Short Interest in iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (TLT) Rises By 23.2%

iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (NASDAQ:TLT) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in October. As of October 13th, there was short interest totalling 12,319,055 shares, an increase of 23.2% from the September 29th total of 10,001,497 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,966,494 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. CI Investments Inc. increased its holdings in shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond by 17.5% in the 2nd quarter. CI Investments Inc. now owns 865,880 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $108,339,000 after acquiring an additional 128,880 shares during the period. Nomura Holdings Inc. increased its holdings in shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond by 133.3% in the 2nd quarter. Nomura Holdings Inc. now owns 100,002 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $12,466,000 after acquiring an additional 400,261 shares during the period. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. increased its holdings in shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond by 12.7% in the 2nd quarter. Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. now owns 24,240 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock valued at $3,033,000 after acquiring an additional 2,733 shares during the period. Airain ltd acquired a new position in shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond in the 2nd quarter valued at $1,199,000. Finally, Lenox Wealth Management Inc. acquired a new position in shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond in the 2nd quarter valued at $2,095,000.

Shares of iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond (NASDAQ:TLT) opened at 123.24 on Friday. iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond has a 12-month low of $116.49 and a 12-month high of $132.11. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $125.20 and a 200 day moving average of $124.71.

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Friday, October 6th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 3rd were issued a $0.2524 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $3.03 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.46%.

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About iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond

iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF (the Fund) is an exchange-traded fund. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of an index composed of United States Treasury bonds with remaining maturities greater than 20 years. The Fund seeks to track the investment results of the Barclays U.S. 20+ Year Treasury Bond Index (the Underlying Index), which measures the performance of public obligations of the United States Treasury that have a remaining maturity of 20 or more years.

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