iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF (NASDAQ:IUSG) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest

iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF (NASDAQ:IUSGGet Rating) was the recipient of a significant decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 55,100 shares, a decrease of 73.6% from the March 31st total of 208,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 676,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.1 days.

NASDAQ:IUSG opened at $93.49 on Thursday. iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF has a 12 month low of $91.65 and a 12 month high of $117.49. The business’s 50-day moving average is $100.88 and its 200 day moving average is $107.01.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 30th. Investors of record on Friday, March 25th were given a $0.20 dividend. This is an increase from iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 24th.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of IUSG. Bank of America Corp DE lifted its position in shares of iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF by 6.0% in the second quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 31,066,745 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,137,119,000 after buying an additional 1,752,789 shares in the last quarter. Capital Analysts LLC lifted its position in shares of iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF by 22.6% in the third quarter. Capital Analysts LLC now owns 27,958 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,863,000 after buying an additional 5,158 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its position in iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF by 1.9% during the third quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 1,009,749 shares of the company’s stock valued at $103,410,000 after purchasing an additional 18,957 shares during the period. Clear Perspectives Financial Planning LLC purchased a new stake in iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF during the third quarter valued at approximately $40,000. Finally, Benedetti & Gucer Inc. raised its position in iShares Core S&P U.S. Growth ETF by 2.9% during the third quarter. Benedetti & Gucer Inc. now owns 25,750 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,637,000 after purchasing an additional 731 shares during the period.

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