Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc boosted its stake in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE:LQD) by 18.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 3,495 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 545 shares during the period. Jones Collombin Investment Counsel Inc’s holdings in iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd were worth $421,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of LQD. Forward Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd during the second quarter valued at approximately $137,000. Trellus Management Company LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd during the second quarter valued at approximately $204,000. Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC increased its position 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 during the last quarter. Blue Sky Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd during the second quarter valued at approximately $286,000. Finally, Cadinha & Co. LLC increased its position 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 during the last quarter.

iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd (NYSE:LQD) opened at 120.27 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $120.72 and its 200 day moving average is $118.99. iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd has a one year low of $115.55 and a one year high of $124.45.

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

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About iShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd

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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