Investors sold shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:IYR) on strength during trading hours on Friday. $49.94 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $203.99 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $154.05 million out of the stock. Of all companies tracked, iShares US Real Estate ETF had the highest net out-flow for the day. iShares US Real Estate ETF traded up $0.08 for the day and closed at $79.29

The firm has a market capitalization of $3,850.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.76.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, December 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 20th were issued a $0.8703 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 19th. This represents a $3.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.39%. This is a positive change from iShares US Real Estate ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.68. iShares US Real Estate ETF’s payout ratio is currently 33.37%.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of IYR. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF by 548.0% in the 3rd quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 657,270 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $52,443,000 after purchasing an additional 555,837 shares in the last quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at about $30,184,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. raised its stake in shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF by 1,060.5% in the 3rd quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 214,613 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $17,143,000 after purchasing an additional 196,120 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF by 66.6% in the 3rd quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 381,968 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $30,511,000 after purchasing an additional 152,708 shares in the last quarter. Finally, High Falls Advisors Inc raised its stake in shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF by 1,180.0% in the 2nd quarter. High Falls Advisors Inc now owns 154,019 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock valued at $12,286,000 after purchasing an additional 141,986 shares in the last quarter.

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About iShares US Real Estate ETF

iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF, formerly iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund (the Fund), is a non-diversified fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of the real estate sector of the United States equity market, and includes companies in the industry groups, such as real estate holding and development and real estate investment trusts (REITs).

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