NextCapital Advisers Inc. grew its holdings in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:IJR) by 25.7% in the 3rd quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 1,463,561 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 298,797 shares during the quarter. iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF accounts for about 7.1% of NextCapital Advisers Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 4th biggest holding. NextCapital Advisers Inc.’s holdings in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF were worth $113,850,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of IJR. Buckingham Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF by 12.3% in the 1st quarter. Buckingham Capital Management Inc. now owns 64,682 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,990,000 after purchasing an additional 7,085 shares in the last quarter. Meridian Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $55,000. Kynikos Associates LP increased its stake in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF by 80.5% in the 1st quarter. Kynikos Associates LP now owns 192,682 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $14,865,000 after purchasing an additional 85,911 shares in the last quarter. Sepio Capital LLC purchased a new position in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $5,942,000. Finally, Thomasville National Bank increased its stake in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF by 2.5% in the 2nd quarter. Thomasville National Bank now owns 17,425 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,364,000 after purchasing an additional 420 shares in the last quarter.

NYSEARCA IJR traded up $0.74 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $78.43. The stock had a trading volume of 21,857 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,420,637. iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF has a 52-week low of $65.04 and a 52-week high of $81.79. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $77.34 and a 200 day simple moving average of $77.42.

The company also recently disclosed a — dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 25th were paid a $0.2854 dividend. This represents a yield of 1.4%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, September 24th.

About iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF

iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF, formerly iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index Fund, seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of publicly traded securities in the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:IJR)

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