Traders bought shares of iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:HYG) on weakness during trading on Thursday. $541.95 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $247.55 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $294.40 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF had the highest net in-flow for the day. iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF traded down ($0.02) for the day and closed at $83.52

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 7th. Investors of record on Friday, November 2nd were paid a $0.415 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 1st. This represents a $4.98 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.96%. This is a boost from iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.39.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Interactive Financial Advisors grew its stake in iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF by 4,828.0% in the third quarter. Interactive Financial Advisors now owns 10,201 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $882,000 after purchasing an additional 9,994 shares in the last quarter. Leonetti & Associates LLC grew its stake in iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF by 3.7% in the third quarter. Leonetti & Associates LLC now owns 151,833 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $13,124,000 after purchasing an additional 5,474 shares in the last quarter. Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC grew its stake in iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF by 8,153.5% in the third quarter. Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC now owns 39,369 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,403,000 after purchasing an additional 38,892 shares in the last quarter. Vectors Research Management LLC bought a new position in iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF in the third quarter worth approximately $4,709,000. Finally, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC grew its stake in iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF by 7,526.8% in the third quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC now owns 91,674 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $7,894,000 after purchasing an additional 90,472 shares in the last quarter.

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About iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:HYG)

iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index (the Index), which is a rules-based index consisting of liquid the United States dollar-denominated, high yield corporate bonds for sale in the United States, as determined by the index provider.

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