Sigma Planning Corp boosted its position in shares of iShares Trust (BATS:FLOT) by 28.8% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 138,901 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 31,078 shares during the period. Sigma Planning Corp’s holdings in iShares Trust were worth $7,059,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in FLOT. Hefty Wealth Partners boosted its position in iShares Trust by 2.3% during the fourth quarter. Hefty Wealth Partners now owns 60,912 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,096,000 after purchasing an additional 1,345 shares during the last quarter. Oak Point Wealth Management acquired a new stake in iShares Trust during the fourth quarter valued at $1,466,000. Capital Investment Services of America Inc. boosted its position in iShares Trust by 1.9% during the fourth quarter. Capital Investment Services of America Inc. now owns 472,884 shares of the company’s stock valued at $24,032,000 after purchasing an additional 8,925 shares during the last quarter. Bremer Trust National Association boosted its position in iShares Trust by 22.9% during the fourth quarter. Bremer Trust National Association now owns 23,112 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,175,000 after purchasing an additional 4,304 shares during the last quarter. Finally, KCS Wealth Advisory acquired a new stake in iShares Trust during the fourth quarter valued at $323,000.

Shares of iShares Trust (BATS:FLOT) opened at $50.98 on Friday. iShares Trust has a 12-month low of $50.74 and a 12-month high of $51.05.

The company also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, February 7th. Investors of record on Friday, February 2nd were given a dividend of $0.0726 per share. This is a boost from iShares Trust’s previous monthly dividend of $0.07. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $0.87 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.71%.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for iShares Trust (BATS:FLOT)

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