Nomura Asset Management Co. Ltd. purchased a new position in iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSEARCA:IWM) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm purchased 2,840 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $421,000.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Lido Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 156.1% in the third quarter. Lido Advisors LLC now owns 17,278 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,578,000 after purchasing an additional 10,531 shares in the last quarter. Impala Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index in the third quarter worth $5,423,000. ARGI Investment Services LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 173.7% in the third quarter. ARGI Investment Services LLC now owns 9,163 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,358,000 after purchasing an additional 5,815 shares in the last quarter. National Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 23.4% in the third quarter. National Asset Management Inc. now owns 14,685 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,178,000 after purchasing an additional 2,783 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Private Advisor Group LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 14.2% in the third quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 149,020 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $22,261,000 after purchasing an additional 18,564 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSEARCA IWM) opened at $154.30 on Tuesday. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 52 week low of $132.40 and a 52 week high of $155.41.

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iShares Russell 2000 Index 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 Index (NYSEARCA:IWM)

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