Sigma Investment Counselors Inc. continued to hold its position in iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index (NYSE:IWF) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 11,314 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Sigma Investment Counselors Inc.’s holdings in iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index were worth $1,347,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in IWF. Country Trust Bank bought a new position in iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index during the second quarter worth about $128,000. Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index during the second quarter worth $204,000. Weatherly Asset Management L. P. acquired a new stake in iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index during the second quarter worth $206,000. Aveo Capital Partners LLC acquired a new stake in iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index during the second quarter worth $216,000. Finally, Gibson Capital LLC acquired a new stake in iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index during the second quarter worth $227,000.

Shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index (NYSE IWF) opened at 122.35 on Thursday. iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index has a 12-month low of $99.57 and a 12-month high of $123.32. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $121.00 and its 200-day moving average is $116.24.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, July 12th. Investors of record on Monday, July 10th were paid a $0.4246 dividend. This represents a $1.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.39%. This is an increase from iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, July 6th.

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About iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index

iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment returns that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 1000 Growth Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of equity securities of Russell 1000 index issuers with relatively higher price-to-book ratios and higher forecasted growth.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index (NYSE:IWF)

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