First Wilshire Securities Management Inc. trimmed its position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (BATS:NEAR) by 38.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 26,486 shares of the company’s stock after selling 16,700 shares during the period. First Wilshire Securities Management Inc.’s holdings in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF were worth $1,329,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in NEAR. We Are One Seven LLC lifted its holdings in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 375.4% in the 1st quarter. We Are One Seven LLC now owns 2,106 shares of the company’s stock valued at $106,000 after purchasing an additional 1,663 shares in the last quarter. Virtue Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF in the 4th quarter valued at about $126,000. Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC purchased a new position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF in the 4th quarter valued at about $136,000. Icon Wealth Partners LLC purchased a new position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF in the 4th quarter valued at about $152,000. Finally, G&S Capital LLC purchased a new position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF in the 4th quarter valued at about $155,000.

iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF opened at $50.11 on Thursday, MarketBeat.com reports. iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF has a 12-month low of $50.10 and a 12-month high of $50.30.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 4th were paid a dividend of $0.0934 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, June 1st. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.24%. This is an increase from iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.09.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (BATS:NEAR)

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