Investors Purchase Large Volume of Put Options on iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ:IEF)

iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (NASDAQ:IEFGet Rating) was the target of some unusual options trading on Thursday. Stock traders bought 22,151 put options on the company. This is an increase of 131% compared to the average daily volume of 9,571 put options.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of IEF. SimpliFi Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF by 2.4% during the 1st quarter. SimpliFi Inc. now owns 4,059 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $436,000 after purchasing an additional 97 shares during the last quarter. King Wealth increased its position in shares of iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. King Wealth now owns 13,949 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $1,427,000 after purchasing an additional 98 shares during the last quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. increased its position in shares of iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF by 2.5% during the 4th quarter. Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 4,179 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $480,000 after purchasing an additional 101 shares during the last quarter. Evercore Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF by 3.2% during the 4th quarter. Evercore Wealth Management LLC now owns 3,418 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $393,000 after purchasing an additional 105 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SBB Research Group LLC increased its position in shares of iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF by 1.3% during the 1st quarter. SBB Research Group LLC now owns 9,023 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $970,000 after purchasing an additional 116 shares during the last quarter.

iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF Price Performance

NASDAQ IEF opened at $98.60 on Friday. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $102.35 and a 200 day simple moving average of $103.66. iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF has a 12 month low of $97.99 and a 12 month high of $117.22.

iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF Cuts Dividend

The business also recently declared a monthly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 8th. Investors of record on Friday, September 2nd were given a $0.179 dividend. This represents a $2.15 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.18%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 1st.

iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF Company Profile

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iShares 7-10 Year Treasury Bond ETF (the Fund) is an is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of the United States Treasury bonds with remaining maturities between seven and ten years. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Barclays U.S.

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