Private Advisor Group LLC boosted its position in iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) by 6.4% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 254,752 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 15,230 shares during the period. iShares Russell 2000 ETF makes up about 0.8% of Private Advisor Group LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 18th biggest position. Private Advisor Group LLC’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF were worth $39,014,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 13.6% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 9,552,137 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,462,335,000 after acquiring an additional 1,145,754 shares during the period. Jones Financial Companies Lllp lifted its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 2.4% in the first quarter. Jones Financial Companies Lllp now owns 6,027,108 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $922,690,000 after acquiring an additional 140,249 shares during the period. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 1.2% in the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,221,862 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $646,326,000 after acquiring an additional 52,112 shares during the period. Rafferty Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 35.3% in the fourth quarter. Rafferty Asset Management LLC now owns 3,232,683 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $432,856,000 after acquiring an additional 843,952 shares during the period. Finally, Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 24.2% in the fourth quarter. Catalyst Capital Advisors LLC now owns 2,654,790 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $355,476,000 after acquiring an additional 516,575 shares during the period.

Shares of NYSEARCA:IWM traded down $0.50 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $150.80. 623,579 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 20,907,096. iShares Russell 2000 ETF has a twelve month low of $125.81 and a twelve month high of $173.39.

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iShares Russell 2000 ETF 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 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM)

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