LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA acquired a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSEARCA:IWM) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor acquired 10,877 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $1,768,000. iShares Russell 2000 Index accounts for about 1.7% of LFA Lugano Financial Advisors SA’s holdings, making the stock its 20th largest holding.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Morgan Stanley boosted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 34.0% during the 2nd quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 18,717,811 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,065,416,000 after buying an additional 4,747,778 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 6.7% during the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 9,510,582 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,443,993,000 after buying an additional 599,575 shares during the period. Senator Investment Group LP bought a new stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index during the 2nd quarter worth $1,392,045,000. Jones Financial Companies Lllp boosted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 6.1% during the 1st quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp now owns 6,982,569 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,060,164,000 after buying an additional 399,589 shares during the period. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 0.6% during the 1st quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,210,276 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $639,247,000 after buying an additional 24,676 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA IWM traded up $0.03 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $153.60. 53,387,672 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 21,685,932. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a one year low of $142.50 and a one year high of $173.39.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, September 27th were paid a dividend of $0.4504 per share. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 26th.

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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