First Allied Advisory Services Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of iShares Dow Jones US Technology (NYSEARCA:IYW) by 7.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 11,254 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 827 shares during the period. First Allied Advisory Services Inc.’s holdings in iShares Dow Jones US Technology were worth $1,573,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Stifel Financial Corp lifted its position in iShares Dow Jones US Technology by 43.1% during the 2nd quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 147,605 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $20,637,000 after acquiring an additional 44,449 shares during the period. Veritable L.P. lifted its position in iShares Dow Jones US Technology by 5.3% during the 2nd quarter. Veritable L.P. now owns 14,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,956,000 after acquiring an additional 700 shares during the period. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC purchased a new position in iShares Dow Jones US Technology during the 2nd quarter valued at about $970,000. Citadel Advisors LLC lifted its position in iShares Dow Jones US Technology by 129.0% during the 2nd quarter. Citadel Advisors LLC now owns 38,745 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,413,000 after acquiring an additional 21,828 shares during the period. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. lifted its position in iShares Dow Jones US Technology by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 45,394 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,343,000 after acquiring an additional 863 shares during the period.

Shares of iShares Dow Jones US Technology (NYSEARCA IYW) traded up 0.77% on Friday, reaching $149.92. 129,051 shares of the company were exchanged. iShares Dow Jones US Technology has a 52 week low of $114.68 and a 52 week high of $150.51. The company’s 50-day moving average is $147.32 and its 200-day moving average is $141.75.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 27th were issued a dividend of $0.3408 per share. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.91%. This is a boost from iShares Dow Jones US Technology’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 26th.

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iShares Dow Jones US Technology Profile

iShares U.S. Technology ETF, formerly iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Sector Index Fund (the Fund) is a non-diversified fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index (the Index).

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Dow Jones US Technology (NYSEARCA:IYW)

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