Blair William & Co. IL reduced its position in shares of iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF (NYSE:EMB) by 7.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 20,028 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 1,689 shares during the period. Blair William & Co. IL’s holdings in iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF were worth $2,290,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its position in shares of iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF by 10.8% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 194,493 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $22,242,000 after buying an additional 18,922 shares during the period. SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its position in shares of iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF by 255.3% in the second quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 144,563 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $16,532,000 after buying an additional 103,877 shares during the period. Park Avenue Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF during the second quarter worth about $14,172,000. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC boosted its position in shares of iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF by 20.3% in the second quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 98,983 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $11,320,000 after buying an additional 16,715 shares during the period. Finally, Country Trust Bank boosted its position in shares of iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF by 2.9% in the second quarter. Country Trust Bank now owns 60,015 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $6,863,000 after buying an additional 1,701 shares during the period.

iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF (NYSE EMB) opened at 116.38 on Friday. The company has a 50-day moving average of $115.02 and a 200-day moving average of $114.37. iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF has a 52 week low of $107.74 and a 52 week high of $118.14. iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF also was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Wednesday. Stock traders bought 20,208 put options on the stock. This is an increase of approximately 1,977% compared to the average volume of 973 put options.

The business also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd were issued a $0.4536 dividend. This represents a $5.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 1st. This is an increase from iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.44.

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iShares JPMorgan USD Emer Mkt Bnd Fd ETF Company Profile

iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF, formerly iShares JPMorgan USD Emerging Markets Bond Fund (the Fund), is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the JPMorgan EMBI Global Core Index (the Index). The Index is a diverse United States dollar-denominated emerging markets debt benchmark, which tracks the total return of actively traded external debt instruments in emerging market countries.

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