iShares Trust (NYSEARCA:AGZ) announced a monthly dividend on Friday, March 2nd, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 2nd will be paid a dividend of 0.1725 per share on Wednesday, March 7th. This represents a $2.07 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 1st. This is a boost from iShares Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.16.

Shares of iShares Trust (NYSEARCA AGZ) traded down $0.18 during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching $111.43. 5,794 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 26,857. iShares Trust has a 1-year low of $111.17 and a 1-year high of $114.58.

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