National Planning Corp reduced its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) by 76.1% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 94,911 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 302,877 shares during the period. iShares Russell 2000 Index accounts for 1.0% of National Planning Corp’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 18th largest position. National Planning Corp’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $13,487,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in IWM. Pillar Pacific Capital Management LLC raised its position in iShares Russell 2000 Index by 2.6% in the second quarter. Pillar Pacific Capital Management LLC now owns 1,771 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $250,000 after buying an additional 45 shares during the period. Meridian Wealth Management LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 3.6% in the second quarter. Meridian Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,773 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $250,000 after buying an additional 62 shares during the last quarter. Goelzer Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 1.7% in the second quarter. Goelzer Investment Management Inc. now owns 4,425 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $624,000 after buying an additional 72 shares during the last quarter. Lodestar Investment Counsel LLC IL raised its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 1.1% in the second quarter. Lodestar Investment Counsel LLC IL now owns 7,185 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,013,000 after buying an additional 75 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Regentatlantic Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 0.8% in the second quarter. Regentatlantic Capital LLC now owns 9,611 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,354,000 after buying an additional 76 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) opened at 136.47 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $141.03 and its 200 day moving average is $138.46. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 12 month low of $114.88 and a 12 month high of $144.25. iShares Russell 2000 Index also was the target of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Traders acquired 494,667 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 190% compared to the average daily volume of 170,608 put options.

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iShares Russell 2000 Index Company Profile

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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