Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) by 3.2% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 119,658 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,659 shares during the period. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co.’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $16,862,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of IWM. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index during the second quarter valued at about $214,000. Investment Partners Ltd. OH ADV grew its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 1.3% during the second quarter. Investment Partners Ltd. OH ADV now owns 6,964 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $981,000 after acquiring an additional 90 shares during the period. Greenleaf Trust grew its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 2,302.2% during the second quarter. Greenleaf Trust now owns 38,748 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,460,000 after acquiring an additional 37,135 shares during the period. Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA grew its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 10.9% during the second quarter. Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA now owns 8,295 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,169,000 after acquiring an additional 816 shares during the period. Finally, Cue Financial Group Inc. grew its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 4.3% during the second quarter. Cue Financial Group Inc. now owns 4,841 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $682,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the period.

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iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) traded up 0.98% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $140.58. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 6,460,571 shares. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 12 month low of $114.88 and a 12 month high of $144.25. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $138.94 and its 200-day moving average price is $138.56.

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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