Marquette Asset Management LLC lowered its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSEARCA:IWM) by 4.5% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 39,724 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,891 shares during the period. iShares Russell 2000 Index comprises about 2.2% of Marquette Asset Management LLC’s portfolio, making the stock its 9th largest holding. Marquette Asset Management LLC’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $6,056,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the stock. Koch Industries Inc. raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 32,654.1% during the 2nd quarter. Koch Industries Inc. now owns 23,306,528 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $23,142,000 after purchasing an additional 23,235,372 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 2.9% in the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,106,605 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $578,703,000 after acquiring an additional 116,110 shares during the period. Allianz Asset Management GmbH increased its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 4.7% in the 3rd quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 2,167,719 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $321,212,000 after acquiring an additional 97,021 shares during the period. Quantitative Investment Management LLC increased its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 119.2% in the 2nd quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC now owns 1,983,500 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $279,514,000 after acquiring an additional 1,078,800 shares during the period. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC increased its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 34.9% in the 3rd quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 1,707,230 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $252,977,000 after acquiring an additional 442,105 shares during the period.

Shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) traded down $0.12 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $154.70. The stock had a trading volume of 16,569,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 18,573,967. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a one year low of $132.40 and a one year high of $155.50. The firm has a market cap of $42,200.00 and a PE ratio of 38.68.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 22nd were given a dividend of $0.5793 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, December 21st. This is a boost from iShares Russell 2000 Index’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. This represents a $2.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.50%. iShares Russell 2000 Index’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 48.00%.

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iShares Russell 2000 Index 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 Index (NYSEARCA:IWM)

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