Investors purchased shares of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:LQD) on weakness during trading hours on Thursday. $255.48 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $182.32 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $73.16 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF had the 10th highest net in-flow for the day. iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF traded down ($0.33) for the day and closed at $112.10

The firm also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 7th. Investors of record on Friday, November 2nd were given a $0.3693 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 1st. This represents a $4.43 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.95%. This is an increase from iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.35.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. boosted its holdings in iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 20.6% during the 2nd quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 2,869 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $328,000 after acquiring an additional 490 shares during the last quarter. Hollencrest Capital Management boosted its holdings in iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 2.0% during the 3rd quarter. Hollencrest Capital Management now owns 24,910 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $2,863,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares during the last quarter. Wedgewood Investors Inc. PA boosted its holdings in iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 22.5% during the 3rd quarter. Wedgewood Investors Inc. PA now owns 2,800 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $322,000 after acquiring an additional 514 shares during the last quarter. Midwest Professional Planners LTD. boosted its holdings in iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. Midwest Professional Planners LTD. now owns 27,481 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $3,148,000 after acquiring an additional 515 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. boosted its holdings in iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 4.2% during the 3rd quarter. Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. now owns 16,501 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $1,861,000 after acquiring an additional 659 shares during the last quarter.

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About iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:LQD)

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index (the Index), which is a rules-based index consisting of liquid, the United States dollar-denominated, investment-grade corporate bonds for sale in the United States.

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