SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its stake in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE:LQD) by 36.9% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 351,441 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 94,704 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd were worth $42,352,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Weatherly Asset Management L. P. boosted its stake in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 1.4% in the second quarter. Weatherly Asset Management L. P. now owns 2,537 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $306,000 after buying an additional 34 shares in the last quarter. Smith Salley & Associates boosted its stake in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 1.3% in the second quarter. Smith Salley & Associates now owns 9,948 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,199,000 after buying an additional 124 shares in the last quarter. IFP Advisors Inc boosted its stake in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 0.4% in the second quarter. IFP Advisors Inc now owns 51,119 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $6,160,000 after buying an additional 207 shares in the last quarter. Cadinha & Co. LLC boosted its stake in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 9.1% in the second quarter. Cadinha & Co. LLC now owns 2,518 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $303,000 after buying an additional 210 shares in the last quarter. Finally, UMB Bank N A MO boosted its stake in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 0.8% in the second quarter. UMB Bank N A MO now owns 27,017 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,256,000 after buying an additional 218 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (LQD) opened at 120.19 on Tuesday. iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd has a 1-year low of $115.55 and a 1-year high of $124.45. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $120.68 and a 200 day moving average of $119.06.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd were given a $0.3179 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, August 1st. This represents a $3.81 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.17%.

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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.

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

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