Prudential PLC grew its stake in iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:LQD) by 14.0% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 27,425 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,366 shares during the quarter. Prudential PLC’s holdings in iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF were worth $3,094,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. grew its position in shares of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 7,128,600.9% in the 4th quarter. Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. now owns 8,126,719 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $916,856,000 after purchasing an additional 8,126,605 shares during the period. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board grew its position in shares of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 444.8% in the 4th quarter. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 4,828,300 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $544,683,000 after purchasing an additional 3,942,000 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its position in shares of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 1,271.5% in the 4th quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 1,184,125 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $133,593,000 after purchasing an additional 1,097,786 shares during the period. United Services Automobile Association acquired a new position in shares of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $48,814,000. Finally, Toronto Dominion Bank acquired a new position in shares of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $42,308,000.

Shares of LQD opened at $116.86 on Friday. iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF has a 52-week low of $111.25 and a 52-week high of $117.47.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 7th. Investors of record on Monday, March 4th were given a $0.3584 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, March 1st. This is a positive change from iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.35. This represents a $4.30 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.68%.

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iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF Profile

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 $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:LQD)

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