Traders sold shares of iShares US Real Estate ETF (NYSE:IYR) on strength during trading hours on Monday. $34.67 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $93.65 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $58.98 million out of the stock. Of all stocks tracked, iShares US Real Estate ETF had the 7th highest net out-flow for the day. iShares US Real Estate ETF traded up $0.71 for the day and closed at $79.89

The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $79.91 and its 200-day moving average price is $79.24. iShares US Real Estate ETF also was the target of unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock investors acquired 15,987 call options on the company. This is an increase of 362% compared to the typical volume of 3,457 call options.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Fiduciary Trust Co. purchased a new stake in iShares US Real Estate ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $108,000. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners LLC purchased a new stake in iShares US Real Estate ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $204,000. HL Financial Services LLC purchased a new stake in iShares US Real Estate ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $214,000. Good Life Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in iShares US Real Estate ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $215,000. Finally, Alerus Financial NA purchased a new stake in iShares US Real Estate ETF during the second quarter valued at approximately $240,000.

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About iShares US Real Estate ETF

iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF, formerly iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund (the Fund), is a non-diversified fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of the real estate sector of the United States equity market, and includes companies in the industry groups, such as real estate holding and development and real estate investment trusts (REITs).

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