Covington Capital Management lessened its holdings in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWF) by 1.5% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 5,295 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 79 shares during the period. Covington Capital Management’s holdings in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF were worth $931,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. FineMark National Bank & Trust increased its holdings in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF by 0.4% during the fourth quarter. FineMark National Bank & Trust now owns 12,351 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,173,000 after buying an additional 54 shares during the period. Evanson Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF by 0.4% during the fourth quarter. Evanson Asset Management LLC now owns 15,471 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,722,000 after purchasing an additional 56 shares in the last quarter. Koshinski Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF by 4.9% during the fourth quarter. Koshinski Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,466 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $258,000 after acquiring an additional 68 shares during the last quarter. Eldridge Investment Advisors Inc. boosted its position in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF by 3.8% during the fourth quarter. Eldridge Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 1,919 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $338,000 after acquiring an additional 70 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Biltmore Family Office LLC boosted its position in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF by 1.1% during the fourth quarter. Biltmore Family Office LLC now owns 6,579 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,157,000 after acquiring an additional 72 shares during the last quarter.

IWF opened at $144.32 on Thursday. iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF has a twelve month low of $128.23 and a twelve month high of $192.75. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $170.47 and its 200 day moving average price is $169.73.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, March 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, March 26th will be given a dividend of $0.4254 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 25th. This represents a $1.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.18%.

iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF Company Profile

iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment returns that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 1000 Growth Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of equity securities of Russell 1000 index issuers with relatively higher price-to-book ratios and higher forecasted growth.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWF)

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