Private Wealth Advisors Inc. grew its stake in shares of iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSEARCA:IJR) by 4.9% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 39,682 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after acquiring an additional 1,837 shares during the quarter. iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index comprises approximately 1.2% of Private Wealth Advisors Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 25th largest holding. Private Wealth Advisors Inc.’s holdings in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index were worth $2,945,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of IJR. Brown Advisory Inc. boosted its position in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index by 4.8% in the third quarter. Brown Advisory Inc. now owns 190,652 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $14,150,000 after buying an additional 8,704 shares during the last quarter. BB&T Securities LLC boosted its position in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index by 8.0% in the third quarter. BB&T Securities LLC now owns 214,609 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $15,928,000 after buying an additional 15,832 shares during the last quarter. Associated Banc Corp boosted its position in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index by 1.5% in the third quarter. Associated Banc Corp now owns 62,820 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $4,663,000 after buying an additional 937 shares during the last quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors boosted its position in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index by 4.2% in the third quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 157,036 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $11,655,000 after buying an additional 6,298 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC boosted its position in iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index by 240.4% in the third quarter. Moneta Group Investment Advisors LLC now owns 37,430 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,778,000 after buying an additional 26,435 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSEARCA:IJR) traded up $0.47 during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $77.50. The company had a trading volume of 3,774,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,849,996. iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index has a 52-week low of $66.26 and a 52-week high of $77.75.

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About iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index

iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF, formerly iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index Fund, seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of publicly traded securities in the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares S&P SmallCap 600 Index (NYSEARCA:IJR)

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