566 shares of the company’s stock worth $681,000 after purchasing an additional 721 shares during the last quarter. M&T Bank Corp grew its position in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF by 5.0% in the 3rd quarter. M&T Bank Corp now owns 15,519 shares of the company’s stock worth $342,000 after purchasing an additional 740 shares in the last quarter. Archer Investment Corp increased its stake in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF by 75.5% in the 3rd quarter. Archer Investment Corp now owns 1,815 shares of the company’s stock valued at $40,000 after buying an additional 781 shares during the last quarter. Finally, WCG Wealth Advisors LLC increased its stake in iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF by 0.6% in the 3rd quarter. WCG Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 158,934 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,503,000 after buying an additional 877 shares during the last quarter.

iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF Stock Up 0.1 %

Shares of BATS GOVT traded up $0.02 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $22.43. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 3,249,366 shares. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $22.40 and a 200 day moving average price of $22.58.

iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF Increases Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 5th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, April 2nd were given a $0.0583 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, April 1st. This is a boost from iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF’s previous dividend of $0.05.

About iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF

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The iShares U.S. Treasury Bond ETF (GOVT) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the ICE U.S. Treasury Core Bond index. The fund tracks a market-weighted index of fixed-rate nonconvertible U.S. Treasury securities with a remaining maturity of one year or more. GOVT was launched on Feb 14, 2012 and is managed by BlackRock.

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