iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (NYSEARCA:IWF)

iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (NYSEARCA:IWF) was the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Investors bought 4,687 call options on the company. This is an increase of approximately 1,021% compared to the typical volume of 418 call options.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Annapolis Financial Services LLC acquired a new position in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF in the fourth quarter worth about $25,000. Better Money Decisions LLC bought a new stake in shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF during the first quarter valued at approximately $28,000. Mcmillion Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $33,000. Cowa LLC acquired a new position in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $34,000. Finally, Mascoma Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF in the first quarter valued at approximately $39,000.

NYSEARCA:IWF traded down $1.19 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $250.25. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,220,751 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,400,939. iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF has a fifty-two week low of $177.93 and a fifty-two week high of $263.21. The stock has a fifty day moving average of $254.71 and a 200-day moving average of $242.23.

iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF Company Profile

iShares Russell 1000 Growth ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment returns that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 1000 Growth Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of equity securities of Russell 1000 index issuers with relatively higher price-to-book ratios and higher forecasted growth.

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