Palisade Asset Management LLC lessened its holdings in shares of iShares U.S. Energy ETF (NYSEARCA:IYE) by 15.1% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 13,450 shares of the company’s stock after selling 2,400 shares during the period. Palisade Asset Management LLC owned 0.06% of iShares U.S. Energy ETF worth $485,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in IYE. SG Americas Securities LLC grew its position in shares of iShares U.S. Energy ETF by 17.5% during the 3rd quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 15,542 shares of the company’s stock valued at $652,000 after buying an additional 2,318 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its position in shares of iShares U.S. Energy ETF by 0.5% during the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 381,568 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,010,000 after buying an additional 1,822 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. grew its position in iShares U.S. Energy ETF by 12.6% in the 3rd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 19,527 shares of the company’s stock worth $819,000 after purchasing an additional 2,180 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in iShares U.S. Energy ETF by 2.5% in the 3rd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 125,586 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,270,000 after purchasing an additional 3,010 shares during the last quarter. Finally, FMR LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares U.S. Energy ETF in the third quarter valued at approximately $146,000.

Shares of NYSEARCA:IYE traded down $0.25 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $36.53. The stock had a trading volume of 333,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 594,844. iShares U.S. Energy ETF has a 1-year low of $28.99 and a 1-year high of $43.75.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 21st were paid a $0.2697 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, March 20th. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.95%. This is a positive change from iShares U.S. Energy ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.23.

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About iShares U.S. Energy ETF

iShares U.S. Energy ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Dow Jones U.S. Energy Sector Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of the oil and gas sector of the United States equity market, and includes companies in industry groups, such as oil and gas producers, and oil equipment, services and distribution.

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