Stock Traders Buy High Volume of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF Call Options (NYSEARCA:LQD)

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (NYSEARCA:LQDGet Rating) saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Traders acquired 203,530 call options on the company. This represents an increase of approximately 230% compared to the average volume of 61,740 call options.

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF Trading Down 0.2 %

NYSEARCA:LQD opened at $107.10 on Friday. iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF has a 52 week low of $106.73 and a 52 week high of $136.21. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $111.32 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $113.56.

Institutional Inflows and Outflows

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of LQD. PFS Investments Inc. lifted its stake in iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 304.9% in the 4th quarter. PFS Investments Inc. now owns 215,346 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $28,538,000 after purchasing an additional 162,163 shares in the last quarter. Hilton Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 2.8% in the 4th quarter. Hilton Capital Management LLC now owns 109,180 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $14,469,000 after acquiring an additional 2,951 shares during the last quarter. Golden State Wealth Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 3.4% during the 4th quarter. Golden State Wealth Management LLC now owns 29,527 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,913,000 after purchasing an additional 972 shares in the last quarter. Certified Advisory Corp boosted its stake in shares of iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 12.4% during the 4th quarter. Certified Advisory Corp now owns 16,731 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $2,217,000 after purchasing an additional 1,847 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF by 25.3% during the fourth quarter. Laurel Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 6,471 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock worth $858,000 after acquiring an additional 1,308 shares in the last quarter. 83.14% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF Company Profile

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iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index (the Index), which is a rules-based index consisting of liquid, the United States dollar-denominated, investment-grade corporate bonds for sale in the United States.

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