Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management raised its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) by 10.2% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 10,900 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 1,005 shares during the period. Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $1,536,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of IWM. Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index during the second quarter valued at approximately $214,000. Investment Partners Ltd. OH ADV raised its stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 1.3% in the second quarter. Investment Partners Ltd. OH ADV now owns 6,964 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $981,000 after buying an additional 90 shares during the last quarter. Greenleaf Trust raised its stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 2,302.2% in the second quarter. Greenleaf Trust now owns 38,748 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $5,460,000 after buying an additional 37,135 shares during the last quarter. Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA raised its stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 10.9% in the second quarter. Berkshire Asset Management LLC PA now owns 8,295 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,169,000 after buying an additional 816 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cue Financial Group Inc. raised its stake in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 4.3% in the second quarter. Cue Financial Group Inc. now owns 4,841 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $682,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) opened at 138.79 on Thursday. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 12-month low of $114.88 and a 12-month high of $144.25. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $141.22 and a 200 day moving average of $138.46.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 12th. Investors of record on Monday, July 10th were issued a dividend of $0.6091 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 6th. This represents a $2.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.76%. This is an increase from iShares Russell 2000 Index’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.39.

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About iShares Russell 2000 Index

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 Index (NYSE:IWM)

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