Employees Retirement System of Texas grew its position in iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (NYSE:HYG) by 7.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 2,900,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 200,000 shares during the period. iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond makes up 3.5% of Employees Retirement System of Texas’ holdings, making the stock its largest position. Employees Retirement System of Texas’ holdings in iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond were worth $256,331,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Alken Asset Management Ltd. acquired a new position in shares of iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond in the second quarter valued at about $126,000. Capital Advisors Ltd. LLC increased its holdings in shares of iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond by 5.2% in the second quarter. Capital Advisors Ltd. LLC now owns 1,727 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $153,000 after purchasing an additional 85 shares during the period. Forward Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond in the second quarter valued at about $191,000. Usca Ria LLC increased its holdings in shares of iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond by 6.1% in the second quarter. Usca Ria LLC now owns 2,456 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $217,000 after purchasing an additional 141 shares during the period. Finally, Summit Financial Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond in the second quarter valued at about $231,000.

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Shares of iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (HYG) traded up 0.15% on Friday, hitting $88.76. The stock had a trading volume of 8,906,904 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $88.08 and a 200-day moving average price of $87.93. iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond has a 12-month low of $83.24 and a 12-month high of $89.04.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 6th were given a $0.3703 dividend. This represents a $4.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 1st. This is a boost from iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond’s previous monthly dividend of $0.37.

iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond Company Profile

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index (the Index), which is a rules-based index consisting of liquid the United States dollar-denominated, high yield corporate bonds for sale in the United States, as determined by the index provider.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares iBoxx $ High Yid Corp Bond (NYSE:HYG)

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