iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund (BMV:AGG) saw a large increase in short interest in March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 3,858,642 shares, an increase of 69.7% from the March 15th total of 2,274,221 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 4,165,634 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.9 days.

Shares of iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund stock opened at $106.82 on Tuesday. iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund has a 12-month low of $1,920.01 and a 12-month high of $2,156.27.

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The business also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, April 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, April 3rd were paid a dividend of $0.2434 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, April 2nd. This represents a $2.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.73%. This is a boost from iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund’s previous monthly dividend of $0.24.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in AGG. Global Trust Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund in the 4th quarter valued at $101,000. Wagner Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund in the 4th quarter valued at $109,000. Santori & Peters Inc. bought a new stake in iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund in the 4th quarter valued at $110,000. Mandatum Life Insurance Co Ltd bought a new stake in iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund in the 4th quarter valued at $112,000. Finally, Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC raised its stake in iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund by 267.7% in the 4th quarter. Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC now owns 1,070 shares of the company’s stock valued at $117,000 after acquiring an additional 779 shares during the period.

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