Partnervest Advisory Services LLC increased its position in shares of iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd (NYSE:PFF) by 16.2% during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 38,622 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,393 shares during the period. Partnervest Advisory Services LLC’s holdings in iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd were worth $1,512,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. raised its stake in shares of iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd by 31.9% in the second quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Advisory Inc. now owns 13,482 shares of the company’s stock worth $528,000 after buying an additional 3,257 shares during the last quarter. Blue Sky Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd by 1.0% in the second quarter. Blue Sky Asset Management LLC now owns 7,335 shares of the company’s stock worth $287,000 after buying an additional 72 shares during the last quarter. Rockland Trust Co. raised its stake in shares of iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd by 39.3% in the second quarter. Rockland Trust Co. now owns 26,770 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,049,000 after buying an additional 7,558 shares during the last quarter. Guidant Wealth Advisors raised its stake in shares of iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd by 2.1% in the second quarter. Guidant Wealth Advisors now owns 87,677 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,424,000 after buying an additional 1,764 shares during the last quarter. Finally, HL Financial Services LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd by 39.7% in the second quarter. HL Financial Services LLC now owns 50,566 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,981,000 after buying an additional 14,363 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd (PFF) opened at 38.97 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $39.13 and its 200-day moving average is $38.75. iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd has a 52 week low of $36.70 and a 52 week high of $40.30.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd were issued a dividend of $0.1768 per share. This represents a $2.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 1st.

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iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd Company Profile

iShares U.S. Preferred Stock ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results, which correspond to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index (the Underlying Index). The Underlying Index measures the performance of a select group of preferred stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NYSE Arca, Inc (NYSE Arca), NYSE Amex, NASDAQ Global Select Market, NASDAQ Select Market or NASDAQ Capital Market.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares S&P US Pref Stock Idx Fnd (NYSE:PFF)

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