Rockland Trust Co. increased its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSEARCA:IWM) by 44.4% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 4,124 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,269 shares during the quarter. Rockland Trust Co.’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $629,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Edge Wealth Management LLC raised its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 1,138.2% in the 3rd quarter. Edge Wealth Management LLC now owns 681 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $101,000 after purchasing an additional 626 shares during the period. LeJeune Puetz Investment Counsel LLC bought a new stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index in the 3rd quarter worth $104,000. Tiedemann Wealth Management LLC grew its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 33.3% in the 3rd quarter. Tiedemann Wealth Management LLC now owns 14,757 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $115,000 after acquiring an additional 3,685 shares during the last quarter. FNY Managed Accounts LLC bought a new stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index in the 3rd quarter worth $118,000. Finally, Heritage Trust Co grew its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 59.9% in the 3rd quarter. Heritage Trust Co now owns 1,001 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $148,000 after acquiring an additional 375 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) opened at $157.50 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $42,850.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 39.38. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a twelve month low of $132.40 and a twelve month high of $157.66.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 22nd were issued a $0.5793 dividend. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.47%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 21st. This is a positive change from iShares Russell 2000 Index’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. iShares Russell 2000 Index’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 48.00%.

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iShares Russell 2000 Index Profile

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 (NYSEARCA:IWM)

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