Wedbush Securities Inc. lifted its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) by 25.4% during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The institutional investor owned 9,712 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,967 shares during the period. Wedbush Securities Inc.’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF were worth $1,637,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Morgan Stanley raised its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 34.0% in the second quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 18,717,811 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,065,416,000 after buying an additional 4,747,778 shares during the period. Senator Investment Group LP purchased a new stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF in the second quarter worth approximately $1,392,045,000. Schroder Investment Management Group increased its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 1,591.8% during the 2nd quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 3,447,968 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $76,744,000 after purchasing an additional 3,244,164 shares during the period. Natixis increased its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 22.2% during the 2nd quarter. Natixis now owns 3,306,353 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $539,527,000 after purchasing an additional 601,290 shares during the period. Finally, Personal Capital Advisors Corp increased its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 6.1% during the 3rd quarter. Personal Capital Advisors Corp now owns 2,509,187 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $422,923,000 after purchasing an additional 144,291 shares during the period.

IWM opened at $145.20 on Thursday. iShares Russell 2000 ETF has a 52 week low of $142.50 and a 52 week high of $173.39.

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iShares Russell 2000 ETF Company Profile

iShares Russell 2000 ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 2000 Index (the Index). The Index is a float-adjusted capitalization weighted index that measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market and includes securities issued by the approximately 2,000 smallest issuers in the Russell 3000 Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM)

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