Carlson Capital Management boosted its holdings in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSEARCA:IWM) by 51.3% during the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 2,196 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after buying an additional 745 shares during the quarter. Carlson Capital Management’s holdings in iShares Russell 2000 Index were worth $335,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in IWM. Koch Industries Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 32,654.1% in the 2nd quarter. Koch Industries Inc. now owns 23,306,528 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $23,142,000 after purchasing an additional 23,235,372 shares during the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 108,947.8% in the 3rd quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. now owns 1,302,031 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $192,935,000 after purchasing an additional 1,300,837 shares during the last quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 114.2% in the 2nd quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. now owns 157,508 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $22,112,000 after purchasing an additional 1,268,270 shares during the last quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC increased its position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index by 119.2% in the 2nd quarter. Quantitative Investment Management LLC now owns 1,983,500 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $279,514,000 after purchasing an additional 1,078,800 shares during the last quarter. Finally, TIAA FSB purchased a new stake in shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $142,398,000.

iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) traded up $0.24 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $155.03. 18,438,486 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 18,967,961. The stock has a market cap of $43,140.00 and a P/E ratio of 38.76. iShares Russell 2000 Index has a 1 year low of $132.40 and a 1 year high of $155.41.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Investors of record on Friday, December 22nd were given a $0.5793 dividend. This represents a $2.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.49%. This is an increase from iShares Russell 2000 Index’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.35. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 21st. iShares Russell 2000 Index’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 48.00%.

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iShares Russell 2000 Index 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 (NYSEARCA:IWM)

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