Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. grew its holdings in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (BATS:NEAR) by 180.4% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 63,002 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 40,534 shares during the quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc.’s holdings in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF were worth $3,162,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also modified their holdings of the company. Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC lifted its position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 4.2% during the 2nd quarter. Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC now owns 28,895 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,449,000 after buying an additional 1,175 shares in the last quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 40.9% in the 2nd quarter. Baird Financial Group Inc. now owns 134,319 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,739,000 after purchasing an additional 39,017 shares during the period. Securian Asset Management Inc raised its holdings in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 20.2% in the 3rd quarter. Securian Asset Management Inc now owns 553,150 shares of the company’s stock valued at $27,760,000 after purchasing an additional 93,050 shares during the period. Sawtooth Solutions LLC bought a new stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at about $288,000. Finally, Stewardship Financial Advisors LLC bought a new stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF in the 2nd quarter valued at about $6,479,000.

Shares of NEAR stock opened at $50.05 on Wednesday. iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF has a 52-week low of $50.10 and a 52-week high of $50.30.

The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 2nd were issued a $0.1095 dividend. This represents a $1.31 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.63%. This is a boost from iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.10. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 1st.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (BATS:NEAR)

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