iShares US Real Estate ETF Target of Unusually High Options Trading (NYSEARCA:IYR)

iShares US Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:IYRGet Rating) was the recipient of unusually large options trading on Thursday. Investors purchased 51,703 put options on the stock. This represents an increase of 67% compared to the average volume of 30,905 put options.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On iShares US Real Estate ETF

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in IYR. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in iShares US Real Estate ETF by 55.3% during the second quarter. O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC now owns 295 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $27,000 after acquiring an additional 105 shares during the period. Massmutual Trust Co. FSB ADV bought a new position in iShares US Real Estate ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $32,000. Newbridge Financial Services Group Inc. increased its position in iShares US Real Estate ETF by 70.4% in the 2nd quarter. Newbridge Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 409 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock worth $38,000 after buying an additional 169 shares during the period. Venture Visionary Partners LLC bought a new position in iShares US Real Estate ETF in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $39,000. Finally, EWG Elevate Inc. bought a new position in iShares US Real Estate ETF in the 4th quarter worth approximately $42,000.

iShares US Real Estate ETF Stock Performance

Shares of IYR opened at $90.51 on Friday. The business’s fifty day moving average price is $86.08 and its 200 day moving average price is $89.28. iShares US Real Estate ETF has a 12-month low of $75.66 and a 12-month high of $113.13.

iShares US Real Estate ETF Company Profile

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iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF, formerly iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund (the Fund), is a non-diversified fund. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of the real estate sector of the United States equity market, and includes companies in the industry groups, such as real estate holding and development and real estate investment trusts (REITs).

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