Chesley Taft & Associates LLC increased its stake in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:IJR) by 7.1% during the third quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 467,792 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 31,040 shares during the quarter. iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF accounts for approximately 3.2% of Chesley Taft & Associates LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 2nd largest position. Chesley Taft & Associates LLC’s holdings in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF were worth $40,810,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. WP Advisors LLC bought a new position in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF in the 2nd quarter worth $103,000. JJJ Advisors Inc. bought a new position in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF in the 2nd quarter worth $115,000. Landaas & Co. WI ADV bought a new position in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF in the 2nd quarter worth $117,000. Sharkey Howes & Javer raised its holdings in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF by 43,525.0% in the 2nd quarter. Sharkey Howes & Javer now owns 1,745 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $146,000 after purchasing an additional 1,741 shares during the period. Finally, Northwest Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF in the 2nd quarter worth $149,000.

NYSEARCA:IJR opened at $79.30 on Friday. iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF has a 52 week low of $72.12 and a 52 week high of $90.56.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, October 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 27th were issued a dividend of $0.2873 per share. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 26th. This is a boost from iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. This represents a $1.15 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.45%.

iShares Core S&P Small-Cap ETF Profile

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 Core S&P Small-Cap ETF (NYSEARCA:IJR)

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