Calamos Wealth Management LLC Makes New $619,000 Investment in iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM)

Calamos Wealth Management LLC bought a new position in shares of iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM) during the fourth quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm bought 3,736 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock, valued at approximately $619,000.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Parkside Advisors LLC raised its stake in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 40.8% during the 4th quarter. Parkside Advisors LLC now owns 97,351 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $16,128,000 after acquiring an additional 28,204 shares during the period. SimpliFi Inc. grew its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 1.2% during the 4th quarter. SimpliFi Inc. now owns 78,458 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $12,998,000 after buying an additional 927 shares in the last quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC grew its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 1.9% during the 4th quarter. Archford Capital Strategies LLC now owns 6,335 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,050,000 after buying an additional 120 shares in the last quarter. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC grew its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 2.2% during the 4th quarter. Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC now owns 110,563 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $18,317,000 after buying an additional 2,386 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. grew its holdings in iShares Russell 2000 ETF by 13.1% during the 4th quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. now owns 8,877 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,470,000 after buying an additional 1,025 shares in the last quarter.

Shares of IWM opened at $167.37 on Thursday. iShares Russell 2000 ETF has a 1 year low of $143.46 and a 1 year high of $167.95. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of $164.33 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $156.24.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 20th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, December 17th were issued a dividend of $0.5973 per share. This is a positive change from iShares Russell 2000 ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.53. This represents a $2.39 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, December 16th.

About iShares Russell 2000 ETF

iShares Russell 2000 ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell 2000 Index (the Index). The Index is a float-adjusted capitalization weighted index that measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the United States equity market and includes securities issued by the approximately 2,000 smallest issuers in the Russell 3000 Index.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Russell 2000 ETF (NYSEARCA:IWM)

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