Peak Asset Management LLC increased its stake in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF (BATS:NEAR) by 50.9% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 11,496 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 3,877 shares during the quarter. Peak Asset Management LLC’s holdings in iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF were worth $578,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Stratford Consulting LLC boosted its position in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 107.6% in the first quarter. Stratford Consulting LLC now owns 20,757 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,043,000 after buying an additional 10,757 shares during the period. National Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 6.8% in the first quarter. National Asset Management Inc. now owns 25,413 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,277,000 after buying an additional 1,624 shares during the period. Foster & Motley Inc. boosted its position in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 33.8% in the first quarter. Foster & Motley Inc. now owns 17,207 shares of the company’s stock worth $864,000 after buying an additional 4,343 shares during the period. PFG Advisors boosted its position in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 16.6% in the first quarter. PFG Advisors now owns 72,855 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,661,000 after buying an additional 10,380 shares during the period. Finally, Bernardo Wealth Planning LLC boosted its position in shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF by 3.5% in the first quarter. Bernardo Wealth Planning LLC now owns 117,872 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,922,000 after buying an additional 3,973 shares during the period.

Shares of iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF stock opened at $50.24 on Wednesday. iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF has a 12 month low of $50.10 and a 12 month high of $50.30.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, May 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 2nd were given a $0.119 dividend. This represents a $1.43 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.84%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, May 1st. This is a boost from iShares Short Maturity Bond ETF’s previous monthly dividend of $0.12.

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