iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Stock investors purchased 133,740 call options on the company. This is an increase of 121% compared to the average volume of 60,422 call options.

Shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) opened at 136.47 on Friday. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 52 week low of $114.88 and a 52 week high of $144.25. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $141.03 and a 200-day moving average price of $138.46.

Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of IWM. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 0.6% in the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 12,955,435 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,825,679,000 after buying an additional 75,460 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 2.9% in the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,106,605 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $578,703,000 after buying an additional 116,110 shares in the last quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 13,454.5% in the second quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 2,345,613 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $16,645,000 after buying an additional 2,328,308 shares in the last quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 119.2% in the second quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC now owns 1,983,500 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $279,514,000 after buying an additional 1,078,800 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 56.3% in the second quarter. Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings Ltd now owns 1,926,796 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $271,524,000 after buying an additional 694,400 shares in the last quarter.

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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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