SG Americas Securities LLC boosted its position in shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index (NYSEARCA:IWF) by 2,813.1% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 143,497 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after purchasing an additional 138,571 shares during the quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC’s holdings in iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index were worth $19,326,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the business. National Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index by 3.8% during the 2nd quarter. National Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,190 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $261,000 after acquiring an additional 80 shares during the last quarter. EP Wealth Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. EP Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 9,929 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,182,000 after acquiring an additional 175 shares during the last quarter. Farmers National Bank raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index by 15.0% during the 2nd quarter. Farmers National Bank now owns 1,498 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $178,000 after acquiring an additional 195 shares during the last quarter. Northstar Group Inc. raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index by 1.9% during the 4th quarter. Northstar Group Inc. now owns 20,334 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,739,000 after acquiring an additional 381 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Stonebridge Capital Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index by 4.2% during the 3rd quarter. Stonebridge Capital Advisors LLC now owns 9,637 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,205,000 after acquiring an additional 384 shares during the last quarter.

Shares of iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index (NYSEARCA IWF) traded up $0.65 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $144.62. 2,135,800 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,207,840. The company has a market cap of $42,460.00 and a PE ratio of 18.26. iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index has a 52 week low of $107.61 and a 52 week high of $144.81.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 22nd were given a dividend of $0.3567 per share. This represents a $1.43 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 21st. iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index’s payout ratio is 18.69%.

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iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index (NYSEARCA:IWF)

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