Dfpg Investments Inc. lifted its position in iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IVW) by 24.4% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 2,134 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 418 shares during the quarter. Dfpg Investments Inc.’s holdings in iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF were worth $373,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Family Firm Inc. lifted its position in iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF by 0.5% during the 4th quarter. Family Firm Inc. now owns 15,341 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,311,000 after acquiring an additional 69 shares during the period. Fort Point Capital Partners LLC lifted its holdings in shares of iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF by 4.4% in the 4th quarter. Fort Point Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,651 shares of the company’s stock valued at $249,000 after buying an additional 69 shares during the period. Parsec Financial Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF by 2.1% in the 4th quarter. Parsec Financial Management Inc. now owns 3,484 shares of the company’s stock valued at $525,000 after buying an additional 73 shares during the period. Boenning & Scattergood Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF by 3.2% in the 4th quarter. Boenning & Scattergood Inc. now owns 2,482 shares of the company’s stock valued at $374,000 after buying an additional 76 shares during the period. Finally, Courage Miller Partners LLC lifted its holdings in shares of iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF by 2.4% in the 4th quarter. Courage Miller Partners LLC now owns 3,694 shares of the company’s stock valued at $556,000 after buying an additional 88 shares during the period.

Shares of IVW traded up $0.23 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $174.91. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 13,508 shares, compared to its average volume of 842,078. iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF has a 1-year low of $140.49 and a 1-year high of $178.61.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 21st were issued a $0.5871 dividend. This is a boost from iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.51. This represents a $2.35 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 20th.

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iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF Profile

iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF, formerly iShares S&P 500 Growth Index Fund (the Growth Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P 500/Citigroup Growth Index (the Growth Index). The Growth Index measures the performance of the large-capitalization growth sector of the United States equity market.

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