The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company grew its holdings in shares of iShares Trust (BATS:HEFA) by 82.6% in the 4th quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 8,768 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,965 shares during the quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company ‘s holdings in iShares Trust were worth $260,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in shares of iShares Trust by 0.4% during the 4th quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 6,530,167 shares of the company’s stock valued at $193,848,000 after purchasing an additional 27,215 shares during the last quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC increased its position in shares of iShares Trust by 39.1% during the 4th quarter. Park Avenue Securities LLC now owns 1,858,982 shares of the company’s stock valued at $55,360,000 after purchasing an additional 522,398 shares during the last quarter. Private Vista LLC increased its position in shares of iShares Trust by 10.1% during the 4th quarter. Private Vista LLC now owns 1,820,031 shares of the company’s stock valued at $54,027,000 after purchasing an additional 166,670 shares during the last quarter. First Hawaiian Bank increased its position in shares of iShares Trust by 16.8% during the 4th quarter. First Hawaiian Bank now owns 1,289,385 shares of the company’s stock valued at $38,275,000 after purchasing an additional 185,810 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Syntal Capital Partners LLC increased its position in shares of iShares Trust by 1.4% during the 4th quarter. Syntal Capital Partners LLC now owns 1,141,787 shares of the company’s stock valued at $34,247,000 after purchasing an additional 15,918 shares during the last quarter.

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Shares of iShares Trust stock opened at $28.66 on Thursday. iShares Trust has a 52-week low of $26.88 and a 52-week high of $30.88.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Trust (BATS:HEFA)

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