Cetera Advisors LLC grew its position in iShares Trust (BATS:FLOT) by 15.1% in the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 62,293 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 8,175 shares during the period. Cetera Advisors LLC’s holdings in iShares Trust were worth $3,161,000 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. Sterling Investment Advisors Ltd. boosted its position in iShares Trust by 112.1% during the 4th quarter. Sterling Investment Advisors Ltd. now owns 2,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $102,000 after purchasing an additional 1,057 shares during the period. Exane Derivatives acquired a new position in iShares Trust during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $153,000. First Hawaiian Bank acquired a new position in iShares Trust during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $202,000. Bessemer Group Inc. acquired a new position in iShares Trust during the 4th quarter valued at approximately $244,000. Finally, Thompson Davis & CO. Inc. boosted its position in iShares Trust by 31.5% during the 4th quarter. Thompson Davis & CO. Inc. now owns 5,221 shares of the company’s stock valued at $265,000 after purchasing an additional 1,252 shares during the period.

iShares Trust (FLOT) opened at $50.98 on Wednesday. iShares Trust has a 12-month low of $50.75 and a 12-month high of $51.05.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 7th. Investors of record on Friday, February 2nd were given a dividend of $0.0726 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $0.87 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.71%. This is a positive change from iShares Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Trust (BATS:FLOT)

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