New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares Trust (NYSEARCA:HDV) by 0.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 8,490 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 66 shares during the period. New England Investment & Retirement Group Inc.’s holdings in iShares Trust were worth $706,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. LifePlan Financial Group Inc boosted its position in iShares Trust by 7.8% in the second quarter. LifePlan Financial Group Inc now owns 3,237 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $269,000 after buying an additional 233 shares in the last quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of iShares Trust by 12.1% in the second quarter. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 3,701 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $308,000 after buying an additional 400 shares in the last quarter. Smith Salley & Associates boosted its position in shares of iShares Trust by 39.0% in the second quarter. Smith Salley & Associates now owns 4,355 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $362,000 after buying an additional 1,223 shares in the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. boosted its position in shares of iShares Trust by 73.6% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 4,469 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $372,000 after buying an additional 1,895 shares in the last quarter. Finally, First Heartland Consultants Inc. boosted its position in shares of iShares Trust by 8.4% in the second quarter. First Heartland Consultants Inc. now owns 5,663 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $471,000 after buying an additional 441 shares in the last quarter.

iShares Trust (HDV) opened at 84.73 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $83.91 and its 200 day moving average is $83.70. iShares Trust has a one year low of $77.86 and a one year high of $85.84.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Trust (NYSEARCA:HDV)

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