Occidental Asset Management LLC grew its position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (BATS:NEAR) by 5.2% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 210,846 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 10,337 shares during the quarter. iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF makes up approximately 4.3% of Occidental Asset Management LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 4th largest position. Occidental Asset Management LLC’s holdings in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF were worth $10,595,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of NEAR. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC boosted its position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 5.2% during the 3rd quarter. Cetera Advisor Networks LLC now owns 101,756 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,126,000 after purchasing an additional 5,021 shares during the period. Merit Financial Group LLC acquired a new position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF during the 3rd quarter worth $350,000. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,899,767 shares of the company’s stock worth $246,605,000 after acquiring an additional 15,214 shares during the period. Vectors Research Management LLC acquired a new position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF during the 3rd quarter worth $34,000. Finally, Stifel Financial Corp boosted its position in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 27.2% during the 3rd quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 160,172 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,102,000 after acquiring an additional 34,232 shares during the period.

Shares of NEAR stock opened at $50.31 on Thursday. iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF has a 1 year low of $50.10 and a 1 year high of $50.30. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $50.27 and a two-hundred day moving average of $50.29.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 26th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 20th were given a dividend of $0.1031 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 19th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.46%.

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

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