iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:IWS) shares saw unusually-strong trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 3,458,169 shares were traded during mid-day trading, an increase of 504% from the previous session’s volume of 572,315 shares.The stock last traded at $87.35 and had previously closed at $86.83.

The business’s fifty day moving average price is $88.18 and its 200 day moving average price is $88.08.

The firm also recently disclosed a — dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, September 25th were issued a dividend of $0.4793 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.1%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, September 24th.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Covington Capital Management bought a new position in iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF during the 2nd quarter valued at about $28,000. Nuance Investments LLC grew its position in shares of iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF by 83.8% during the 2nd quarter. Nuance Investments LLC now owns 8,845 shares of the company’s stock worth $788,000 after buying an additional 4,032 shares during the period. Farmers National Bank grew its position in shares of iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF by 5.9% during the 2nd quarter. Farmers National Bank now owns 5,595 shares of the company’s stock worth $499,000 after buying an additional 313 shares during the period. Boston Private Wealth LLC acquired a new stake in shares of iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $1,111,000. Finally, FineMark National Bank & Trust grew its position in shares of iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF by 7.1% during the 2nd quarter. FineMark National Bank & Trust now owns 5,295 shares of the company’s stock worth $472,000 after buying an additional 351 shares during the period.

About iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF (NYSEARCA:IWS)

iShares Russell Mid-Cap Value ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Russell Midcap Value Index Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Russell Midcap Value Index (the Value Index). The Value Index measures the performance of the mid-capitalization value sector of the United States equity market.

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