New England Asset Management Inc. continued to hold its stake in iShares Trust (NYSEARCA:HDV) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 108,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. iShares Trust comprises about 0.3% of New England Asset Management Inc.’s holdings, making the stock its 10th largest position. New England Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in iShares Trust were worth $8,978,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Carret Asset Management LLC grew its stake in iShares Trust by 0.5% during the 2nd quarter. Carret Asset Management LLC now owns 3,761 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $313,000 after buying an additional 20 shares during the last quarter. Synovus Financial Corp grew its stake in iShares Trust by 1.2% during the 2nd quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 3,345 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $278,000 after buying an additional 41 shares during the last quarter. New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc. grew its stake in iShares Trust by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc. now owns 8,490 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $706,000 after buying an additional 66 shares during the last quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC grew its stake in iShares Trust by 2.0% during the 2nd quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management LLC now owns 3,766 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $313,000 after buying an additional 73 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. grew its stake in iShares Trust by 2.5% during the 2nd quarter. Jackson Grant Investment Advisers Inc. now owns 4,067 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $338,000 after buying an additional 101 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares Trust (HDV) traded down 0.48% on Friday, reaching $86.27. The company had a trading volume of 87,257 shares. The company’s 50-day moving average is $84.96 and its 200 day moving average is $84.17. iShares Trust has a 12 month low of $77.86 and a 12 month high of $86.78.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 27th were issued a dividend of $0.7317 per share. This represents a $2.93 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.38%. This is a boost from iShares Trust’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.72. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 26th.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Trust (NYSEARCA:HDV)

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