MPS Loria Financial Planners LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm purchased 97,331 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $13,373,000. iShares Russell 2000 Index accounts for approximately 9.0% of MPS Loria Financial Planners LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 2nd largest position.

A number of other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Koch Industries Inc. lifted its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 32,654.1% during the second quarter. Koch Industries Inc. now owns 23,306,528 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $23,142,000 after acquiring an additional 23,235,372 shares during the last quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC lifted its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 111.4% during the second quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 1,265,125 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $178,281,000 after acquiring an additional 12,323,294 shares during the last quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC lifted its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 13,454.5% during the second quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 2,345,613 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $16,645,000 after acquiring an additional 2,328,308 shares during the last quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. lifted its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 114.2% during the second quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. now owns 157,508 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $22,112,000 after acquiring an additional 1,268,270 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Quantitative Investment Management LLC lifted its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 119.2% during the second quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC now owns 1,983,500 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $279,514,000 after acquiring an additional 1,078,800 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE IWM) traded up 0.11% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $149.41. 5,329,631 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 12 month low of $114.88 and a 12 month high of $150.68. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $144.37 and a 200 day moving average price of $140.27.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 27th were given 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.

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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.

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

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