iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (NASDAQ:TLT) was the recipient of some unusual options trading activity on Tuesday. Stock traders bought 35,706 call options on the stock. This is an increase of 105% compared to the typical daily volume of 17,438 call options.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in TLT. E&G Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond by 5.4% in the second quarter. E&G Advisors LP now owns 53,251 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $6,663,000 after buying an additional 2,747 shares during the last quarter. Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond by 2.2% in the second quarter. Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC now owns 7,259 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $900,000 after buying an additional 154 shares during the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond by 26.1% in the second quarter. TD Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,459,259 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $182,582,000 after buying an additional 302,250 shares during the last quarter. David R. Rahn & Associates Inc. increased its stake in shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond by 22.6% in the second quarter. David R. Rahn & Associates Inc. now owns 57,070 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $7,141,000 after buying an additional 10,510 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC increased its stake in shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond by 396.7% in the second quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 47,883 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $5,991,000 after buying an additional 38,243 shares during the last quarter.

iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (NASDAQ:TLT) opened at 126.37 on Friday. iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond has a 12-month low of $116.49 and a 12-month high of $140.86. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $124.82 and a 200 day moving average of $122.37.

The company also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd were issued a $0.2687 dividend. This represents a $3.22 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.55%. This is an increase from iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond’s previous monthly dividend of $0.26. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, August 1st.

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About iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond

iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of United States Treasury bonds with remaining maturities greater than 20 years. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Barclays U.S. 20+ Year Treasury Bond Index (the Underlying Index), which measures the performance of public obligations of the United States Treasury that have a remaining maturity of 20 or more years.

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