Gerber Kawasaki Wealth & Investment Management grew its holdings in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (BATS:NEAR) by 13.8% in the 1st quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund owned 47,715 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,778 shares during the quarter. Gerber Kawasaki Wealth & Investment Management’s holdings in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF were worth $2,397,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Bank of America Corp DE grew its stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 62.1% in the fourth quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 10,218,938 shares of the company’s stock worth $509,414,000 after acquiring an additional 3,915,546 shares in the last quarter. Morgan Stanley grew its stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 22.9% in the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 6,428,697 shares of the company’s stock worth $322,625,000 after acquiring an additional 1,195,736 shares in the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC grew its stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 23.3% in the fourth quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 4,495,545 shares of the company’s stock worth $224,103,000 after acquiring an additional 848,321 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 16.5% in the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,628,757 shares of the company’s stock worth $180,894,000 after acquiring an additional 512,820 shares in the last quarter. Finally, CWM LLC grew its stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 39.8% in the fourth quarter. CWM LLC now owns 3,051,940 shares of the company’s stock worth $152,139,000 after acquiring an additional 869,237 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of BATS:NEAR traded up $0.01 during trading on Thursday, hitting $50.23. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 108,669 shares. iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF has a fifty-two week low of $50.10 and a fifty-two week high of $50.30.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, May 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 2nd were paid a $0.119 dividend. This is an increase from iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.12. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, May 1st. This represents a $1.43 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.84%.

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