Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC boosted its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) by 9.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 30,383 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 2,614 shares during the period. Sequoia Financial Advisors LLC’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $4,282,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of IWM. Capital Analysts LLC boosted its stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 19.0% in the second quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 734 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $103,000 after buying an additional 117 shares during the last quarter. Grove Bank & Trust boosted its stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 19.6% in the second quarter. Grove Bank & Trust now owns 762 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 125 shares during the last quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. boosted its stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 388.9% in the second quarter. Barnett & Company Inc. now owns 880 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. boosted its stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 64.9% in the second quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 930 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $131,000 after buying an additional 366 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BDO Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index during the second quarter worth approximately $137,000.

Shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) opened at 140.52 on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $139.48 and its 200-day moving average price is $138.58. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 1-year low of $114.88 and a 1-year high of $144.25. iShares Russell 2000 Index also saw some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders bought 624,570 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 159% compared to the typical daily volume of 240,887 put options.

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About iShares Russell 2000 Index

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 (NYSE:IWM)

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