Short Interest in iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ:SHV) Grows By 25.3%


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iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ:SHV) was the recipient of a significant increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 475,100 shares, an increase of 25.3% from the March 31st total of 379,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,035,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.2 days.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. grew its position in iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF by 10,694.9% in the fourth quarter. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. now owns 12,990,111 shares of the company’s stock worth $431,000 after acquiring an additional 12,869,775 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF by 17.0% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,550,570 shares of the company’s stock valued at $613,505,000 after purchasing an additional 804,996 shares during the period. Peavine Capital LLC grew its holdings in shares of iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF by 41.9% in the fourth quarter. Peavine Capital LLC now owns 2,204,571 shares of the company’s stock worth $243,671,000 after purchasing an additional 650,970 shares during the last quarter. 3EDGE Asset Management LP increased its stake in shares of iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF by 88.4% in the first quarter. 3EDGE Asset Management LP now owns 1,264,881 shares of the company’s stock worth $139,782,000 after buying an additional 593,620 shares during the period. Finally, LPL Financial LLC raised its holdings in iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF by 64.1% during the 4th quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 872,350 shares of the company’s stock valued at $96,421,000 after buying an additional 340,695 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of SHV stock traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $110.52. The stock had a trading volume of 1,327,795 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,071,497. iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF has a 12 month low of $110.14 and a 12 month high of $110.82. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $110.52 and its 200 day simple moving average is $110.53.

iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF Company Profile

iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. Short Treasury Bond Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of public obligations of the United States Treasury that have a remaining maturity of between 1 and 12 months.

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