Montecito Bank & Trust increased its stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (BATS:NEAR) by 55.2% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 65,689 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 23,373 shares during the period. iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF accounts for about 1.1% of Montecito Bank & Trust’s holdings, making the stock its 20th biggest position. Montecito Bank & Trust’s holdings in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF were worth $3,274,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Several other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Foster & Motley Inc. raised its holdings in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 4.9% in the 4th quarter. Foster & Motley Inc. now owns 12,864 shares of the company’s stock valued at $641,000 after acquiring an additional 600 shares during the last quarter. Legacy Financial Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF during the 4th quarter valued at $35,000. Private Capital Group LLC grew its stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 4.3% during the 4th quarter. Private Capital Group LLC now owns 22,556 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,124,000 after buying an additional 925 shares during the period. Staley Capital Advisers Inc. grew its stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 0.3% during the 3rd quarter. Staley Capital Advisers Inc. now owns 332,300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,676,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Finally, Astor Investment Management LLC grew its stake in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 13.7% during the 3rd quarter. Astor Investment Management LLC now owns 9,745 shares of the company’s stock valued at $489,000 after buying an additional 1,171 shares during the period.

Shares of BATS NEAR opened at $50.08 on Monday. iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF has a 52-week low of $50.10 and a 52-week high of $50.30.

The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 7th. Stockholders of record on Monday, February 4th were paid a dividend of $0.1111 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, February 1st. This is a boost from iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.09. This represents a $1.33 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.66%.

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