iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd (BMV:SHY) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,305,899 shares, an increase of 82.4% from the October 15th total of 716,078 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,957,618 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.3 days.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of SHY. Burt Wealth Advisors purchased a new stake in iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd in the 3rd quarter worth $104,000. SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC increased its holdings in iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd by 318.8% in the 2nd quarter. SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,445 shares of the company’s stock worth $120,000 after acquiring an additional 1,100 shares in the last quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC increased its holdings in iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd by 178.7% in the 3rd quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC now owns 1,920 shares of the company’s stock worth $160,000 after acquiring an additional 1,231 shares in the last quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust purchased a new stake in iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd in the 3rd quarter worth $166,000. Finally, TCI Wealth Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd in the 3rd quarter worth $169,000.

SHY opened at $82.89 on Friday. iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd has a 1 year low of $1,477.38 and a 1 year high of $1,667.15.

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 7th. Investors of record on Friday, November 2nd were issued a $0.1455 dividend. This represents a $1.75 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 1st. This is a positive change from iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasry Bnd Fd’s previous monthly dividend of $0.14.

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