Simplex Trading LLC Reduces Position in iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM)

Simplex Trading LLC lessened its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) by 77.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 118,086 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 401,139 shares during the quarter. iShares Russell 2000 ETF comprises 0.1% of Simplex Trading LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 21st biggest holding. Simplex Trading LLC’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF were worth $18,077,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Signet Investment Advisory Group Inc. purchased a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $27,000. Westside Investment Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF in the fourth quarter worth $27,000. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 187.5% in the fourth quarter. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC now owns 230 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $31,000 after acquiring an additional 150 shares during the last quarter. Pacific Center for Financial Services acquired a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF in the fourth quarter worth $33,000. Finally, Truvestments Capital LLC acquired a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF in the first quarter worth $37,000.

Shares of NYSEARCA:IWM opened at $155.64 on Friday. iShares Russell 2000 ETF has a 52 week low of $125.81 and a 52 week high of $173.39.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 21st were given a $0.4121 dividend. This represents a $1.65 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, March 20th.

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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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