KEMPER Corp held its position in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE:LQD) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 75,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock at the close of the second quarter. iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd accounts for approximately 4.4% of KEMPER Corp’s portfolio, making the stock its 8th biggest holding. KEMPER Corp’s holdings in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd were worth $9,038,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC boosted its stake in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 81.6% in the 2nd quarter. Patriot Financial Group Insurance Agency LLC now owns 937 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $112,000 after purchasing an additional 421 shares during the period. Captrust Financial Advisors purchased a new stake in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $131,000. Forward Management LLC purchased a new stake in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $137,000. Sandy Spring Bank grew its holdings in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 49.9% during the 2nd quarter. Sandy Spring Bank now owns 1,352 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $163,000 after buying an additional 450 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Portfolio Strategies Inc purchased a new stake in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd during the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $184,000.

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Shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE:LQD) traded down 0.16% during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $121.09. 1,649,234 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd has a one year low of $115.55 and a one year high of $122.77. The company’s 50-day moving average is $121.03 and its 200-day moving average is $120.02.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 6th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 3rd will be given a $0.3228 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $3.87 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.19%. This is an increase from iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd’s previous monthly dividend of $0.32.

About iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd

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

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE:LQD)

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