Koch Industries Inc. boosted its stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) by 32,654.1% in the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 23,306,528 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 23,235,372 shares during the quarter. iShares Russell 2000 Index makes up 6.3% of Koch Industries Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 3rd largest holding. Koch Industries Inc.’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $23,142,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in IWM. SG Americas Securities LLC raised its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 111.4% in the 2nd quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 1,265,125 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $178,281,000 after buying an additional 12,323,294 shares during the last quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC raised its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 13,454.5% in the 2nd quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 2,345,613 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $16,645,000 after buying an additional 2,328,308 shares during the last quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. raised its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 114.2% in the 2nd quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. now owns 157,508 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $22,112,000 after buying an additional 1,268,270 shares during the last quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC raised its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 119.2% in the 2nd quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC now owns 1,983,500 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $279,514,000 after buying an additional 1,078,800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Private Vista LLC raised its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 12,312.7% in the 2nd quarter. Private Vista LLC now owns 1,027,399 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $175,000 after buying an additional 1,019,122 shares during the last quarter.

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iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) traded up 0.04% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $149.70. The company had a trading volume of 6,261,996 shares. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 12-month low of $114.88 and a 12-month high of $150.68. The company has a 50-day moving average of $143.79 and a 200-day moving average of $140.10.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 27th were issued a dividend of $0.3485 per share. This represents a $1.39 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 26th.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM)

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