Bank of The Ozarks continued to hold its stake in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE:LQD) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,877 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Bank of The Ozarks’ holdings in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd were worth $226,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in LQD. Forward Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd during the second quarter valued at about $137,000. Trellus Management Company LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd during the second quarter valued at about $204,000. Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 14.3% in the second quarter. Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC now owns 2,000 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $241,000 after buying an additional 250 shares in the last quarter. Blue Sky Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd during the second quarter valued at about $286,000. Finally, Cadinha & Co. LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd by 9.1% in the second quarter. Cadinha & Co. LLC now owns 2,518 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $303,000 after buying an additional 210 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE:LQD) opened at 120.31 on Thursday. iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd has a one year low of $115.55 and a one year high of $124.45. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $120.75 and its 200 day moving average price is $118.98. iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd also was the recipient of unusually large options trading activity on Monday. Stock investors bought 19,500 put options on the stock. This is an increase of 394% compared to the average volume of 3,946 put options.

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd were given a dividend of $0.3179 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, August 1st. This represents a $3.81 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.17%.

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iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd Company Profile

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index (the Index), which is a rules-based index consisting of liquid, the United States dollar-denominated, investment-grade corporate bonds for sale in the United States.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE:LQD)

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