Traders Buy Shares of Ishares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund (SHV) on Weakness

Investors purchased shares of Ishares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund (NASDAQ:SHV) on weakness during trading on Tuesday. $55.04 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $17.73 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $37.31 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Ishares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund had the 19th highest net in-flow for the day. Ishares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund traded down ($0.01) for the day and closed at $110.27

The firm also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Monday, May 7th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 2nd were given a dividend of $0.1233 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, May 1st. This is an increase from Ishares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund’s previous monthly dividend of $0.11. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.34%.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Sigma Investment Management Co lifted its position in Ishares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund by 7.8% during the 1st quarter. Sigma Investment Management Co now owns 6,414 shares of the company’s stock valued at $708,000 after purchasing an additional 463 shares during the period. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in Ishares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund by 0.8% during the 4th quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 62,660 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,908,000 after purchasing an additional 508 shares during the period. Tortoise Investment Management LLC lifted its position in Ishares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund by 6.9% during the 4th quarter. Tortoise Investment Management LLC now owns 7,895 shares of the company’s stock valued at $870,000 after purchasing an additional 510 shares during the period. Mechanics Bank Trust Department lifted its position in Ishares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund by 5.6% during the 4th quarter. Mechanics Bank Trust Department now owns 10,697 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,179,000 after purchasing an additional 565 shares during the period. Finally, MML Investors Services LLC increased its stake in shares of Ishares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund by 28.3% in the 4th quarter. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 4,300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $474,000 after acquiring an additional 949 shares during the last quarter.

Ishares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund Company Profile

iShares Short Treasury Bond ETF (the Fund), formerly iShares Barclays Short Treasury Bond Fund, is an exchange-traded fund (ETF). The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Barclays Capital U.S. Short Treasury Bond Index (the Index). The Index measures the performance of public obligations of the United States Treasury that have a remaining maturity of between 1 and 12 months.

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